Perşembe Pazarı String Walk

string, paper labels

125' overall

December 6, 1998, 12:10 to 2:08 PM

Istanbul, Turkey

On a Sunday, when businesses were closed, I walked through Perşembe Pazarı, the hardware district of Istanbul, and picked up pieces of string, labeling each piece with the time and street I found it and tying it to the previous piece.

I've displayed the piece various ways - stretched out in a long line wrapping around the room, and in a bird's nest clump as in these two views.