Seeing a Turkish artist’s video installation of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah inspired Calvin Hui (above), co-founder and chairman of Hong Kong- and London- based art gallery 3812 Gallery.
Seeing a Turkish artist’s video installation of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah inspired Calvin Hui (above), co-founder and chairman of Hong Kong- and London- based art gallery 3812 Gallery.
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‘I felt so vulnerable. I almost cried’: Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah lip-synced on video by a woman in Turkey inspired Hong Kong art gallery founder

  • Turkish artist Ferhat Özgür’s video shows a woman in a headscarf lip-syncing to the Leonard Cohen song Hallelujah with Ankara construction sites as a backdrop
  • Calvin Hui of 3812 Gallery saw it in an abandoned building in Berlin, and was immediately moved by the video, returning the next day to watch it again

Seeing a Turkish artist’s video installation of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah inspired Calvin Hui (above), co-founder and chairman of Hong Kong- and London- based art gallery 3812 Gallery.
Seeing a Turkish artist’s video installation of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah inspired Calvin Hui (above), co-founder and chairman of Hong Kong- and London- based art gallery 3812 Gallery.
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