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Karagöz

2009

Karagöz

Karagöz is a shadow play based on the fact that the shape of a human, an animal or an object made of camel or buffalo skin is attached to rods and moves with the light from behind on the white screen.

The artist who plays Karagöz is called "imaginary". Imaginations are the creators of the game and during the show they change the game according to the characteristics of the audience, change the position of the scenes and update the game. In the Karagöz game, the topics are picked up with funny objects, ambiguity, exaggerations, puns, oral imitations are the main comic characters. Karagöz is the leading player in the game.