Karma Houses

Karma Houses

Yalıkavak, Turkey
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A life founded on an ideal dwelling – utopia


Holiday: An inception: you are not happy with your job and life. A temporary and degenerate opportunity to escape: hide – forget - ignore. Creating an illusion, rather than pleasing; hiding unhappiness and boredom behind a shallow image; associating them with fake vacation montages displayed on billboards, with which people tends to feel alike, rather than real, genuine reality. Or: A life founded on an ideal dwelling – utopia; as in the history – carved onto the genes – of the Aegean and the Mediterranean. Humble and unpretentious; seeking the balance – between the virtues of satisfying oneself within one’s inner being for only what is needed and truly enough with the value of living together with others – and intimacy. Togetherness rather than isolation, simple and refined joys of life rather than consumption – with a delicate effort to draw the boundaries of personal perimeters – kindly. Birefly, trying and hoping; simple living – overriding image and establishing the ground for happiness and joy. Sometimes what you try and experiment is more important than what you achieve. It is a trial – an experimental endeavour. Its success; to share with all those who will phase from it – not for the ego of its creator or its constructions….

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