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Ali Doğan Gönültaş (TUR)

Ali Doğan Gönültaş (TUR)Ali Doğan Gönültaş is a Kurdish artist from Kiğı. Turkey’s Eastern Anatolia region is a cradle of multilingualism where people speak various Kurdish languages, Turkish, the Indo-Iranian language Zazaki, and sometimes even Armenian. ‘Anatolia, the mother of tunes. Mesopotamia, the mother of cultures. Ali Doğan Gönültaş, with his delving rhythmic journey, awakes the layers of cultural divinity and embraces all its population. His magnificent study of the tunes of these lands places a tear in my eye and makes hope to smile simultaneously.’ (Zekeriya S. Şen, Istanbul)