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In Greek mythology, during the chaotic times of the rst godly beings before the cosmos was formed, Gyes was one of the three sons of Gaia and Uranus who had one hundred arms and fty heads. The rst of this video art trilogy which represents the three giant names of mythology – Gyes (terror) Kottos (anger), Brianos (strength) – is Gyes; presented in the world on a major scale, and represented in Turkey, especially in Istanbul as a futuristic image through the horri c point urban transformation, changing living spheres and unjust living conditions have reached. Today, Istanbul has become a giant construction site where the terrifying re ections of the applied urban politics can be seen through the disappearance of ethnic identities, and the gap in the living conditions of individuals. These terrifying images of the new living spaces are part of the utopian world aimed to be created through the process of modernization, turning into the fantastic dystopian hero Gyes, which has the scary potential to take over the world in the future.

Duygu Nazlı Akova