Technology and the Turkish Mind: Internet Animation as Counter Culture in Turkey

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This paper is an attempt at interpreting the relationship between the adoption of new communications technologies, such as the internet, and how they are transformed and used in expression of a resisting cultural identity through content creation, namely internet flash animation in Turkey. The study discusses the Turkish adaptation of media of communication as a social practice and as a means of social resistance and cultural expression. Its main focus is on internet use and especially around the use of humorous animated stories on the web.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-217
JournalCINEJ Cinema Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2014



  • Internet
  • animation
  • satire
  • AKP
  • globalization
  • media
  • Turkey
  • censorship

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