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"I come from Istanbul – a quite particular place to grow up in. Its position, being divided by the Bosporus, having land both in Europe and Asia, makes the Istanbul people almost schizophrenic in a way. When you cross the bridge to go to work, it says: "Welcome to Europe" and then you go back home again: "Welcome to Asia". You can never make up your mind as to where you belong; you end up always being in an in-between state…"