Göksin was fascinated by the May 68 events and covered them all, day by day, hour by hour. He was present at the very first demonstrations in early May. He was also present when Odéon and the Sorbonne were evacuated by the police force. He was even the only one to photograph the infamous thugs (katangais) who occupied the place. For a long time all these photos remained unknown and were very little published. It was only in 1998 during the Mois de la Photo in Paris that Göksin exhibited them for the first time. It should be noted that Göksin was hit by a teargas grenade right in the face which most luckily did not explode.
October 10, 2011