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Akin Sipal explores his family history and the role language and literature play in it.
The grandfather: an intellectual who helped to introduce literary and intellectual modernity to Turkey. The father: a psychologist who reflects on the concept of home in times of digital media. The son: a filmmaker and award-winning theater author. In BABA EVI, Akin Şipal (THE BICYCLE) explores the small intricacies of his family relationships.
In his essayistic graduation film from the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (HfbK), he confronts the enthusiasm for language and literature that is omnipresent in his family with disappointments and different priorities other members attribute to family life.