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İstanbul Theatre Festival is Back in Town

  It is that time of the year again! “The festival” is back in town! The 20th edition of the Istanbul Theatre Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) will take place from 3 – 28 May 2016. The festival will once again offer theatregoers an[…]

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”Till It’s Gone” at Istanbul MODERN and Joni Mitchell

  Since January 16th, Istanbul Modern has been home to a very interesting and rich exhibition on nature and sustainability: Till It’s Gone. The exhibition undertakes a conceptual research on nature and focuses on ecological issues thanks to striking displays of different artists. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and other form[…]

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Sabiha Rüştü Bozcalı

illustration

  Described as “one of the leading female illustrators in Turkey”, Sabiha Rüştü Bozcalı, definitely deserves to be mentioned in the art scene chronology. And I will do so accordingly. However in the name of being honest, I need to explain how disturbed I feel every time “being female” is underlined while[…]

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Ta Fota (The Lights)

I can not remember if I ever watched the ‘great blessing of the waters’ ceremony in Ta Fota feast live in the shores of Golden Horn or on TV. My memories are quite vague about it. The only clear thing is I watched it always with excitement. And with a[…]

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İstanbul ve kar

Her sene yeni yıla girmeden evvel bir haber peydah olur. “Bu sene yeni yıla karla mı gireceğiz ?”  Her defasında bir heyecan, kimisine göre bir panik derken 31 Aralık akşamlarında lapa lapa kar gördüğüm bir seneye tam anlamıyla denk gelemedim. 2016 bu defa böyle olmadı. Gerçekten, haberler tahminlerle kalmayıp bu[…]

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ISTANBUL IS CONTEMPORARY

Şehirdeki bizi bekleyen muhteşem heyecandan bahsetmek istiyorum birazcık. C O N T E M P O R A R Y  İ S T A N B U L Hem de bu sene onuncu yaş gününü kutlayacağız bu güzel sanat fuarının.. Ruhum o koridorlarında ezilsin dediğim, tüm yeni sanatı kucaklayan, yeni[…]

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Filmekimi 2015

  Yes, the summer is over. No, it’s not depressing at all. The city prepares to welcome another artful month to feed craving minds with inspiration. As not-so-cold breeze begins to chill us, we’ll have the chance to enjoy over 40 movies in cozy theatres thanks to Filmekimi, from 2nd till[…]

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