“What is Contemporary?” in Belgrade and Istanbul

Isidora Ficovic had a residency in Istanbul 2006. She produced a Video discussing the question “What is Contemporary?”. “While I was on the residency program of Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center I felt very much ‘contemporary’. I wondered whether this could be understood as a kind of commune, or as mutual feelings between people?” (İsidora Ficovic) She spoke with Ahmet Ogut, Anton Vidokle, Oyku Ozsoy, Josuander Pol, Liesbeth Bik, Ozge Aci…

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Ways of Seeing

…uary 30, 2014 InEnArt organized the first gathering of the Istanbul artist residency programs at Cezayir, Istanbul. 25 years ago the Berlin Residency Program organized and financed by the Berlin Senate was the first of its kind. Today there are more then ten regular programs inviting artists from Europe to stay, live and work in Istanbul for a period of time.   [widgetkit id=13717] During the gathering and after a presentation of the InEnArt platf…

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In Situ

…ra Büyüktaşçıyan’s exhibition “In Situ”. Büyüktaşçıyan completed a 4-month residency in 2012 at the studio provided by PiST/// Research and Production Residency: PIRPIR, and “In Situ”, one of the projects she developed during this period, is exhibited at PiST/// between May 22 – June 15, 2013. Demolition is a topic which got a symbol for history management in Istanbul most recently. Hera Büyüktaşçıyan created a sensitive monument of memories with…

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INTERDISCIPLINARY PRACTICES IN BIO ART

…. Several sub-genres of bio art exist within this overarching term. Summer Residency at School of Visual Arts, New York FROM THE LABORATORY TO THE STUDIO May 21-June 21 This interdisciplinary residency will take place in the new Fine Arts Nature and Technology Laboratory located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea gallery district. Participants will have access to all of the facilities. Each student will be assigned an individual workstation….

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Sapun Ghar

…ellor and accustomed by the Istanbul based association DIYALOG. During her residency in Istanbul she started an ongoing project on the so called Aleppo Soap. For the first time Iris Andrascheck is presenting this ongoing project at the Büyük Valide Han in Istanbul in the frame of parallel events of the 16th Istanbul Biennial organized in cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum in Istanbul. Iris Andrascheck participated into the Mahalla Festiv…

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…. The selected artists are working and living in Istanbul for 6 month. The residency program is supported and supervised by the Istanbul based cultural initiative diyalog. The intention of the granted stay in Istanbul is to provide the artists with a stimulating, enriching experience. Alexander Tuchacek is the fifth artist-in-residence of this program and he will stay in Istanbul until the end of January 2018. GaleriBu Serdar-ı Ekrem Sok. No:11 Ga…

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Network of Residential Art Programs

…eetings and virtually through our website. Those interested in attending a residency can use the information and resources on our website, gaining insights into the profiles of our members and staying informed about their events and application deadlines. Since 1993, through the volunteer efforts of of the Board of Directors and countless partners and friends, Res Artis has grown to become the largest network of its kind, promoting the role of res…

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Newroz

…, no trial, just an administrative decision to deport me after 25 years of residency in Turkey”. He said the invitations found in his bag were issued by the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic party, and featured a reference to Kurdish self-determination and a small picture of a barricade. On Friday – March 18th Chris Stephensonhas received news from the authorities that now there is “no ban on him entering Turkey” anymore and he can return. The Peopl…

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Artist Talk

…eis of the Erich Hauser Foundation and the Goethe-Institute Villa Kamogawa Residency, Kyoto. Other residencies and awards include the MAK-Schindler Artists and Architects-in-Residence Program, Los Angeles (2013) and the Te Emdash Award, Frieze Foundation (2011). [widgetkit id=20838] Ana Strika – artist-in-residence from Zurich Since 2015 the City of Zurich awards an artist-in-residence grant for Istanbul in the frame of its cultural promotion prog…

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