Searching Traces

…ial of educational events for displaced people in Istanbul under the title Searching Traces which will take place between December 13th and 21th in Istanbul. Searching Traces is a serial of workshops around the fields of Modern Dance, Theatre and Film. Displaced young Syrian Dissidents are going to train refugees in their disciplines. They will work on topics shaping their current living situation. The loss of a normal living structure like school…

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Searching Traces

…emselves. We are happy to announce the continuation of our workshop series Searching Traces, which was founded in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Istanbul in 2014. The dance workshop conducted by Ziya Azazi for displaced people living in Istanbul is this time also open for Turkish participants. This workshop organized by diyalog in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut will take place between April 6th and 11th at the Dancentrum İstanbul (Harb…

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Black Sea Traces

…suggest the reasons why Alptekin chose and collected them; he also detects traces of his own professional past, thanks to the projects the two artists worked on together. There are also some objects that Boyadjiev includes in his selection purely for their design or aura. This text was first published at SALT online… Read more… ‘Time Machine No Network’ 1st Biennale in Konjic Thomas Büsch Melancholia in Arkadia Hüseyin Alptekin, Me…

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Screening Traces

…s to express the thoughts and experiences they are dealing with. Entiteled Searching Traces they had the opportunity to treat the difficult daily life conditions they are facing in a foreign country without any hope for an immediate return in a fictional way. Different videos came out of the workshop conducted by Ziad Homsi, Sabine Küper-Büsch and Thomas Büsch. Four short films are now picked to be screened in attendance of the filmmakers: We will…

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Launching StreetWalking!

…ial of educational events for displaced people in Istanbul under the title Searching Traces which will take place between December 13th and 20th. You are invited to celebrate with us the launch of StreetWalking and Searching Traces and its web extension with a general introduction, film screenings, music and a cocktail at Cezayir, Firuzağa Mh., Hayriye Cd No:16, Beyoğlu in Istanbul on December 11 at 7 pm. [widgetkit id=16839] StreetWalking is a re…

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Quiz: Displacement and Migration

…ife and art, but also often triggering continuing struggles and conflicts. Searching Traces, Dance Workshop by Ziya Azazi, Photo Katharina Schmidt With Searching Traces InEnArt in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut created a workshop series in Istanbul in December 2014 that gave people with forced migration backgrounds the opportunity to look back on and reappraise their experiences in order to find new perspectives and overcome isolation and tr…

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Forced Migration and the Arts

…p for youngster about stilts in Mardin. InEnArt lauchned the video channel Searching Traces, presenting short videos about forced migration and the living condition in exil on the example of Istanbul. The workshops explored how processes of forced displacement can be and have been reflected in works of art and other forms of cultural expression. Forced migrants found exil in countries like Lebanon or Turkey, they are working hard to build on the m…

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Ante-Chamber to the Living Room

…e Goethe-Institut, being misspelled as ‘’Goethe Institute’’ or the project Searching Traces being wrongly listed as “In Search of Traces”. Furthermore associations are not mentioned like Ad.dar, a community center for Syrian and Palestinian-Syrian Refugees in Istanbul. Ad.dar is active for about two years and belongs to those supportive powers, who helped to give Syrian children excess to school education. With reference to those mistakes, maybe t…

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Short Films on the Topics of Displacement

…Art team in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut under the title Searching Traces. Searching Traces is an ongoing workshop series conducted for the first time in 2014 and aimed at forced migrants who are living in Istanbul and young filmmakers from Turkey and other countries who are as well based in Istanbul. In Summer 2015 the film group moved to the topic Chance of Diversity. Turkish and international young filmmakers joined, all together they p…

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