While ISIS’s territorial caliphate in Iraq and Syria has come to an end, the threat presented by the group and others like it is alive and well. Tens of thousands of ISIS fighters, both foreign and local, as well as their families and children, are now in the hands of the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Iraqi military and security services, presenting an immediate and pressing challenge.
Art and Culture in Conflict Areas ORF – Kulturmontag 7 min The artist Adalet R. Garmiany and his art initiative ArtRole is working on a new project: a documentary about Mosul after ISIS. One of the largest ArtRole’s project in recent years. ‘Mosul My Home’ Is a project addressing the hope and dreams of people of […]
The largest airport of the world represents the gigantomania of the New Turkey by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Its manifestation in the cityscape is an artistically barely developed field. The artist Murat Germen photographically fixes the urban transformation processes of Istanbul and analyzes it with digital montages. The focus is also on the unmasking of […]
Even though the Foreign Office has meanwhile defused its travel warning for Turkey, the authorities continue to warn against arrests in the country. The German tourists do not seem to touch that. Tourism on the Bosporus is booming. n-tv, August 2018
The Turkish association diyalog and the Sustainable Design Collective, Malta, are organizing the next video workshop between June 18 and 26 in Malta in cooperation with the Sudanese Migration Association, Spark15, Rima and the Foundation for Support and Shelter to Migrants. This workshop is part of the Mahalla festival organized by diyalog. The video workshops […]
Many journalists are imprisoned in Turkey. If it comes to the process, the cartoonists are the one who spread images from the court. Zeynep Özatalay and Murat Başol are known for their imaginative, artistic illustrations. Now they are voluntarily pursuing political processes, documenting them graphically and sharing them on social networks. arte metropolis February 2018