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SEP 13 - OCT 20 - 2017
Culture in Transition
ISTANBUL

Mahalla Festival in Istanbul was the first festival of an emerging network of global players working in the field of arts and culture focusing on the current migration flow. The festival took place in the frame of parallel events of the 15th Istanbul Biennial between September 13 and October 20.

Venues: Contemporary Istanbul, SALT Galata, Italian Cultural Institute, Cezayir, Austrian Cultural Forum, Bomontiada, Studio-X Istanbul, MARSistanbul, arthere

About the Festival
18
Events
37
Participants
8
Venues
25
Partners
16
Country

[ News ]

24
Oct 2017

15th Istanbul Art Biennial: Artists in Istanbul grapple with migration

Volkan Aslan, Video: Home, Sweet Home. http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/10/migration-heart-of-istanbul-biennial.html Ayla Jean Yackley features artistic positions around the refugee crisis in the frame of the 15th Istanbul Biennial…

23
Oct 2017

The dialogue in the state of emergency

  Görgün Taner, general director of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV - the organizer of the Istanbul Biennial) expressed the need for…

18
Oct 2017

Non ho l’età

  The song that touched a generation of immigrants   a documentary by Olmo Cerri, 2017, 93' Screening at the Italian Cultural Institute Istanbul with…

[ Newsletter ]

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[ PARTICIPANTS In Istanbul ]

FIDE DAYO
Flimmaker

    THEO ESHETU
    Artist

      AHMED BUGRI
      Director, Foundation for Shelter and Support to Migrants

        SAMAH HIJAWI
        Artist

          TANJA KNAUS
          Filmmaker and Project Manager FLAX

            LANNA IDRISS
            Process Management and Outsourcing, Founder of FLAX

              ASLI ÖZARSLAN
              Filmmaker

                BETTINA HUTSCHEK
                Artist, Curator and Founder of Fragmenta

                  GLEN CALLEJA
                  Artist and co-founder of Studio Solipsis

                    NAWAR BULBUL
                    Theater Director

                      GIANLUCA GATTA
                      Docent at the University of Naples

                        ANGELIKA STEPKEN
                        Director of Villa Romana

                          THOMAS BÜSCH
                          Filmmaker and Secretary General, diyalog

                            MAREN RICHTER
                            Curator, Valletta 2018

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