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Sat, 24 Dec



​Photography in Turkey today

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​Photography in Turkey today
​Photography in Turkey today

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24 Dec 2016, 15:00

arthere, Rasimpaşa, Beydağı Sk 3 A, 34716 Kadıköy/İstanbul, Turkey

About the event

​With a generous support of the IBC (International Blue crescent), arthereistanbul will organize and an empowerment program for emerging artists and art professionals. The serie of workshops and art talks will be organised with several art professionals including art managers, academics, curators, thinkers, and art critics, the series of talks, workshops will be during December 2016. Aim of the workshops and talks is to bring emerging Syrian and Turkish artists together to discuss the challenges and ways to deal with the art scene and system in Turkey, inform them regarding their rights and exchange experiences and knowledge, Also provide some practical and hand on workshops on art related topics and subjects.  Saturday, Geniş Açı Project Office (GAPO) will present the photography in Turkey and opens a discussion about the photography production in Turkey in the last quarter of this century and ask questions as follows: how the expanding of the communication channels effects the photography production as it effects the other art fields, where the photography stands in the general art production in Turkey.  About GAPO: Geniş Açı Project Office (GAPO) was founded at the beginning of 2007, based on the experience and expertise of Geniş Açı Photography Magazine, which was published between 1997-2006. GAPO is an organizational and curatorial team working in coordination with both national and international art institutions to organize exhibitions, workshops and educational programmes and publish books, as well as providing advice for photographers, coordinating traveling exhibitions and parallel events, and giving advanced level lectures in the field of photography.  Please register: limited with 25 people

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