MARKER ON PAPER – MEET A YOUNG NEW TALENT: SEFA ÇAKIR

Sefa Çakır is a young artist age 27 living and working in Istanbul. He has an academic career in arts and is busy with...

ARTIST PORTRAIT – SINAN TUNCAY

This summer turned out to be one of those lazy summers where you just can't be bothered to do anything, in my case I...

HOW TO TELL OF PEACE TO A LIVING DOVE – INTERVIEW...

This interview was done in Turkish and translated to English. Please scroll down to read the Turkish version.   In your new exhibition, you say “There...

“ART IS NOT GOING TO SAVE HUMANITY!” CEMAL GURSEL @VERSUS ART...

My dearest curator friend Özlem Ünsal invited me to a brunch hosted by Versus Art Project celebrating Cemal Gürsel's next solo opening tomorrow (10th...

“A DAY WILL COME AND LIFE WILL GO ON WITHOUT ME”...

"Art will never be able to save the world!" On the contrary to what your works show, you are a new artist. How did it...

A LIFE FULL OF PERFORMANCE ART

Burçak Konukman, a young performance artist, who is focused into video installations, live performances and site specific interventions speaks about what it takes to...

ELEKTRA KB – “POWER ONLY BRINGS TYRANNY”

Elektra KB, born in Odessa, Ukraine, is a Colombian artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York and Berlin. KB’s practice is interdisciplinary encompassing:...

CLASSIC GOES POP WITH YUSUF AYGEÇ

Yusuf Aygeç is a very young artist who lives in Istanbul, works with oil on canvas and has a style that reinterprets the past...

Message from the Chairman: ALİ GÜRELİ

The four - day marathon of Contemporary Istanbul was estimated as; 67,000 visitors and 50 million Dollars worth of artworks sold. Now that the fair...

NIHAL MARTLI EN ROUTE TO NEW YORK CITY

The Clemente NY, New York, is pleased to announce Things That Count . . . Things That Don’t, an exhibition of contemporary Turkish art, presented...

KAAN KOÇ: “DEATH HAS BEEN KILLED” – POET PLANS FOR EXHIBITION...

SCROLL DOWN FOR TURKISH FULL VERSION OF INTERVIEW WITH KAAN KOÇ Poet and writer Kaan Koç was one of the artists chosen amongst 12 countries...

“SYRIA WAS WONDERFUL BEFORE” INTERVIEW WITH SYRIAN ARTIST BAHRAM HAJJO DURING...

Bahram Hajjo, a Syrian artist was standing in front of his artwork that depicted Aylan Kurdi's death on shore. The refugee disaster which can...

“EXISTENTIALIST ANIMALS IN HUMAN FORMS” WITH ATILLA GALİP PINAR

Acrylic works of art with the human body stuck to the animals in such a way that we feel the agony of the human...
INTERVIEW WITH KURDISH ARTIST DİLAN BOZYEL  - “THE SUN WILL RISE FROM THE EAST”

INTERVIEW WITH KURDISH ARTIST DİLAN BOZYEL – “THE SUN WILL...

Dilan Bozyel a Kurdish photography artist tells us her days during the curfew in her hometown, Diyarbakır. She explains why she returned back to...

STEVE LAZARIDES: “THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FAIR WAS…”

STEVE LAZARIDES, LAZARIDES GALLERY Lazarides Gallery from London took place for the first time in Contemporary Istanbul this year showing Banksy, Jr, Miaz Brothers, Johnathan...

STEVE LAZARIDES: THE MAN BEHIND THE STREET ART EMPIRE

You must all know the name Steve Lazarides by now. For those of you who don’t, Lazarides is more than a usual gallerist. He...