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Greta Bellamacina

Greta is calling from London, cooped up in a café, ready to re-define the notion of what poetry is to her, the collaborative approach between her and Robert Montgomery. She is defiant in bringing poetry and words to the British masses, whether with her upcoming verses for “Stockholm Syndrome” or with her quest to save British libraries....

Javier Panera

As Pera Museum celebrates its 10th birthday this month, it also welcomes a great exhibition. This is not a Love Song: Video Art and Pop Music Crossovers which emphasizes the important moments where video art and pop music crossed roads from the 60s onwards....

Metin Akdülger

Metin Akdülger, with whom we were with during the shooting of About a Boy, also brought along a lot of sentences that start with “fortunately”. Metin, avoiding categorizing himself with roles and missions, and never putting himself in a routine, is someone who connects to life with stories that he narrates....

Lenny Letter

By now you have perhaps heard about Lenny Letter, the weekly writings and musings by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner. Whether their weekly newsletters are about ‘Silicon Valley Sexism’ or interviewing Hilary Clinton on women in power, either way Lenny is making strides and opening the lane ways of communication about feminism, moral debates, and giving writers a voice to take charge and give awareness to us all on the things that matter, without judgement of course. Check it out!...

Chi-raq

Chicago and Iraq makes for Spike Lee’s current film, Chiraq, about gun violence in Chicago and how a group of women “deny rights of access and entrance,” until their men give up their guns. ...

Contemporary Istanbul

One of the most popular culture and arts events in the city, Contemporary Istanbul celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The fair will take place, as always, at Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre (ICEC) from November 12th to 15th. ...

Rajni Perera

A spirit who seems to be influenced by all that the environment provides, Rajni Perera has a magical power to turn her strong political view into a wonderful painting. Encompassing powerful subjects from immigrant culture to feminine sexuality, Rajni has a lot to say using colors....

Tomak

“TOMAK… That’s a hard-hitting artist’s alias resonating like the crisp sound of a slap. The artist, a well-known rebel figure of the Austrian art scene, likes to refer to it as his nom de guerre, perhaps because his work furiously and proudly crusades against the bourgeois codes that dominate the contemporary art world. ...