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Duygu Bengi

Arada: Mu Tunç

We’re surrounded by people who are torn between. Each day, we see someone lose his/her faith in this city and people, and say “I’m leaving this place.” We want to neither take the responsibility to give them any advice nor lose them. We’re stuck in between! The ones who stay behind always think “What if?” Is it harder to go, or to stay? I’m not sure. But I love, admire and I am proud of the people who believe in this city. I know the more we have people like them, the further we’ll go. At this point, Mu reminds us what we’ve forgotten, but, most importantly, rekindled our belief in this city and its people. Those who are interested in the creative world know Mu from the project “Diary of Mu” while others will hear about him with the movie “Arada,” set in ‘90s Istanbul. We have to start somewhere so here he is!...

A Lonely Process – Maxime Sokolinski

“Music chooses you, and then you spend the rest of your life figuring out how to make a living out of it!” says Maxime Sokolinski. We catch him after he finished his solo album called ‘Before the Rain Stops’. As he said making solo project is a “lonely process” but you will see how good is he to handle this. We had a brief disclosure between Istanbul and Paris with Maxime and his thoughts; his answers are to the point. ...

5 Most Creative Artist Couples

They say it’s hard to be in love with an artist. But what about when two artists fall in love? An incident of passion, desire and creativity. Let us help you visualize this with real-life examples.   Marina Abramovic & Ulay Two prominent names of the performing arts scene met in 1975 and managed to…