The Artİstanbul Feshane venue was briefly forced to shut its doors after conservative groups decried artworks containing nudity and imagery seen as critical of the state.
In Berlin, where many artists settled after the protests that shook Turkey a decade ago, an exhibition grapples with the political repression and exile that followed.
Known for persecuting artists and cultural figures, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government is being accused of “artwashing” ahead of critical elections.
Four exhibitions planned prior to the devastating earthquakes grapple with presciently timely themes of loss, healing and transformation.
While The 90s Onstage looks back to a dynamic moment in Turkey’s performance art scene, Ata Doğruel’s “Light Source” reflects on the present.
A former journalist, Sim Chi Yin came to question the primacy of archival sources after realizing the deliberate decisions behind what gets included or excluded.
Images circulating online appear to show cracked and damaged floors caused by heavy cleaning machinery used at the historic structure.
Amnesty International urged the council to begin infringement proceedings against Turkey for its arbitrary detainment of the arts philanthropist.
The new generation of artists and curators is eager to explore alternative organizations and to tackle current social inequalities and issues.
I recently visited the Hagia Sophia for the first time after its conversion and felt overwhelming sadness.
“Politics, war and oppression are a part of my life,” Fatoş İrwen explained of her current solo show, Exceptional Times.
Exploring how to eat as humans change the climate, Climavore: Seasons Made to Drift is on view until August 22 at SALT Beyoğlu.