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Film

Street Cats Are Our Only Hope

The new documentary 'Kedi' takes you inside the delightful world of stray cats in Istanbul.
Lauren Oyler
2.18.17
Art

Group Show in Turkey Aims to Turn a Gallery into a Non-social Non-space

Check out some of the mesmerizing video installations by artists Semiconductor and Onoformative.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.7.17
Art

Succulents Make a Stunning Statement Inside Vintage Typewriters

Turkish artist Aysenaz Karayalcin likens succulents to the resilence of women around the world.
Beckett Mufson
1.25.17
Art

A Giant Donald Trump Rooster Invaded China | Last Week in Art

And Nintendo dished out a New Years miracle.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.3.17
VICE News

Eight Arrests in Turkey as Islamic State Group Takes Credit for Nightclub Attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the mass shooting on New Year’s Eve in a packed Istanbul nightclub that left 39 dead, as Turkish authorities continued their hunt for the attacker Monday morning.
Tim Hume
1.2.17
VICE News

Istanbul Nightclub Attack Leaves At Least 39 Dead on New Year's Eve

A gunman opened fire in an Istanbul nightclub packed with revellers celebrating the New Year early Sunday, Turkish officials say.
Tim Hume
1.2.17
BRITAIN = ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

The Debate About Whether Turkey Is Joining the EU Is Largely Based on Bullshit

The hysteria around Turkey joining the EU ignores two fundamental facts: Turkey doesn't particularly want to join, and couldn't even if it wanted to.
Louise Callaghan
6.1.16
Art

A Hyperrealistic Sculptor Finds Freedom in a Fragmented Exhibition

Artist Daniel Firman finds curatorial freedom in the mission of one Turkish gallery.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.16.16
Art

Istanbul’s Troublesome Art Scene

A focus on private funding makes it difficult for local artists to exhibit their work.
Catherine Chapman
12.12.15
News

This Syrian Composer Is Now a Refugee Writing Music on the Street

With little hope of working with an orchestra, Mouataz Arian is using his computer to create compositions about the refugee crisis while in exile in Turkey.
Cody Punter
11.27.15
Art

A Troupe of Cardboard Boxes Dances in Istanbul

Zimoun's '240 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes 60x20x20cm' takes over the galleries of Borusan Contemporary.
Sami Emory
9.9.15
A Small Minority of Idiots

Nani and the Infinite Sadness of His Turkish Football Airport Welcome

Every year it happens to someone, and this year that someone is Nani.
Callum Hamilton
7.6.15
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