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KIRKAYAK KÜLTÜR

Kırkayak Kültür, believing in the reality that art and nature are highly important in the development of societies and individuals, aims to provide support for the development of culture, art and nature in our country and in the world. Kırkayak Kültür additionally aims to service for social development by making sure that these concepts are comprehended and well perceived, to promote democratic values, to create the conditions of a life that is rich with culture and coherent with nature. Our organization desires to develop mutual comprehension and sensitivity by sharing art to go beyond regional differences and prejudices and by furthermore promoting cultural and art activities in the cities of Anatolia in order to boost the cultural life. Our organization wishes to perform social, cultural and art activities by creating integrational studies within the framework of dialogue and cooperation. Building on the latter, our goal is that socially, culturally risked and disadvantaged communities thrive against prejudices and discriminations they face. In the spheres of culture and art, Kırkayak Kültür aims to develop and spread cooperation between artists, culture and art activists and non-governmental organizations in Turkey, Middle East and Europe. In the same regards, to perform cultural, art and social activities with women, young people, children, immigrants, asylum seekers, and other disadvantaged groups. KK conducts projects that give support to joint studies between cities of Turkey, Middle East and Europe and it has been founded with the purpose of performing cultural – art and social activities as a result of these studies. Kırkayak Kültür support the fact that artists, culture and art foundations and activists shall share experiences and conduct cooperation by getting acquainted with foundations that perform similar activities.

OKTAM aims to conduct amateur and academic studies on the humanistic problems, which the political and social developments in the Middle East geography cause, along with the existing languages, religions, nations, cultures, and to present these studies to the attention of the public on the national and international level through various tools.

It organizes the exhibitions, concerts, conferences, festivals, workshop studies, art activities and social projects at home and abroad on the subjects, which bear on the society imminently, such as the human rights regarding the immigrants and asylum seekers coming the Middle East, education, gender, health, family, science, art, culture, history, sports, movie, theatre, and it conducts joint studies and study cooperation with the institutions, which work in this sphere. It organizes the art activities, exhibitions, panels, festivals, meetings and projects about the Middle East.

It maintains studies such as examining, searching, accomplishing results, writing and reporting scientifically about the subjects and concepts with the components of the human rights, education, gender of the risked and disadvantaged societies such the immigrants, asylum seekers, women and the children, and it gives education in these spheres, performs right-based advocacy studies.

KSM prepares and performs the projects in order to contribute to develop art in the society, to reveal the works of art, to create the works of art, to develop the artistic sensitivity and aesthetic comprehension and natural consciousness. It organizes all kinds of local, national and international natural, art and cultural activities; exhibitions, meetings, courses, education studies, competitions, auctions, panels, conferences, congresses, biennales, carnivals, festivals, exhibitions or similar activities, it takes part in or contributes to these kinds of organizations.

KIRKAYAK KÜLTÜR NON PROFIT

WHO WE ARE?

Kırkayak Kültür; giving support to the fact that the artists, the culture and art foundations and activists shall have information about the different countries and cities, to share experience and to conduct cooperation by getting acquainted with the foundations, which perform the similar activities,

Our Aims

Kırkayak Kültür; aims to improve and extend the cooperation between the artisans, culture-arts activists and non-governmental organizations in Turkey, Middle East and Europe. Accordingly, it cooperates artisans, non-governmental organizations, municipalities and local initiatives.

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Cultural and Art Activities

Kırkayak Kültür; to perform social, cultural and art activities by performing integration studies within the framework of dialogue and cooperation so that the socially and culturally risked and disadvantaged societies can develop in social and cultural aspects and against the prejudices and discriminations regarding these societies,

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Support Artists

Kırkayak Kültür; giving support to the fact that the artists, the culture and art foundations and activists shall have information about the different countries and cities, to share experience and to conduct cooperation by getting acquainted with the foundations, which perform the similar activities,

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Support Socially and Culturally Disadvantageous Groups

Kırkayak Kültür; organizes social, cultural and art activities to help empowering of socially and culturally disadvantageous groups at risk, and to integrate society in a dialogue and solidarity to end prejudices and discrimination against these groups. Besides, Kırkayak Kültür carries out social, cultural and art activities; studies on humanitarian issues caused by political and social circumstances in Middle East in addition to existing issues as immigration, being a refugee, disadvantaged groups and cultures, also findings are presented to people nationwide and worldwide.

Kırkayak Kültür

``to develop mutual comprehension and sensitivity by sharing art, to go beyond the regional differences and prejudices, to popularize the cultural and art activities in the cities of Anatoly, to contribute to boost the cultural life``

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