Kırkayak Art Center
It 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.
Kırkayak Art Center is working with artist from Syria collectively, and organizing activities and exhibitions to get their works reach to both communities and get the artists from both countries together with artist and art-lovers in national and worldwide platforms. In this context, Kırkayak Art Center organizes film festivals, movie screenings, photograph and painting exhibitions, theater performance and various culture-art activities and offers artists “an open space”.
Syria in Transit – Gaziantep, London
Syria in Transit documenting irremediable stories and journeys which they take dangerous roads hoping to find safe living spaces projects real life events on the borders of Europe and Turkey.
Kırkayak Kültür and London International Festival of Theatre set off for listening stories of refugees who live on Turkey-Syria border and England-France border. “Syria in Transit” project focusing on shelter, community, hardship and migration reveals exile stories of refugees holding on for their lives in Calais region on England-France border and around Gaziantep in Turkey. Project narrates what happening by means of photographs, video and audio records using the theme of statelessness. By discovering voices, narratives and lives of who had to run away from war in Syria, project questions what “in transit” means.
Since 2011, TIME TO CHOOSE has screened many of times in communities across the Gaziantep The exhibitions have brought together artists, art lovers, migrant and host community.
Since 2011, it has screened all Wednesday in communities across the Gaziantep The events have brought together artists, art lovers, migrant, and host community.
Since 2011, TIME TO CHOOSE has screened many of times in communities across the Gaziantep The events have brought together artists,art lovers, migrant and host community.