Homeless man and the dog hugging in Taksim, #Istanbul pavement….

A homeless man and a stray dog hugging on the pavement at Istanbul’s Taksim Square touched the hearts of passersby on May 20.

The Syrian refugee comedians of Istanbul breaking stereotypes

Using stand-up comedy as a way to address stereotypes, a group in Istanbul finds humour in bleak experiences.

Footage shows moments two plane collide with each other inIstanbul

The moment two planes crashed into each other at Istanbul‘s Ataturk Airport was caught on camera. As an aircraft from South Korean airline Asiana …

First ‘women-specific’ shopping center opened in Istanbul

Turkey’s first “women-specific” mall was opened in Istanbul on May 12.

‘Archive Works’ by Patrizia Bach in Istanbul

German artist Patrizia Bach’s first solo exhibition in Istanbul, titled “Archive Works,” will open on May 12 at DEPO-Istanbul, giving an overview of Bach’s work over the past 10 years.

1600-year-old Theodosius Cistern opens to visitors in Istanbul

A new part of İstanbul‘s extensive ancient water system has been revealed to the public with the opening in late April of the fifth century Theodosius

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Osvaldo Valenti  (b.17 February 1906 Istanbul, Turkey – d. 30 April 1945 Milan, Italy)

Is It Safe to Visit Istanbul Right Now?

“In Turkey, for example, the distance between Istanbul and the farthest regions in its southeast is roughly 900 miles—greater than the distance
The 16th Istanbul Biennial due to take place between Sept. 14 and Nov. 10, 2019 will be curated by French curator, art scholar and writer Nicolas Bourriaud.

That much of the past seems to stick to Samatya is a marvel in Istanbul, a city being rebuilt and “restored” at an alarming pace.


Nicolas Bourriaud to Curate 2019 Istanbul Biennial

The 2019 Istanbul Biennial will be curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, the director of Montpellier Contemporain in France and the cofounder of the Paris’s Palais de Tokyo museum. The biennial’s forthcoming edition is set to open in the Turkish city on September 14 of next year, and it will run through …

Ethnosports Culture Festival in Istanbul

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – MAY 09 : Sultangazi wrestling team take part in the third annual Ethnosports Culture Festival, organized by the World …

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