2021-2022 "The Other Stories" Exhibition
BİLGİ Center for Migration Research, in collaboration with Koridoor Contemporary Art Programs, ArtHereIstanbul, Art4me, GAR - Association for Migration Research, Support to Life Association, IGAM - The Research Centre on Asylum and Migration, Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants, and BİLGİ European Institute RESPOND Project, organizes the exhibition focusing on the internal and transborder aspects of migration via stories reflected by artists.
The exhibition entitled ‘The Other Stories’ presents the works of 50 artists from various countries, producing in different disciplines of painting, sculpture, photography, installation, drawing, video art, and performance.
The exhibition is organized as part of the project ‘Creative Network Plus: Baseline Research and Development (BREDEP)’. Coordinated by University of Derby and funded by the UK Research and Innovation AHRC Program, BREDEP is conducted in Turkey by BİLGİ Center for Migration Research under the coordination of Asst. Prof. Gülay Uğur Göksel.
December 16, 2021 – February 7, 2022
İstanbul Bilgi University, santralistanbul Campus Energy Museum
December 16, 2021, Thursday
15:30 Exhibition Opening
16:30 Opening Speeches
17:00 Performance by IBULOrk
ONLINE EXHIBITION is accessible here!
EXHIBITION BOOK is open access here!
The exhibition book aims both to sustain the dialogue between art, migration and social cohesion, initiated with the “The Other Stories” exhibition, and bring art and academia together in the context of migration. The book contains personal essays by 28 academics on one or more works in the exhibition or on the exhibition in general, along with the artworks of the participating artists.
Ahmet Umur Deniz
Ali Raşit Karakılıç
Ömer Serkan Bakır
Paul Donker Duyvis
Yeşim Yıldız Kalaycıoğlu
Curator: Denizhan Özer
The Other Stories - Migration, Art, Living Together
Podcast Producer: Dr. Gülay Uğur Göksel
BREDEP Project / The Other Stories Exhibition Coordinator
Istanbul Bilgi University, Department of International Relations
Broadcast platform: https://anchor.fm/otekihikayeler / https://open.spotify.com/show/1tmweyb3mp9ZUbSEaT5Mjj
For episodes in English: https://open.spotify.com