Stage of Plastic Dreams

March 12 - May 28, 2021

Pera Museum presents virtual event series “Plastik Düşler Sahnesi” (Stage of Plastic Dreams) in collaboration with HYPERCORTEX and with the support of the British Council.

Organized in parallel to the A Question of Taste exhibition, the “Plastik Düşler Sahnesi” event series brings musicians and visual artists together in a virtual event space open to participants. The series aims to offer an experience similar to that of a physical venue with its spatial sound design, interactive objects and interaction opportunities between participants in an alternative format to online events, which have become increasingly popular due to the pandemic, while supporting musicians and visual artists who have been greatly affected by the pandemic.

PROGRAM
12 March A Question of Taste Opening Party
20:00 Virtual door opening
20:30 İz + Lal Avgen 
21:15 Çiçek Çocuk & Kübra Uzun
Opening and closing sets: DJ hassas duygular 

16 April
20:00 Virtual door opening
20:30 Debora İpekel ve Ece Düzgit + İpek Hamzaoğlu 
21:15 Deniz Erdem + Selver Yıldırım 
21:50 Robogeisha + Ömer Özçelik and Ahmed Bektaş
Opening and closing sets: DJ tenderemres 

28 May
20:00 Virtual door opening
20:30 Pullahs  + Erdal İnci
21:15 Fosil + afterwork
21:50 Sushiwalks + Berkay Tuncay
Opening and closing sets: DJ Kebap Show Season

Stage of Plastic Dreams is supported by the British Council Digital Collaboration Fund, which supports UK and overseas cultural partnerships to develop digitally innovative ways of collaborating.

About the British Council
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We build connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We receive a 15 per cent core funding grant from the UK government. 

Future Nostalgia

Future Nostalgia

In the second event that will take place on April 16, the first performance of the night will bring together Debora İpekel and Ece Düzgit’s music with İpek Hamzaoğlu’s visuals.

Stage of Plastic Dreams <br> A Question of Taste Opening Party

Stage of Plastic Dreams
A Question of Taste Opening Party

Pera Museum presents virtual event series “Stage of Plastic Dreams” in collaboration with HYPERCORTEX and with the support of the British Council. Organized in parallel to the A Question of Taste exhibition, the “Stage of Plastic Dreams” event series brings musicians and visual artists together in a virtual event space open to participants.

Portrait of Martín Zapater (1797)

Portrait of Martín Zapater (1797)

Martín Zapater y Clavería, born in Zaragoza on November 12th 1747, came from a family of modest merchants and was taken in to live with a well-to-do aunt, Juana Faguás, and her daughter, Joaquina de Alduy. He studied with Goya in the Escuelas Pías school in Zaragoza from 1752 to 1757 and a friendship arose between them which was to last until the death of Zapater in 1803. 

Return from Vienna

Return from Vienna

Józef Brandt harboured a fascination for the history of 17th century Poland, and his favourite themes included ballistic scenes and genre scenes before and after the battle proper –all and sundry marches, returns, supply trains, billets and encampments, patrols, and similar motifs illustrating the drudgery of warfare outside of its culminating moments.

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Beliefs surrounding illness and healing in Byzantium stem from the myths, astrology, and magic practiced around the Mediterranean by Jews, Egyptians, Mesopotamians, and Greeks.