34th Istanbul Film Festival

April 8 - 14, 2015

Pera Museum hosts cinema lovers in the context of the 34th Istanbul Film Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). Pera Museum will host four screenings as part of the Festival, which brings over 200 films to its audience until the 19th of April. 

Ferstival tickets can be purchased on Biletix.

April 8

17:00 İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

19:00 İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

April 14

13:30 New German Animation: Part I

16:00 New German Animation: Part 2, Children's Animation Films

İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

New German Animation: Part I

New German Animation: Part I

New German Animation: Part 2, Children's Animation Films

New German Animation: Part 2, Children's Animation Films

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik was video art’s pioneer (1932 –2006). It is interesting that while Warhol and Nameth were experimenting with psychedelic happenings that combined rock, film and performance, the video art pioneers Nam June Paik, Stephen Beck, Eric Siegel and Steina Vasulka were researching in a similar direction.

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Pera Museum presented a talk on Nicola Lorini’s video installation For All the Time, for All the Sad Stones, bringing together the artists Nicola Lorini, Gülşah Mursaloğlu and Ambiguous Standards Institute to focus on concepts like measuring, calculation, standardisation, time and change.

An Ottoman Ambassador and a French Bulldog at Covent Garden

An Ottoman Ambassador and a French Bulldog at Covent Garden

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Pera Museum invites artist Benoît Hamet to reinterpret key pieces from its collections, casting a humourous eye over ‘historical’ events, both imagined and factual.