A Cup of Turkish Coffee / Doodle / Child’s Play / Ziazan

A Cup of Turkish Coffee

Turkey, France, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color, 8’, Turkish, English Subtitled
Director: Nazlı Eda Noyan, Dağhan Celayir

A woman looks at old family photos with her grandchild, on a table. She looks at her youth, at her childhood forced to marry at an early age, at the way she survived… She looks at photos of the past, at the present reflections of feelings about the past, during a short Turkish coffee break

Doodle

Turkey, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color,17’, Turkish, English Subtitled
Director: Selmin Çalışkan

Serra is looking for a job. She can’t get along with women and the atmosphere in employment interviews and always feels excluded. Her only time passer while waiting in interviews is crosswords. In a desperate moment, she invents a secret world in crosswords. And things get out of hand…

Child’s Play

Turkey, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color,4’, Turkish, English Subtitled
Director: Gizem Bayıksel

As she leaves home, Derin hides a secret of adults’ world in her toy box bearing childhood memories. She would fulfil the requirements of being an adult and then leave home…

Ziazan

Turkey, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color, 15’, Turkish, English Subtitled
Director: Derya Durmaz

Little Ziazan’s uncle earns his life by shuttle trading between Turkey and Armenia. As the border between two countries is closed, each time, he has to make a 36-hour journey through Georgia. The uncle brings small presents for his little niece every time he returns from Turkey. Ziazan likes chocolate cream tubes, most.

One day, Ziazan wants to have an adventure; he would hide in uncle’s luggage, go to Turkey secretly and buy lots of chocolate cream tubes… Would he?

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Reel Herstory: Real History of Reel Women

Reel Herstory: Real History of Reel Women

No Corpse Dumping / Cordelias / Sad Monsters

No Corpse Dumping / Cordelias / Sad Monsters

Vulva 3.0

Vulva 3.0

The Truth Beneath The Ground Guatemala, Silenced Genocide

The Truth Beneath The Ground Guatemala, Silenced Genocide

Kiki of Montparnesse / NewBorns / Blue Blue Sky / #SlutWalkNYC / Cousin Bert / The Centipede and The Toad

Kiki of Montparnesse / NewBorns / Blue Blue Sky / #SlutWalkNYC / Cousin Bert / The Centipede and The Toad

A Cup of Turkish Coffee / Doodle / Child’s Play / Ziazan

A Cup of Turkish Coffee / Doodle / Child’s Play / Ziazan

Hijabi Girls / The Easter Crumble / The Vast Landscape-Porcelain Stories / Matilde The Big Shake / Pulse

Hijabi Girls / The Easter Crumble / The Vast Landscape-Porcelain Stories / Matilde The Big Shake / Pulse

Piecemeal Ostim

Piecemeal Ostim

Marussia

Marussia

Diyar

Diyar

Blue Wave

Blue Wave

Dizzying Expression of Fear and Doom Tsang Kin-Wah

Dizzying Expression of Fear and Doom Tsang Kin-Wah

Pera Museum, in collaboration with Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), is one of the main venues for this year’s 15th Istanbul Biennial from 16 September to 12 November 2017.  Through the biennial, we will be sharing detailed information about the artists and the artworks. 

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

In 1962 Philip Corner, one of the most prominent members of the Fluxus movement, caused a great commotion in serious music circles when during a performance entitled Piano Activities he climbed up onto a grand piano and began to kick it while other members of the group attacked it with saws, hammers and all kinds of other implements.

The adventure of the Big ‘K’

The adventure of the Big ‘K’

In a bid to review the International System of Units (SI), the International Bureau of Weights and Measures gathered at the 26th General Conference on Weights and Measures on November 16, 2018. Sixty member states have voted for changing four out of seven basic units of measurement. The kilogram is among the modified. Before describing the key points, let us have a closer look into the kilogram and its history.