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

Ideology

Ideology

Pera Museum’s  Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition curated by Ali Akay and Alenka Gregorič brings together contemporary artists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia. 

At Once Ancient and All Too Contemporary  <br>Tatiana Trouvé

At Once Ancient and All Too Contemporary
Tatiana Trouvé

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.

Mosques in the 18th and 19th Century Paintings

Mosques in the 18th and 19th Century Paintings

In the works of western painters, we encounter mosques as the primary architectural elements that reflect the identity of the city of Istanbul. Often we can recognize the depicted landscape as Istanbul simply from the mosques.