Director: Scott Crary
USA, English with Turkish subtitles, 75', 2004, color

Throughout music history there have been countless talented bands from the New York scene. One of the most extraordinary periods is the No Wave. Beginning in the late 70's, most people labeled this style as 'unlistenable'. Kill Your Idols explores the No Wave, focusing on bands and musicians, old and new, like DNA, Suicide, Foetus, Sonic Youth, Yeah Yeah Yeahs or Liars, with their comments, thoughts and musical values..

No Distance Left to Run

No Distance Left to Run

Cure For Pain: The Mark Sandman Story

Cure For Pain: The Mark Sandman Story

Under African Skies

Under African Skies

Kill Your Idols

Kill Your Idols

1991: The Year Punk Broke

1991: The Year Punk Broke

RIP!: A Remix Manifesto

RIP!: A Remix Manifesto

Haack…The King of Techno

Haack…The King of Techno

Until the Light Takes Us

Until the Light Takes Us

The Source Family

The Source Family

Marley

Marley

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams

Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of “Techno- Dystopia” stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short stories inspired by the artworks of Katherine Behar as part of the Museum’s Data’s Entry exhibition.

From Cypresses to Turkish Landscapes

From Cypresses to Turkish Landscapes

Among the most interesting themes in the oeuvre of Prassinos are cypresses, trees, and Turkish landscapes. The cypress woods in Üsküdar he saw every time he stepped out on the terrace of their house in İstanbul or the trees in Petits Champs must have been strong images of childhood for Prassinos. 

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

John Frederick Lewis is considered one of the most important British Orientalist artists of the Victorian era. Pera Museum exhibited several of Lewis’ paintings as part of the Lure of the East exhibition in 2008 organized in collaboration with Tate Britain.