The Power of Activism

  • November 22, 2022 / 13:30
  • November 25, 2022 / 16:45

Director: Steve Pasvolsky
Australia, 2021, 53'
with Turkish and English subtitles

In an emotional and revealing journey, The Power of Activism shines a positive new light on a group of young female activists who are risking it all to change the future thinking of governments and major companies. In a true 'David versus Goliath' style, these inspirational scientists and conservationists challenge the thinking of out-dated practices that are contributing to climate change. Giving the work of these women a new dimension, one of Australia's top actuaries investigates their actions to calculate the financial value of each of their projects… and the results are astonishing. From sacred ground above Byron Bay to Antarctica, Indonesia and to Pakistan, the women apply their energies to shark conservation, factory farming and antibiotic resistance, indigenous practices, the fight against pollution and the subsequent environmental and human health impact these issues are having. The Power of Activism moves beyond a critique of the world's inaction on climate change, it celebrates the example set by this group of gutsy future-proofers… and actually puts a dollar value on the work they are doing.

10 Billion Mouths

10 Billion Mouths

The Power of Activism

The Power of Activism

Different Village

Different Village

A World to Shape

A World to Shape

Hell or Clean Water

Hell or Clean Water

Impact Networks: Creating Change in a Complex World

Impact Networks: Creating Change in a Complex World

Godney Marshes: Rewilding our Future

Godney Marshes: Rewilding our Future

Dreams, Effort and Pandemic

Dreams, Effort and Pandemic

Dive Tierra Bomba Dive

Dive Tierra Bomba Dive

Animal

Animal

Green Nettle

Green Nettle

Living in a Postcard

Living in a Postcard

Bigger Than Us

Bigger Than Us

The Big Reset – Cities

The Big Reset – Cities

Feeling The Apocalypse

Feeling The Apocalypse

Among Roots

Among Roots

The North Drift

The North Drift

La Frontiére

La Frontiére

Duty of Care – The Climate Trials

Duty of Care – The Climate Trials

Menstrual Man

Menstrual Man

The Last Tourist

The Last Tourist

Tandem Local

Tandem Local

Total Disaster

Total Disaster

The Seeds of Vandana Shiva

The Seeds of Vandana Shiva

For Tomorrow

For Tomorrow

Good News from the Skies

Good News from the Skies

Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day. 

Explore the Museum with the Little Yellow Circle!

Explore the Museum with the Little Yellow Circle!

Published as part of Pera Learning programs, “The Little Yellow Circle (Küçük Sarı Daire)” is a children’s book written by Tania Bahar and illustrated by Marina Rico, offering children and adults to a novel learning experience where they can share and discover together.

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico was born on July 10, 1888, in Volos, Greece, to an Italian family. His mother, Gemma Cervetto, was from a family of Genoa origin, but most likely she was born in Izmir. His father, Evaristo, was born on June 21, 1841 in the Büyükdere district of Istanbul.