Director: François Caillat
France, color, 2001, 113’
French with Turkish subtitles

The narrator recounts his amorous youth in Paris in the 1970s: a tale of headlong, head-over-heels initiation into love, an intimate story as well as the adventure of a generation, a film about the difficulty of loving. By interspersing the city’s neighborhoods with fragments of letters, photos of young women, and music of the day, the film constructs an amorous geography of Paris: that of the author, who for fifteen years there experienced the discoveries and excesses of his youth, as a counterpoint, one or two super-8 picture of journeys-the counter-culture in the United States, and later the military dictatorship in Chile-call to mind how that period was.

L'affaire Valerie

L'affaire Valerie

Trois Soldats Allemands

Trois Soldats Allemands

La Quatrieme Generation

La Quatrieme Generation

Une Jeunesse Amoureuse

Une Jeunesse Amoureuse

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Based on similar examples by the European painters in various collections, this work is one of the portraits of Mihrimah Sultan, who was depicted rather often in the 16th century.

Midnight Stories: The Soul

Midnight Stories: The Soul

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

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Beliefs surrounding illness and healing in Byzantium stem from the myths, astrology, and magic practiced around the Mediterranean by Jews, Egyptians, Mesopotamians, and Greeks.