The exhibition featuring the projects of the Tandem Cultural Managers Exchange Turkey – European Union (EU) is opening in Istanbul on 17 October. Fifteen documentary films, music, dance, photography, performance, theatre and craft projects created by the cultural managers and organisations from Turkey and Europe during the Tandem Turkey – EU 2013-2014 period will be on show at Studio-X for three days.
The works from the 2013-2014 period of the Tandem Cultural Managers Exchange Turkey – EU Program, launched by Anadolu Kültür (Istanbul) and MitOst (Berlin) with the support of Stiftung Mercator (Essen) and the European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam) have now been concluded.
- “Bir Arada: TANDEM Orchestra”
One of the TANDEM projects in the period of 2013-2014, has been launched with the partnership of Sulukule Roman Cultural Development and Solidarity Association and Pro Progressione. Aiming to support young musicians and dancers by building intercultural bridges in music and dance, “Bir Arada: TANDEM Orchestra” is the joint work of Sulukule Youth Orchestra and the Hungarian M&M Music and Dance Group reflecting the Roman culture in Hungary and Turkey through music and dance. The Orchestra performed concerts in Budapest and Istanbul during the summer and will perform a concert for the guests at the opening night at Studio-X on October 17.
- “From Istanbul with Love” reading
Written by Malgorzata Sikorska Miszczuk, one of the leading writers of Poland, and directed by Ayşe Lebriz, the text “From Istanbul with Love” will be read on the second day of the exhibition.
- 19:00 Opening
- 20:30 Mini Concert ‘Tandem Orchestra’ Sulukule Youth Orchestra feat. Hungarian M&M music and dance group
- 19:00 Play Reading: ‘From Istanbul with Love’
- Exhibition open all day
More detailed information can be found on www.studio-xistanbul.org/en/.