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KurdîLit: Network for Kurdish Literature and Publishing in Turkey

KurdîLit: Network for Kurdish Literature and Publishing in Turkey was designed by Diyarbakır Arts Center, Lîs Publishing House, and Literature Across Frontiers as a first step in a number of planned projects that aim to strengthen the visibility of Kurdish literature.

BAK: Revealing the City through Memory Exhibition at Amed Art Gallery!

The Diyarbakır exhibition of BAK: Revealing the City through Memory project will open at Amed Art Gallery on 16 April 2016. The exhibition will be on view until May 8.

BAK: Revealing the City through Memory Exhibition at Istanbul DEPO

The Istanbul exhibition of BAK: Revealing the City through Memory project, realized with the participation of 24 young people from 10 cities across Turkey, will open at DEPO on 4 March 2016. The exhibition, comprising 6 video and 5 photography works will be on view until April 10.

Kino 2015 German Films Program was in Diyarbakır

Organized by Goethe-Institut and German Films, Diyarbakır edition of Kino 2015 German Films Program is realized in cooperation with Diyarbakır Arts Center between 26 and 28 November 2015.

BAK: Revealing the City through Memory participants came together in Diyarbakır on 23-29 May 2015

The second workshop of BAK 2015 took place in Diyarbakır on 23 – 29 May 2015, with the participation of 24 young people from Balıkesir, Batman, Çanakkale, Diyarbakır, İzmir, Mardin, Muğla, Şırnak and Urfa.

The Secret Life of Stories: Visualizing Children’s Stories through Object Theatre

The Secret Life of Stories took place between 2-11 December 2014 in Diyarbakır and Çanakkale.

Open Call for BAK: Revealing The City Through Memory 2015 has Ended

July 2014 - June 2016 Aydın, Balıkesir, Batman, Çanakkale, Diyarbakır, İzmir, Mardin, Muğla, Şırnak, Urfa

Exhibition: Never Again! Apology and Coming to Terms with the Past

"Never Again! Apology and Coming to Terms with the Past” exhibition will be opened in Diyarbakır between 4-29 June, 2014 in Sümerpark Amed Arts Gallery

Final exhibition of BAK: Revealing the City through Memory will be on view in 5 cities

BAK: Revealing the City through Memory presents its final exhibitions in 5 cities from January t0 March 2014.

The Fire and The Wedding Video Exhibition

The Fire and The Wedding video exhibition takes place between 20 January-5 February 2013 at Sümerpark Amed Gallery with a forum and panel on forced migration.

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Human Rights and Cinema Days with Civil Society in Diyarbakır

Human Rights and Cinema Days with Civil Society in Diyarbakır

Diyarbakır Arts Center completed the first half of its project, “Human Rights and Cinema with Civil Society in Diyarbakır” which aims at contributing to the artistic and cultural aspect of civil society in the city. The project that is composed of thematic film screenings and round table discussions, started on 16 September 2012 in Sülüklü Han with the opening screening of the documentary Pockets of Resistance. The program continued with screenings and discussions on Children Rights in cooperation with ÇAÇA and Migration Foundation on 20-21 September 2012, Youth and Education in cooperation with Diyarbakır Eğitim-Sen and Local Agenda City Council Youth Assembly on 6-7 October 2012, and Women and LGBT on 12-13 October 2012. The activities planned in November were postponed to December due to hunger strikes in prisons. On 7-8 December 2012, the project will continue with film screenings and discussions on Human Rights and Social Justice in cooperation with Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) and Sarmaşık Association. The closing session will be held on 26 December 2012 with the screening of Ekümenopolis by İmre Azem, and a discussion that will focus on Urbanization and Urban Transformation. The project is supported by the Open Society Foundation.

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