The hub offers a dreamy vision of the region: how would it be by the sea? Who do we meet in its harbour villages? Who comes and goes?
The idea “Every nation creates its own Orient” meets the question how much the peoples of Turkey and the Middle East know each other, to what degree this acquaintance is imaginary or stereotypical.
The initial local hub idea is a cultural program that could potentially be integrated to ACCI Foundation’s first offline exhibition since the quarantine.
The hub proposes to start a project interrogating what is the identity and the challenge posed to independent culture, locally and internationally, through podcasts and roundtables.
DIVAN Hub brings together cultural workers, community workers, artists, and all those working on social change in the community.
The hub will implement exciting, innovative guerrilla action ideas, reacting on how culture should look like in an ideal democracy and a series of public seminars, discussions and workshops.
ART and MEDIA HUB is founded in Chernihiv to become a space for raising media literacy of the community, sharing the stories of people who usually stay “invisible”, and self-expression in arts.
Within the aim of reclaiming Feqiyê Teyran's legacy for Kurdish literature and cultural geography, the hub works for a festival to be permanent in the cultural and artistic urban memory of Diyarbakır.
“Words Written on the Water” includes preparatory productions of an art, culture and nature festival, with artists and initiatives from Diyarbakır and different geographies.
The hub has designed an online, participatory project; a public monument of the recent pandemic and isolation.
“Perapedia” is a mapping project and involves cultural institutions and organizations that were established or pre-existing in the Beyoğlu (Pera) district in Istanbul.
The hub wants to develop the edge effect that the team already enjoys and offers with enlarging their networks on three different scales.
Each organisation is exploring the theme of colonial manifestations, relics, and ideologies within different modes in the city of Porto and beyond.
The hub plans to implement a broad set of activities around relevant topics such as urban commons and critical thinking.