The forth edition of Contemporary Istanbul will take place from 3rd to 6th December 2009. As the most extensive "modern and contemporary art" event in Turkey, Contemporary Istanbul aims to promote the cultural and artistic life of Turkey.
42 artist initiatives from different countries participate to the 1st International Artist Initiatives İstanbul Meeting. "Videoist" is one of these. Below you will find the answers given by "Videoist" to our questions regarding the ocassion... Motivation: Our motivation is to meet with domestic and foreign artist initiatives, to present our projects, to get to know their projects and research the ways to develop collaborative work. When: 2003 Where: Mobile What: Video art, actual art Who: Hülya Özdemir, Ferhat Satıcı, Çağrı Saray How: Collective group work Why: We research the possibilities of new exhibition/screening on actual art by creating a documentary perspective of the video art, the approaches to find out the meaning layers of artworks, the possibilities of alternative, non profit organisation which focus on the artist. Context: Commercialisation, curatorial practices... Ambition: We don’t have such an ambition.