Akrostiş

Cities… People… Separations, reunions… One of the most important places of a city where people meet are obviously the train stations. Book fairs are then one of the important activities that bring people together and opens their horizons. And train journeys and stations has been at the heart of poems, novels and artwork. For this […]

30 November 2019
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Stations in Frame

Photo series on theme of trains and train stations; Published in Akrostiş Literature Magazine “Stations” Edition. Also exhibited during the lancering event at Antwerp Station.

30 November 2019
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Ülkü Dursun

She first picked up the microphone when she was a 4-year-old girl. When she was 17, she supported young people by participating in social projects with her own songs. She became a psychologist, reaching out to women in distress. As a screenwriter and actor, she made spot films. Now she both as artist and social […]

21 October 2019
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Akrostiş Literature Magazine “Stations” issue

Producer: Akrostiş Vocal / Actrice : Ülkü DursunGuitar : Emre DurgutStudio / Mix : Kadir KankilicStyling / MakeUp :  Gulcan KahramanHair : De HaardrachtArt Director : Gülcan KahramanDirector / Cinematographer : Yüksel ÇilingirPost Production : Fabrique A

22 September 2019
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“There was nothing asked to me” Nerkiz Şahin

Nerkiz Şahin has written poems and novels in Turkish. Her poems have been translated into French and Russian and included in various anthologies. On September 28, 2019, the poet presents her first collection of Dutch poems published in her book “Er Was Mij Niets Gevraagd” (“There Was Nothing Asked To Me”) in the Poeziecentrum (Poetry […]

22 September 2019
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Er was mij niets vraagd – Hoop – Nerkiz Şahin

22 September 2019
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From Human Zoos to Anthropology

When colonialism and looting were deemed legitimate, the invaders saw everything in their own right.  Natural resources, processed products … And the worst of all; people … They stole and sold them… They became nightmares for many people and took away their lives. As they claimed these places as an extension of their country and […]

14 September 2019
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Er was mij niets gevraagd – Vrouw – Nerkiz Şahin

14 September 2019
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Er was mij niets gevraagd – Mijn lot – Nerkiz Şahin

14 September 2019
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Er was mij niets gevraagd – Raken – Nerkiz Şahin

Heden en verleden raken elkaar vandaag Regen raakt de wind Zon je huid Kleur je wangen Liefde je hart Ogen je blik Lippen je tong Handen je lichaam Warmte je bron Onsterfelijk je ziel Geraakt Voor altijd

25 July 2019
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