“Kamishibai” in asylum centers He said, my name is Irfan. “Do you know the meaning?” I asked. Of course, he didn’t know. How would he?.. Before he had the opportunity to learn, he fell on the road at such an early age. He escaped from the everlasting fire of the Middle East with his family […]
Photo of Gülcan Kahraman for her book advice article in De Morgen. Book: Madonna met bontjas – Sabahattin Ali
A contemporary dance workshop was conducted by Seppe Baeyens with the local community from multiple backgrounds between 8-12 April 2019 in Brussels. The workshop was held in Ultima Vez Studio and was followed by a performance at Simonis Metro Station entrance.
Cities… People… Separations, reunions… One of the most important places of a city where people meet are obviously the train stations. And train journeys and stations have historically taken place at the heart of poems, novels and artwork. For this reason, Akrostiş Literature Magazine dedicated its latest issue to train journeys and stations. What is […]
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.
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]