Bağımsızlar Meetings


By Zeynep Okyay and Ekmel Ertan

with collectives from İzmir and İstanbul; Hayy Open Space, Apeiron Music Collective, Lokall, street disco, 6x6x6, Açık Stüdyo, no 238, Shelter artist run space, Yüksek oda, İzmir Çağdaş Sanat Haritası, Maquis Project, Darağaç, Baliyle Karapoşet, Ateşböceği, Büyük Siyah Kapı, Açık masa, Tiyatrohane 

NOKS, Moda Sahnesi, Poşe, Radyo Modyan, Oddviz, Bir buçuk kollektif, Sanatatak, Halka Sanat Projesi, Yumurta Yapım, Kadıköy Kooperatifi, HAH Kolektif, Orta Format, Çatı, Sokak Bizim, Mekanda Adalet, A corner in the world, Herkes için Mimarlık, Arabesk fanzin, Torun, Sub, Dünya Mirası Adalar

in 2019 and 2020

Bağımsızlar - Independents is a web-based mapping and archive of contemporary independent initiatives in Turkey since 2000. The project kicked off in December 2019, with several meetings in İzmir and İstanbul with the participation of 37 initiatives in order to determine together the meta-data to help find out the definitions, focus areas, legal entities, resources, and type of activities of the existing iniatives of Turkey's arts scene.