When Istanbul is threatened by an ancient vampire, three veterans of the Turkish War of Independence are horrified to find themselves face-to-face with their nation’s hereditary enemy. Ali Rıza Seyfioğlu boldly reworks Stoker’s classic story, retelling it from the unique perspective of a people once routed by the real-life Dracula. And accompanying its first English publication is a host of exclusive material.
The antiquities museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul is in ruins, with exhibition halls housing piles of rubble and the basement filled with ankle-deep drifts of ash.
a.k.a. Performans Serisi: Batool Mohamad a.k.a. Em-El Beat, 16.11.2016
Batool Mohamad is producing as “Om-El-Beat” mainly on the Internet. This stage performance took place in an experimental space at İstanbul Bomonti Bira Factory. Batool Mohamad uses analog sounds and digital effects to produce electronic music in dub step style. Artists with a visual art background are featured in a.k.a. sound series (curated by Asena Hayal) in winter 2016 to demonstrate a sculptural plastic approach to sound and performance.