Whereas for centuries the city has been a source of inspiration for artists, this can’t be taken for granted anymore in Amsterdam and Istanbul. For different reasons, both cities are dealing with an increasing narrowing of artistic spaces. Places that can generate new energy, where there is still room for artists to prevail.
What meaning does the city still hold for the artist? Where can the creative still claim a new place? Are there still are enough places that can generate new energy? Is the city still a safe place for the artist? When does the city become a threat? Can the artist reclaim the city and… how?
With Maurits de Bruijn, Cem Sorguç, Niña Weijers and Sevinç Çalhanoğlu
Moderator: Bahram Sadeghi