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  • Urban Discharge: A Manifesto*

    By xurban_collective, 2017 * Text written as part of Harbor exhibition on view at Istanbul Modern. * Turkcesi asagida (Turkish version is below). Between 2000 to 2012, as xurban_collective we researched the…

  • Some thoughts on Trump Presidency + What Should We Do Next?

    I have been thinking about the Trump Presidency. Like everybody, I am extremely upset and startled. Considering the Turkish and various European cases, IMO, Trump will incorporate a combination of social democrat…

  • Gezi Uprising Anniversary

    Exactly two years ago, on May 31, 2013, I woke up to the news of brutal police violence in Gezi Park, Istanbul. Some of my friends were occupying the park to protect…

  • Teach-in: What binds us together?

    The University of the Commons RIT (Research Institute on Turkey) www.riturkey.org Teach-in: What binds us together? Solidarity and New Institutional Horizons Michael Hardt with Nidhi Srinivas & Hakan Topal Thursday, April 9th,…