Istanbul is unique. It is the only city in the world where two continents meet. Enjoy old and new in the cultural capital of Turkey with Istanbul expert Marc Guillet

Photo exhibition on Byzantine heritage of Istanbul

Posted on 7 August 2013
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 This summer you can enjoy a unique photo exhibition, which focuses on the Byzantine heritage of Istanbul in the city. “Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930-1947” features a selection of the photos taken by Nicholas V. Artamonoff, an amateur photographer of Russian origin, during the time he lived in Istanbul between 1922-1947. The life and career… Read more »

Photos from Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer

Posted on 26 February 2011
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Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer (Amsterdam, 1973), known for his staged photography projects, mostly on historical themes, opened his first exhibition in Istanbul. In the newest gallery in the city: The Empire Project. In Istanbul he shows nine series of photographs the artist has made over the past seven years. His main discipline is constructed… Read more »

Photo exhibition about street life in Beyoğlu

Posted on 22 February 2011
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Istiklal Caddesi, in the cosmopolitan district of Beyoğlu, is one of the most photographed streets in Turkey. So if you are a photographer and you want to do something originally you have to look for different shots and for different angles. You have to wait till something unusual happens and you have to look for… Read more »