“Scared of Murals”
Parallel Events

Salt Beyoğlu

March 7 – April 18, 2013

“Scared of Murals”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              <i>“Duvar resminden korkuyorlar”</i> sergisinden<br />
31.01.2013 - 21.04.2013, SALT Beyoglu
From the exhibition “Scared of Murals”

31.01.2013 - 21.04.2013, SALT Beyoğlu

SALT Beyoğlu, Walk-in Cinema

A series of talks and a screening are being organized to run in parallel with the exhibition “Scared of Murals”. The program discusses aspects of cultural production in the years leading to the military coup of 1980 and focuses on how the knowledge and experience of this period may inform today.


March 7, Thursday 18.30
Talk: Hüsamettin Koçan and Zeyno Pekünlü
Artists’ rights from the 1970s to today

March 14, Thursday 18.30
Talk: Ataol Behramoğlu and Banu Karaca (Siyah Bant)
Censorship in art and literature in Turkey from the 1970s to today

March 16, Saturday
Depar: “We were once organized”

14.00-19.30 Talks
Moderator: Vecdi Sayar
14.00 Yavuz Özkan, Left-wing cinema
14.45 Commentary: Hüseyin Karabey
15.15 Coffee break
15.30 Seçkin Selvi, Rise of the revolutionary theater
16.15 Commentary: Memet Ali Alabora
16.45 Başar Sabuncu, “Decentralization” of City Theaters
17.30 Coffee break
17.45 Commentary: Aslı Öngören
18.15 Sarper Özsan, Left-wing music (Political music and organizations)
19.00 Commentary: Aylin Aslım

19.30 Screening and Discussion
Vecdi Sayar’s documentary about the journey from Kuşadası Culture and Arts Festival on September 12, 1980. A discussion between the participants will follow the screening.

March 21, Thursday 18.30
Talk: Hakkı Başgüney
Politicization of art, the increasing political interest in art, 1970s Turkey
Talk: Ahmet Gürata
A long walk against censorship: Censorship protest in 1977

All talks will be held in Turkish.
Vecdi Sayar’s documentary in Turkish without subtitles.

April 4, Thursday, 18.30
Talk: Güler Bek and Yusuf Taktak
Relationship between art and politics and the case of progressive/democratic art in the 1970s

April 18, Thursday, 18.30
Talk: Orhan Taylan and Selahattin Tonguç
13th Antalya International Film and Art Festival (June 18-26, 1976)