Stadtschaum focus n°2 about Istanbul

Film screening and public discussion on Thursday 17.01.2013 at 19:00

During this event, there will be a screening of the film “ECUMENOPLOLIS: City Without Limits” ( © 2011 a film produced by Gaye Günay, directed by İmre Azem ) followed by a public discussion about Istanbul with the curators of the STADTSCHAUM exhibition (Ingrid Sabatier & Stephan Schwarz from ISSSresearch) at the Alte Zollgarage, Former Airport Tempelhof, Platz der Luftbrücke, 10965 Berlin.
Public transport access: U6 / Bus lines 104/248 till Platz der Luftbrücke

“Ecumenopolis aims for a holistic approach to Istanbul, questioning not only the transformation, but the dynamics behind it as well. From demolished shantytowns to the tops of skyscrapers, from the depths of Marmaray to the alternative routes of the 3rd bridge, from real estate investors to urban opposition, the film will take us on a long journey in this city without limits. We will speak with experts, academics, writers, investors, city-dwellers, and community leaders; and we will take a look at the city on a macro level through animated maps and graphics. Perhaps you will rediscover the city that you live in and we hope that you will not sit back and watch this transformation but question it. In the end this is what democracy requires of us.” © 2011 a film produced by Gaye Günay, directed by İmre Azem

More info about the film:

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This event takes place in the framework of the exhibition STADTSCHAUM | URBAN FOAM | ECUMES DES VILLES : Urban crisis – generator of the informal city? Case study Berlin, Istanbul, Mumbai and is the second out of a series of four events every Thursday at 19:00 at the Alte Zollgarage

10/01/2013 – Focus Berlin
17/01/2013 – Focus Istanbul
24/01/2013 – Focus Mumbai
31/01/2013 – Nuit Blanche

The exhibition is still open till 31.01.2013, Wen – Sun 12:00 – 18:00, Free entry.

STADTSCHAUM exhibition –> More info

Alte Zollgarage