Talks | Sep 4 2019 1 pm
Meet Over Lunch: Kerim Kürkçü, Digigether Art & Social Cohesion
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
1pm (free and open to the public)
Residency Unlimited (RU)
360 Court Street (enter the Church through the main entrance)
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Join RU curator in residence, Kerim Kürkçü as he shares his experiences and methodologies working as an Architect, Curator, and Gallery Director in Istanbul with a focus on social improvements, technology, and new political and artistic approaches. Digigether his main ongoing project is an open studio platform for Social Cohesion between Syrian and Turkish artists living in Istanbul. The Digigether workshops that he organizes provide concrete examples on how to address the multiple challenges resulting from rapidly increasing migration population in Turkey, many of whom are forced to flee their own countries or are moving for better job opportunities.
Watch the talk below.
The Meet Over Lunch series is an ongoing invitation extended to local and visiting art practitioners to present their practice and projects over lunch to the RU community.