Arie Amaya-Akkermans is a writer based in the Princes Islands of Istanbul, interested in contemporary art and culture. His current research deals with the Greek heritage of Anatolia and the Eastern Mediterranean.
A review of Ali Cherri's 'Give Me a Body Then'
Finding the poetry in Hale Tenger's 'Beirut'
Exploring the relationship between fragmentation and memory in Pellicula, a group exhibition at Galerie Janine Rubeiz in Beirut
Mashrou3 Leila's music grew out of a need to escape the tension of a country enamored by war
Shawki Yousef explores the internal dynamics of becoming in his exhibition 'Acid Fields'
Lara Ögel’s practice is not to retrieve the past but to re-stage the owner-less.
Two countries and a half I lost that way, and put some of their ruins in a suitcase before I fled.