Arie Amaya-Akkermans

Arie Amaya-Akkermans

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. 


May 28, 2013

The constant state of exile.

May 24, 2013

Spaces do not exist before us; we construct them.

May 20, 2013

Tackling the question: what does it mean to practice art history outside the Western world?

May 14, 2013

Art disrupts Turkish politics with pieces like “I Know People Like This II”

May 2, 2013

The contemporary aesthetics and crass objects at the heart of Emre Hüner's work.

April 2, 2013

Who remembers Lebanon's Cedar IV?

February 26, 2013

How Nasser Al Yousif helped develop a Bahraini conception of modern art

February 11, 2013


“We speak so much of memory because there is so little left of it.”Pierre Nora


February 4, 2013

On Adel Abidin' 'Symphony'

January 25, 2013

On the art of Mona Hatoum