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Art Production Grants

Art Production Grants are intended to fund stand-alone productions by innovative or emerging artists and art professionals who will work in tandem with well-established mentors from the Turkish art scene throughout the implementation of their project.

Providing artists with access to crucial mentoring, cultural infrastructure as well as career opportunities, this programme aims to strengthen artistic networks which will result in heightened visibility and resilience for contemporary artists nationwide.

Art Production Grants are open to artists and art professionals from the field of visual arts in Turkey. An important focus will be on wide geographic coverage extending beyond the urban and cultural centres of Ankara, İstanbul, and İzmir and inclusion of artists between the ages of 25 and 45.

This page is published on 23 June 2021.
Last update: 18 August 2022

A total of 209 applications were made to the first open call of the Art Production Grants between 17 January and 18 February 2022. Applications were first evaluated by the CultureCIVIC project team, then by Aslı Çetinkaya, Project Coordinator at Depo; Duygu Şengünler, Business Development and Project Coordinator of Pavilion of Turkey at Biennale Arte and Architettura, curator Başak Doğa TemürMelida Tüzünoğlu, writer and Head of Programme of Spaces of Culture; artist Dilek Winchester and the projects to be supported were determined.