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dido: ah o dudaklar and içmişti benimle kalacağına

October 3rd, 2021 19:00
October 7th, 2021 19:00
Concept & amp; Performance: Korhan Başaran
Visuals: Ataman Girisken
Music: Tolga Yayalar

Dear Visitors,
We would like to announce that Dido, the interdisciplinary solo performance of Company RAu, of which Korhan Başaran is the Artistic Director, planned to take place at Kalyon Kültür on October 3 and 7 as part of 212 Photography Istanbul, is out of the festival program due to a technical problem.

Thank you for your understanding.

Kalyon Kultur presents Company Rau’s new multidisciplinary solo production: A visual and
poetic body performance with excerpts from Christopher Marlowe’s ‘Dido, Queen of
Carthage’ and a sound installation based on Purcell’s ‘When I am laid in earth’ aria.

Korhan Basaran holds a BA from Bilkent University’s Theatre Department and an MBA in Art
Management from Yeditepe University, he is the Artistic Director of his company RAu. After a
decade-long career in Turkey, he moved to NYC, where he was awarded a scholarship by
the Cunningham Studio. He had the pleasure of dancing with the Repertory Group of the
Cunningham Company's director, Robert Swinston. He has studied and danced with various
choreographers over the years, in Istanbul and New York. His works have been
commissioned by BAM’s Dance Motion USA, Nimbus Dance Works, Mari Meade DC, Project
44, Boston Conservatory at Berklee in the US and MDT, Akbank Sanat, Tatbikat Sahnesi in

Please register online. Capacity is limited to 20 people.

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Follow pop-up performances to enjoy the festival route with music! As a new addition to this, 212 Photography Istanbul is welcoming and hosting talents from
Istanbul’s music scene. The performances will be held as pop-up events at the exhibition

* This programme is supported by İBB Kültür AŞ.
Performances are free of charge. Please note that, due to COVID restrictions, we will have to
limit the indoor capacity for your safety.

volkan incüvez (1)

October 1, Friday, 16:00
Akaretler Sıraevleri A-37/39
40 mins

One of the contemporary masters of the Turkish ney, İncüvez will give a special performance
with his guitar, the very first instrument that he fell in love with. He has developed his own style, improvising with elements of traditional Turkish music.



October 6, Wednesday, 18:00
Akaretler Sıraevleri A-37/39
50 mins

A guitarist, composer and producer from Istanbul will play songs from his first album.

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October 8, Friday, 18:00
Tarihi Kethüda Hamamı
50 mins

A pop-up performance by the Istanbul-based composer, cellist and musician, at the Tarihi Kethüda Hamamı, built in the 16th century by Mimar Sinan.

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October 9, Saturday, 18:00
Yeldeğirmeni Sanat Yeldeğirmeni Art Center
40 mins

Experience the unique atmosphere of the Notre Dame du Rosaire Church, built in 1895, which currently hosts the Yeldeğirmeni Art Centre, with acclaimed musicians Deniz Kurdoğlu (piano) and Mert Kutluğ (bassoon).