Black Door Istanbul is an arts platform initiated in Karaköy, Istanbul 2010.
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Better defined, a Platforum.
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BDI’s purpose is to accumulate a selection of specific communications. It contains a repository of works, networks and documentation from international artists, critics and persons supportive of the BDI directive.
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On one hand BDI engages practice, positions and modes which can be ascribed as part of the art operating system.On the other, BDI attempts to observe and moderate the upcoming movements in the fields of socio-cooperative action relative to the current art matrix. BDI’s programming is without parameter. Exhibition, research, consultancy, performance, and public presentation all focusing toward contact and engagement.
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Black Door Istanbul is co-directed by Matthias Krause (DE), Mark Henley (NZ) and Paul Philipp Heinze (DE).