FAQ

What are the main activities of ‘Spaces of Culture’?
‘Spaces of Culture’ provides spaces and resources for the realization of cultural projects, as well as for discussion, training, and development opportunities for local institutions, cultural professionals, and community members. During the year, activities include an Open Call for Project Funding, a Mobility Program, Cultural Management Training Program, Showcases and the program Cultural Encounters.

Where is ‘Spaces of Culture’ active?
The activities of ‘Spaces of Culture’ focus on Diyarbakır, İzmir, and Gaziantep and their neighbouring cities. Creative endeavours between Europe and Turkey often focus on Istanbul and Ankara. ‘Spaces of Culture’ sets out to promote and support activities beyond these metropolises. Izmir, Diyarbakir, and Gaziantep were defined as focus regions by the steering committee.

Can I apply to ‘Spaces of Culture’ directly any time of the year for project funding?
No, ‘Spaces of Culture’ launches an open call for its Project Funding Program during the first quarter of the year. Please check our website for announcements.

Are the programs of ‘Spaces of Culture’ public?
Application to the Project Funding Program is open for all individuals, initiatives, and institutions that meet the criteria of the funding. Many activities of our partner projects are also public.

How can I participate in the programs of ‘Spaces of Culture’?
‘Spaces of Culture’ and its local partners organize public events throughout the year in the project regions. Please subscribe to our newsletter here and follow our social media accounts.

My project is funded by ‘Spaces of Culture’ for this year. Can I ask for assistance from ‘Spaces of Culture’ if I am interested in international collaboration for this project?
If you have a developed concept for collaboration and are interested in partnerships with institutions, initiatives, and individuals from Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, and/or France, please consult with the Spaces of Culture City Coordinator in your region for further advice. You may find the contact information of the coordinators on the Contact page of our website.

Who is the right contact person for my question?
Please visit our Contact page here for the right person of your inquiry.

How can I stay informed about the activities of ‘Spaces of Culture’?
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