Performance Art in Turkey

Action art in Turkey.

Turkey’s first Live Art Research Space PCSAA, that will host numerous resources in the field of Live Art and have a crucial role in the education and development of performance art, is located in Performistanbul’s building situated in Galata neighbourhood of Istanbul. Focused on performance art in Turkey and other geographies, providing a free open access to all, PCSAA is a live art library and archive dedicated to researchers from all fields. Apart from resources such as periodicals, books and thesis focused on Live Art, the collection also includes an archive in constant development that consists of visuals, audio-visual recordings and performance remainings of various artists.

The research space models itself after world’s leading research space in the field of Live, (LADA)Art Development Agency) in London and receives consultancy service from Lois Keidan, the director of LADA.

Artist and Performance Art Groups



Artists and Groups not researched yet

  • AslieMk
  • Ekin Bernay
  • Batu Bozoğlu
  • Simla Civelek
  • Leman S. Darıcıoğlu
  • Aslı Dinç
  • İ. Ata Doğruel
  • Nezaket Ekici
  • Erdem Gündüz
  • Şükran Moral
  • Gamze Öztürk
  • Oda Projesi
  • Cemre Su Salur
  • Ebru Sargın L.
  • Özlem Ünlü
  • Gülhatun Yıldırım
  • Dila Yumurtacı
  • Mustafa Kemal Yurttaş
  • 2013 Gezi Park Occupy Movement

Information and performance art resources in Turkey

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