Posts Tagged ‘Istanbul’

Istanbul October 2011: Jenny, Ali, Brennan, Drew

Friday, September 28th, 2012

As part of a Jerome Film and Video Grant, Jenny, Ali, Drew and Brennan went to Istanbul for 10 days in 2011.  Jenny worked on her film/animation with Drew and Brennan and the whole crew went on a MAW outing with the micro-projectors. Here are some lovely pictures!

Istanbul Roof-tops, live draw with Nalan Yırtmaç

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Live draw with the young and talented Nalan Yırtmaç.

Istanbul Roof-tops and High-Places

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009


The hilly city of Istanbul offers so many views for the eye and the projector. The terrain inspired a series of roof-top and high-up outings a compilation of which is documented in the video below…..

This one, in part dedicated to the late genius Michael Jackson.
Oh Michael……

Link to High Quality Video here.

State Crisis: MAW at the Galata Tower in Istanbul

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


In support of the 17th Annual Istanbul LBGT Pride Festival, Sinanji and Batchku performed an improvised projection at the historic Galata Tower. At the end of the projection, we had a conversation with a number of very interested policemen who eventually shifted their language from one surrounding a “state crisis” to one of curiosity and admiration about the real-time analog-meets-digital flavor of our projections.

Link to High Quality Video here.

Istanbul Pride 2009, The March

Monday, June 29th, 2009

No projections were done during the march, as it was in broad day-light; nonetheless, the event (Pride March) was central to the greater event (Pride Week) that brought us to Istanbul. The tensions we felt during other outings were also well reflected in the major head-to-head we witnessed between protesters and the [at times] smiley police men and women pictured below…..

Istanbul Pride, 2009: XLarge Club in-ing

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Though the club manager freaked about the possibility of projecting on the adjacent abandoned building (?!?!?), Sinanji convinced us to do a little indoor projecting. Not our favorite activity, VJing, but here we were, and here they were…

Istanbul Pride, 2009: Roof-top Night 1

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Anderpander, Batchku and Sinanji hit the dark hills and luxury towers of Istanbul…