NOKS Art Space
NOKS Art Space was founded by Elvan Ekren and Volkan Kızıltunç in 2017, and it is a joint work, production and exhibition space located in Kadıköy, Istanbul. NOKS hosts exhibitions, workshops and experimental projects. It offers a platform where independent, intercultural partnerships and interdisciplinary interactions are prioritized. In addition to exhibitions, NOKS also organizes talks and workshops and realizes long-term projects. It aims to establish collaborations with professionals by focusing on methods of collective production and solidarity between artists. NOKS is flexible and transformable, it has a dynamic structure and thus provides variety in the process. It incorporates NOKSBooks, which carries out publishing activities and aims to produce, display and publicize artist books; and NOKSDocs, which aims to produce experimental documentary films by building a bridge between documentary cinema, video-art and experimental cinema. NOKS consists of different sections including the exhibition area, the entrance area and the sections on the ground floor. The exhibition area includes exhibitions that span different time periods and differ from each other in terms of application and method. Workshop area and residence section provide a workshop and a living space where guest artists can use during their production processes.