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CALENDAR
Candeğer Furtun
Arter
Sept.16, 2021-April 17, 2022
I-You-They
Meşher
Oct.9, 2021-March 27, 2022
Precaution
Arter
Until Fevruary 20, 2022
Füsun Onur: Opus II – Fantasia
Arter
Until February 20, 2022
Emre Hüner: [Elektroizolasyon]: Unknown Parameter Extro-Record
Arter
March 25-December 5, 2021
Nevin Aladağ: Traces
Arter
March 25-August 8, 2021
Motif
Sadberk Hanım Museum
Nov. 9,2020-Oct. 31, 2021
Archival Memories: Marcell Restle’s Research in Anatolia and Beyond
ANAMED br /> June 25,2019-Nov.29, 2021
On Celestial Bodies
Arter
July 25-August 8, 2021
David Tudor and CIE, Inc.: Rainforest V (variation 3)
Arter
Until January 30, 2022
For Eyes That Listen
Arter
Until January 2, 2022
Josephine Powell Exhibition
Vehbi Koç Evi
June 30,2020-indefinite
News

VKV Annual Report: ‘Our mission will never end’

The ninth edition of the Vehbi Koç Foundation’s annual report, VKV, was published in Turkish and English. Presented with a preface by Semahat Arsel, the Chairperson of the Board of Directors, and Cihan Özsönmez, President, the report provides an overview of the year 2020, documenting the activities and projects of Vehbi Koç Foundation and its institutions active in the fields of education, healthcare, culture and civic society, with insightful interviews enriching the content.

The preface by Semahat Arsel and Cihan Özsönmez states that “‘The onus is on us;’ this means that our mission will never end, and together we shall overcome the hard times.” and that Vehbi Koç Foundation shall continue to lead social development and change with this same belief, and continue to be a source of light for the future with the strength it derives from its past.

In one interview, Prof. Umran İnan, President of Koç University and Murat Günel, General Director of The Koç School, discuss education, difficulties encountered and opportunities to be evaluated during pandemic days. In another interview, Erhan Bulutcu, CEO of Vehbi Koç Foundation Healthcare Institutions, Şükrü Dilege, Dean of Koç University School of Medicine, and Ayişe Karadağ, Dean of Koç University School of Nursing, discuss healthcare during the pandemic. Hülya Bilgi, Director of Sadberk Hanım Museum, Bahattin Öztuncay, Director of Meşher, Melih Fereli, Founding Director of Arter, and Christopher H. Roosevelt, Director of Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations talk about 2020 activities in an interview titled “Arts and Culture during the Pandemic: Going Digital and Beyond”. The interview with Erdal Yıldırım Vehbi Koç Foundation’s President from 1997 to 2020 focuses on Civil Society in Turkey and the Vehbi̇ Koç Foundation.

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