Author: Zeynep Miraç

Women take over Istanbul’s City Theatre

This year’s Oscars was one of the most discussed topics. There wasn’t a single woman among the best director nominees. Only one woman got nominated in this category in the last decade. To highlight...

Taksim Square as ‘means to tame’

Zeynep Miraç Rumor has it, an Italian architect once said: “The Turks conquered Istanbul in 1453 but they’re yet to settle.” It’s true: this city is a 567-year-old construction site. The statement that “geography...