This is a letter written after the martyrdom of Helin Bolek, from one of Helin's comrades.
On the one year anniversary of Grup Yorum member Helin Bolek falling martyr, we share with you her defense in court. Art is the product of a human. It arises from human interactions. It tells social life and events in an aesthetic language. This language sometimes becomes painting, sculpture, sometimes theatre, these are just formal … Continue reading Helin Bolek’s Defense
Writing letters to political prisoners is a great way to let them know that they're not alone, it is a concrete way to support those imprisoned for their political struggles. By sending letters about our daily lives, or sending postcards from your country with images, we can light up the day of the political prisoners … Continue reading Write A Letter
Grup Yorum is facing a new wave of attacks. Group members were detained in a raid last week and İdil Cultural Center was destroyed. We had a talk with the members of Yorum about what happened during the raid, what the attacks were aimed at, how they will continue on this road, and the artist's struggle against fascism.
Our application for the Independent Turkey Concert to be held on Sunday, August 9th at Yenikapi Square has been rejected by the Governor's Office, by the reason of being "not appropriate".On behalf of Grup Yorum, we appealed against this ban to the local administrative court on Friday 13 June. After all the bans, we have … Continue reading Concert Application Rejected: We will fight for our demands!