BANANÉ FOR BROWNBOOK

BANANÉ FOR BROWNBOOK

Brownbook collaborated with us for it’s 29th issue in October! We produced a supplement for the magazine, including interviews and collaborations with some of our most talented fellow artists, designers and photographers. The issue was available to buy worldwide at selected bookstores and some copies may still be found. The...
EASYJET MAG BIENNIAL FEATURE

EASYJET MAG BIENNIAL FEATURE

Banané was featured in Easyjet magazine’s October issue. It’s always exciting for us to be featured in the press – it’s when we really get a chance to plug the art scene in Istanbul!
Features
DENİZ AYAZ

DENİZ AYAZ

Deniz is an  illustrator / graphic designer based in Brooklyn, NY. She loves colors, fluidity in art, organic shapes, geometric patterns as well as contemporary art, simple & clever designs and hand typography. After graduating from Parsons with a BFA in Illustration, she worked with several artists and designers such as  Dana Sherwood, Mark Pernice and...
ZEYNEP SOLAKOĞLU

ZEYNEP SOLAKOĞLU

Zeynep is 26 living and working in Istanbul. Her work explores what is inside, other than what is seen by the eye. Her characters are always focused on the inner value of things, the inner world. She tells us that their wild and careless approach comes from embracing their full nature and everything that comes with...
ÇİĞDEM MİCHALSKİ

ÇİĞDEM MİCHALSKİ

Çiğdem Michalski is an illustrator and fine artist currently living and working in Istanbul. She is a half of the dynamic creative duo running Turkey’s premiere motion design studio – imago.  These days she focuses primarily on illustration & arts, continues to design and art direct for motion pieces. Çiğdem’s style is inspired in equal part...
ZEYNEP UYGAN

ZEYNEP UYGAN

Zeynep is 27 from İzmir. As cliché as it sounds, she has been drawing since her childhood, which later became one of the reasons why her family supported her decision to study Art at school and then college. In 2010 she graduated from Dokuz Eylül University with a degree in Fine Art and since then...
THE FIRST LOMOGRAPHY GALLERY STORE IN TURKEY OPENS IN ISTANBUL!

THE FIRST LOMOGRAPHY GALLERY STORE IN TURKEY OPENS IN ISTANBUL!

The first Lomography gallery store in Turkey opens in Istanbul! • The first Turkish Lomography Gallery Store:  Analogue Gallery, meeting point for analogue lovers, creative workshops and countless lomographic products.  • Istanbul on more than 3500 pictures: the first LomoWall in Turkey depicts Istanbul from a whole new angle.  • Celebration never ends: Exhibitions, Parties,...
STEPHANIE TRIAU : ARTAPOT

STEPHANIE TRIAU : ARTAPOT

Banané interviews Istanbul based Artapot founder, Stephanie Triau. Artapot is a collective of artists based in Paris: B: Hello Stephanie, can you tell us a bit about your background and how you ended up in Istanbul? S: Hello! That is a long story!I have always loved arts, this mostly came from spending hours in museums and...
BERIL ATEŞ

BERIL ATEŞ

Beril’s from Ankara, and is deeply in love with this city. She has always drawn, visited galleries, and coloured objects since she was a child, and for every illustration or photograph she has created, she has always taken inspiration from people. She loves people but has in time noticed that people can be mean beyond...
MİNE SÜBİLER : ANIMALS IN FICTION

MİNE SÜBİLER : ANIMALS IN FICTION

Mine grew with animals, in a house with a garden in Istanbul. Her parents were both graphic designers which meant that she always had a connection with illustration. Being half Danish, after high school she spent two years studying in Copenhagen at a college filled with various workshops. She soon however realised that Denmark wasn’t...
BEYZA BECERİKLİ

BEYZA BECERİKLİ

Beyza is one of the youngest photographers we’ve put up. She was born in 93, in Izmir, and has only just finished high school. She’s been interested in photography for the past three years, starting with simple digital cameras and then moving onto analogue. She’s like to develop her skills and then move onto model...
SERAP GECÜ

SERAP GECÜ

Serap  is 29, born in Istanbul. She’s interested and works mainly in photography, writing, translation and sports. Some of her photographs have been used by Getty Images and international magazines and publishers. Her first exhibition was at Mtaär back in March 2010. She also works in publishing. - Serap 29 yaşında, Istanbul doğumlu. Fotoğraf, düz...
BEGÜM ALPTEKİN

BEGÜM ALPTEKİN

Begüm Alptekin has been doing small collages and drawings for the past 3-4 years. She was born in 1989 in Istanbul and spent her childhood years in Kuzguncuk. Taking clippings from her grandmother’s Ses magazines and piecing them together with her grandfather’s Yeşilçam flyers was one of her favourite activities at a young age. Begüm...
BANANÉ & MILK PRESENT MUHARREM ÇETİN

BANANÉ & MILK PRESENT MUHARREM ÇETİN

Banané & Milk presented the first solo exhibition of Muharrem Çetin on Thursday the 30th of June. Born in Istanbul in 1983, Muharrem has been working in the textiles sector since the year 2000, and entered the world of fashion after working as assistant to the fashion designer Baha Kutan. For the past three years...