Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) is a non-profit cultural institution. Since 1973, the Foundation continues its efforts to enrich Istanbul’s cultural and artistic life. İKSV regularly organises the Istanbul Festivals of Music, Film, Theatre and Jazz, the Istanbul Biennial, the Istanbul Design Biennial, Leyla Gencer Voice Competition, autumn film week Filmekimi and realises one-off events throughout the year. The Foundation hosts cultural and artistic events from various disciplines at its performance venue Salon, located at the Nejat Eczacıbaşı Building. İKSV also organises the Pavilion of Turkey at the International Art and Architecture Exhibitions of la Biennale di Venezia. Furthermore, IKSV conducts studies and drafts reports with the aim of contributing to cultural policy development. The Foundation also supports artistic and cultural production through presenting awards at its festivals, commissioning works, taking part in international and local co-productions, and coordinating an artist residency programme at Cité International des Arts in France, as well as the annual Aydın Gün Encouragement and Talât Sait Halman Translation Awards.

İKSV BOARD OF TRUSTEES
FOUNDERS
  • Türkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu
  • Burla Makine Ticareti ve Yatırım AŞ
  • Eczacıbaşı Holding AŞ
  • Osmanlı Bankası AŞ
  • Perfektüp Sanayi AŞ (Bell Holding)
  • Sınai Yatırım ve Kredi Bankası AO
  • Tatko Otomobil, Lastik, Makine Tic. ve İnşaat TAŞ
  • Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası AŞ (TSKB)
  • Fettah Aytaç
  • Ali Koçman
  • Bernar Nahum
  • İzzet Pensoy
  • Afif Tektaş
  • Mehmet Ragıp Devres
CHAIRMAN
VICE CHAIRMEN
  • Mehmet ŞUHUBİ
MEMBERS
  • Akbank TAŞ
  • Aksu İplik Dokuma Boya Apre Fabrikaları TAŞ
  • Alliance Healthcare Yatırım Holding
  • Allianz Sigorta AŞ
  • Arçelik AŞ
  • Arıtaş Dış Tic. Ltd. Şti.
  • Aygaz AŞ
  • Borusan Holding AŞ
  • BP Petrolleri AŞ
  • Ege Holding AŞ
  • Elginkan Holding AŞ (ECA)
  • Hürriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacılık AŞ
  • IBM Türk Ltd. Şti.
  • Işıklar Holding AŞ
  • İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi
  • İstanbul Sanayi Odası
  • İstanbul Ticaret Odası
  • Koç Holding AŞ
  • Martı İstanbul Hotel
  • Organik Holding AŞ
  • Profilo Holding AŞ
  • Selahattin Beyazıt Şirketler Grubu
  • T. Garanti Bankası
  • Tekfen Holding
  • Türk Ekonomi Bankası AŞ (TEB)
  • Türk Hava Yolları AO
  • Türk Pirelli Lastikleri AŞ
  • Türkiye İş Bankası AŞ
  • Türkiye Şişe ve Cam Fabrikaları AŞ
  • Vakko Tekstil ve Hazır Giyim San. İşl. AŞ
  • Yapı Kredi Bankası
  • Yılmaz Ulusoy Holding AŞ
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  • Bülent Eczacıbaşı Chairman
  • Ahmet Kocabıyık Vice Chairman
  • Prof. Dr. Münir Ekonomi Vice Chairman
  • Nuri Çolakoğlu
  • Hayri Çulhacı
  • Ahmet Misbah Demircan
  • Oya Eczacıbaşı
  • Tayfun İndirkaş
  • Prof. Yekta Kara
  • Ergun Özen
  • Ethem Sancak
  • Oya Ünlü Kızıl
ADVISORS
  • Bülent Erkmen Corporate Identity Advisor
  • Av. Sadife Karataş Kural Legal Advisor
  • Çağrı Köseyener Administrative Affairs Advisor
EXECUTIVE BOARD
  • Bülent Eczacıbaşı Chairman
  • Ahmet Kocabıyık Vice Chairman
  • Prof. Dr. Münir Ekonomi Vice Chairman
CİTÉ INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS RESIDENCY PROGRAMME, TURKEY STUDIO
AYDIN GÜN ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD
TALAT SAİT HALMAN TRANSLATION AWARD
PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL GRANTS
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