Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) has published its ninth report titled “Arts and Culture for Ecological Transformation” in the scope of its cultural policy studies. Drafted by Assoc. Prof. Hande Paker, faculty member of Istanbul Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, the report draws attention to the ecological crisis, which is one of the most urgent issues confronting humanity. It invites the world of arts and culture to ponder the issue together to construct creative change.

The report discusses the climate emergency with respect to its social, political, economic and cultural aspects and focuses on the response of arts and culture actors for an ecological transformation. Presenting an analysis that makes a comprehensive assessment of ecological problems, the report emphasises the important role that the arts milieu can play towards transformation.