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Sisters Science Bridge: Arizona to Mardin
2020 - 2021
The main purpose of the Sisters Science Bridge: Arizona to Mardin project is to establish a science bridge between Arizona University students and high school students in Mardin. As part of the project consulted by Feryal Özel, young women will attend science-technology workshops and project design meetings with Arizona University students.
Theater For All / Online
2020 - 2021
The Theater For All / Online project aims to continue the plays and workshops that were previously produced and performed live on Shakespeare and Moliere, which are theater classics, by creating a new language in the digital environment and to integrate these classics into online education.
STEM For Sisters
2019 - 2021
The project, which started in July 2019 and continued until June 2021, was carried out with the support of Mardin Provincial Directorate of National Education and in partnership with Teknokta (Lego Education). Within the scope of the project, Robotics-Coding and Design Thinking workshops for middle school girls were organized face-to-face and online.
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One Voice One Tale
As a result of pandemic, young women at high school age are the most affected group by conditions of lackdown in their homes. This group of women will be invited to present their experiences through a joint performence. The project provides them the opportunity to tell their own stories and experiences during this difficult time and thus to incirease solidarity among young women. At the end of the project, the stories will be performed in the form of sound theatre and will contribute to increasing the visibility of women in the arts field.
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2018 - 2019
The project, which was developed in 2018-2019 as apart of TANDEM Turkey V program together with Peripatos and Diadrasis from Greece, aimed to increase the awareness of young people about the cultural heritage in the region where they live. Within the scope of the project, a treasure hunting game, which puts the architectural structures of Old Mardin in the center, was prepared and the Cultural Heritage Dialogues seminar was held in Mardin Museum.
Design Sprint Week
The project which is supported in the program of Turkey-Germany Youth Bridge, was implemented with the partnership of hack.institute and NEOLA Art from Germany. The main aim of the project was to introduce young people from two countries, to innovative digital ways of working. Within the scope of the project, 8 female students from Mardin participated in design spirit workshops in Cologne for 5 days.
2016 - 2018
Developed for the first time in 2016 with the Kersnikova Institute from Slovenia, as a part of TANDEM TURKEY IV program, the project continued in 2017-2018 with the support of Sabancı Foundation. The project aimed to empower girls through science and technology workshops and contribute to the creation of the science agenda in Mardin. Within the scope of the project, Prof. Dr. Feryal Özel - NASA Astrophysics Committee Chairman- met with young people in Mardin as an inspiring scientist.
Women Teachers Share Their Stories
2016 - 2018
The project, which was carried out between 2016-2018, aimed to raise the awareness of women teachers in Mardin on women's rights and to develop their skills in dealing with gender-based issues they face in schools.
A Story of Mardin
2016 - 2017
This project, which is a continuation of the Theater for all project, aimed to address the issues of gender and social peace with the youth in a creative way through the theater. Within the scope of the project, the play of Federico Garcia Lorca in the name Tragicomedy of Don Cristobal was adapted with a group of young people to Mardin and the play was performed in Mardin and Istanbul.
Theatre For All
2015 - 2016
The project was held in partnership with the Bosphorus Performing Arts Ensemble, in which young people met in Artuklu, Kızıltepe and Midyat districts of Mardin through theater. After the plays, the themes of gender, social peace and class difference were discussed together with the young people on the stage.
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