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Turkish Art Project Seeks to Bridge Ethnic Divide

The fruits of an 18-month artistic collaboration between Kurdish and Turkish youths recently went on display in the southern Turkish city of Diyarbakir.  A mixture of documentaries and photo exhibits, the BAK project — which was initiated by Anadolu Kultur, an Istanbul-based civil society organization — involved 24 young people carefully selected from 10 eastern and western Turkish cities, bringing together people divided along ethnic and regional lines. BAK sought to bridge those...

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