Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
Founded in 2016, the Women Artists Fund aims to support the production of women artists in the Turkish art scene, increase awareness of their work, and strengthen the representation of women artists by adding new works to the Istanbul Modern collection. With this fund, Istanbul Modern contributes to the increase in the production of women artists in modern and contemporary art. Furthermore, it is aimed to make women more visible in the Turkish and global art scene.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
• The participation of women in culture and art life in cultural industries has been increased. • Contribution has been made to increase the production of women artists in modern and contemporary art. • Women have been encouraged to be more visible in the Turkish and global art scene. • Women are encouraged to create and disseminate their own cultural expressions, with due attention paid to their special circumstances and needs.