Yigit Aksakoglu is a social change advocate whose career spans Human Rights advocacy, early childhood development, NGO policy, and even political prisoner. Having been unjustly imprisoned in his native Turkey for peaceful protest, Yigit now lives in Exile in the Netherlands, where he advocates for better treatment of refugees and undocumented migrants.
His organisation Mahalle Art & Kultur aims to create a network of support for refugees and migrants by creating routes into stable employment for undocumented artists and creatives.
Sign the petition, Call for Action to Dutch Government: Visa and family reunification for the Turkey earthquake survivors: chng.it/XY2zZ9mc
Open call for proposals in Partnership with Sound & Vision Archives: mahalle.art/events
ReSounding was produced and edited by Ed Holland.
The art27 theme music ‘Come Together’ was written and performed by Matteo Galesi and was produced for art27 in collaboration with SYNCR.
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