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BASE 2019 brings together the works of a new generation of artists under the same roof in Istanbul. BASE’s 3rd edition, BASE 2019 will be held between November 14 – 17, 2019.

221 works exhibited belonging to 202 new graduate artist candidates was hosted to more than 25.000 visitors last year by BASE. The application deadline is July 1, 2019.

This year, BASE will accept applications from 2019 graduates of the Faculty of Fine Arts. Applications are open to undergraduate and graduates in animation, print, glass, photography, traditional Turkish arts, visual communication design, graphic design, sculpture, painting, ceramics, video, art-work teaching, textile design (except fashion/jewelry design) departments. Candidates can apply to BASE with up to 3 different works.

Under the co-sponsorship of Kale Group, TEB Private Banking and Digilogue Digital Art partnership, BASE aims to bring new graduate artists to the art world, creative industries, media and all art lovers. BASE aims to support young people in their transition from graduation to professional art life and to give momentum and direction to their careers. Turkey’s new generation of artists to shed light on the BASE, but also galleries, collectors, art lovers and also carries the mission of being a tool to discover young talents of the creative industries.