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As the days get longer, February brings exhibitions of melancholy and nostalgia to Istanbul.
At SALT Beyoğlu, the exhibition Prisoners of Correct History delves into the unreliable memory of historical narratives to explore Bangladesh’s complicated postcolonial journey through films, installations and essays.
An exhibition of photographs by Stefano Benazzo is on display at the Rahmi M. Koç Museum , with images of vessels that have succumbed to the vicissitudes of time and tempest. Make sure to read our post about Duty of Memory: Shipwrecks.
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