55th Venice Biennial

55th Venice Biennial

Maldives Pavilion | Portable Nation | Disappearance as work in progress – approaches to Ecological Romanticism. The history of the artistic aesthetics of the Maldives is not widely documented as the island nation is not known for its visual arts activities but rather for the supreme beauty of its ocean, ecology...
Manifesta 8

Manifesta 8

Manifesta, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, is a roving, contemporary art event, showcasing the most innovative work by artists and curators from Europe and beyond. In the early 1990s, Manifesta was launched as a unique, roving art event, a project devised by a Dutch initiative that took shape as...
3rd Guangzhou Triennial

3rd Guangzhou Triennial

‘The Middle East Channel’ at ‘Farewell to Colonialism’ focuses on how the region views and documents itself, primarily at the hands of its own cultural activists and video makers. The wider theme of the program is to be found in the notion of exploration, the search for characteristic independence and memory/history in...
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An international art gallery in Antalya

An international art gallery in Antalya

–        How did you decide to open an art space in Antalya? Antalya came on our radar after we visited it three years ago. The fact that our curatorial and art collective Chamber of Public Secrets (CPS) chose to establish an art space in Antalya city has to do with the evolution of our curatorial practices,...
For the Love of Air Liquid (opening exhibition)

For the Love of Air Liquid (opening exhibition)

  Water’s impact on human happiness Opening exhibition 18th – 30th April 2018, Chamber of Public Secrets’ new media art production and exhibition space, Media Art Research Center (MARC), Antalya Fernissage 18th April 2018 at 17:00 – 19:00 Artists: Ferhat Ozgur,  Stefano Cagol, Ursula Biemann, Oliver Ressler, Khaled Ramadan and Hanna Ljungh Curated by Khaled Ramadan and Alfredo Cramerotti   For...
Open call for internship - for students, art academies and universities

Open call for internship – for students, art academies and universities

Open call for internship – for students, art academies and universities Interns as assistant curators at Media Art Research Center (MARC), Antalya, Turkey     The international art and curator group Chamber of Public Secrets (CPS) is looking for interns to join the team and help organizing projects at our new Media Art Research Center (MARC) in...
Documentary scriptwriting and voice over talent - special summer course in Antalya

Documentary scriptwriting and voice over talent – special summer course in Antalya

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT WRITING AND VOICE OVER TALENT SPECIAL SUMMER COURSE 2-8 JULY 2018 One-week summer course in documentary scriptwriting, visual storytelling, and VO at Chamber of Public Secret’s Media Art Research Center (MARC) in Antalya, Turkey. Application deadline is June 15, 2018.     Mastering script writing, filming aesthetics and VO is more art than science. There...
Media Art Research Center (MARC)

Media Art Research Center (MARC)

  MARC GALLERY Media Art Research Center (MARC) is CPS’ research-based, media art production and exhibition space. Focus The event-driven space is dedicated to innovative visual content, collaborative projects, and educational endeavours. MARC’s mandate is to develop and promote aesthetical experiences related to human history. It bridges and nurtures the relationship between cultural institutions and...
Debate on Journalism in Times of War

Debate on Journalism in Times of War

Ever wonder how TV stations gather reports and protect its journalists and sources from harm in conflict areas? Check out this talk at the University of Copenhagen with Awad Joumaa, news editor at Al Jazeera English, together with the artist and filmmaker Khaled Ramadan, as we discuss the book we just launched called “Journalism in Times...
Journalism in Times of War - Edited by Awad Joumaa and Khaled Ramadan

Journalism in Times of War – Edited by Awad Joumaa and Khaled Ramadan

Latest book release by Al Jazeera Media Institute January 2018, edited and researched by members of Chamber of Public Secrets. When telling human stories from the Arab world, reporters, citizen journalists and media activists are pushed deeper into the ever-shifting front lines. Journalism in Times of War debates how to remain safe and balanced when...
Border Thinking - Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence

Border Thinking – Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence

Khaled Ramadan has contributed to the book with the article: ”Set City – Post-snuff Film and the New Age of Reality Cinematography: Real Transience of the Protagonist at the Execution Film Set.” The book aims to question and provide answers to current border issues in Europe. Central to this investigation is a refugee crisis that...
From a Common Word to Committed Partnership

From a Common Word to Committed Partnership

Secret Chamber Press is pleased to announce its first publication: From a Common Word to Committed Partnership Danish-Arab Interfaith Dialogue 2012-2016 The book takes stock of the ongoing efforts in European-Middle Eastern interfaith dialogue – both as a practical experience and as an academic reflection. Once a preserve for the few and dedicated, this field...
Independent Republic of Culture

Independent Republic of Culture

Khaled Ramadan and Dorian Batycka have contributed with the article ”The Panache of Artivism within the Imperial Narrative of the Middle East”. A significant contribution to English and Turkish literature, the new edition of KPY Yearbook , “Independent Republic of Culture” by Istanbul Bilgi University Cultural Policy and Management Research Centre reunites with readers. The...
Secret Chamber Press

Secret Chamber Press

Secret Chamber Press (SCP) is a new publishing house established in Copenhagen in 2017. SCP specializes in publishing academic books related to contemporary visual culture and social history. SCP thus extends the work and network of the founding association, the art and curatorial collective Chamber of Public Secrets. Chamber of Public Secrets has contributed to the global...
The Omanman Project

The Omanman Project

Building a Multidisciplinary Approach to a Bohemian State of Art in the Arabian Gulf Chamber of Public Secrets is launching a multidisciplinary / multidimensional project in the Arabian Gulf under the title The Omanman Project. The socio-aesthetic research project is designed to reformulate the exhibition and art structure in Oman by presenting knowledge-based aesthetic experiences and...