February 2017      Hakan and Marcel meet for the first time in Amsterdam

April 2017              Hakan and Marcel meet for the second time in Istanbul

– the birth of an idea; ‘an ongoing event, meetup, which displays images where we have cultural connections and shared experiences’ – 

September 2018    Istanbul Amsterdam MEETUP in Amsterdam, LBS4 Gallery, Lijnbaansteeg 4a Amsterdam

January 2019         Istanbul meets Leiden, Honorary Consulate-General of Turkey opened by the Ambassador of Turkey Şaban Dişli and Wethouder Martine Leewis

September 2019     Exhibition Istanbul Amsterdam, Süleymaniye, Istanbul Üniversity. No: 15,  34116 Fatih/Istanbul