Black Door Istanbul was a free platform, a forum initiated in Istanbul Karaköy, 2010. BDI’s purpose was to accumulate communication. A sociogeographical journey into Istanbuls 2009 - 2013 years. The programming was/is without excluding parameter, the retrospective view is. Looking back becomes a tool, a manual. exhibitions, researches, performances, public presentations, civil sequences... Black Door Istanbul is co-directed by Mark Henley (NZ) and Matthias Crause (DE) 2012 
MEETING ON COMMON GROUND / BDI, Istanbul / 2012 - Screening: Francis Alÿs (BE), Matthias Wermke / Mischa Leinkauf (DE), Santiago Sierra (ES), Fernando Sánchez Castillo (ES). Curated by Nadim Assad (TR).
GROUP GROUP SHOW / Penny Temporary Arts, Neumunster / 2012 - Philipp Ackermann (DE), Christoph Wustenhagen (DE), Senem Denli (TR)
DAHL MEETS JUDISCH / German Hospital, Istanbul / 2012 - Marius Dahl (NO), Thomas Judisch (DE) 2011
98 WEEKS BAZAAR / Thessaloniki Biennial, Greece / 2011 - Curated by 98 Weeks, Beirut (LB)
TOUCH / German Hospital, Istanbul / 2011 - Conference: Forecasting / Performing Statistics
SLEEP: PERFORMING STATISTICS / Kafe 17, Istanbul / 2011 - Forecasting: 0090 Platform (Antwerp), Mashallah News (Beirut), Superpool Ltd (Istanbul), Buildings and Politics (Istanbul / New York), Sans Practice (Beijing)
OPEN RADIO / Acik Radyo, Istanbul / 2011 - Live to air: Burcak Konukman
INTRO / Machine Club, Istanbul / 2011 - Listening Session: Der Grieche, The XXXXXX, Rangleklods, Cortina, Franziska Mercedes Cordes, So So Modern, Ergot Garden w/ Calm Palm, Strong Minded, Munit, F L O W R S, PORSCHISMUS, Trüe Deined 4.0, Denied Reality, Die Die Die, Beauties of the Night, Basketball
MENU / Flutgraben Studios BDI Interface, Berlin / 2011 - Open Table: Michael Rudolph, Veronica Manchego, Judith Raum, Stella Schwender, Paul Phillip Heinze, Mohamed Derbal, Normen Perke, Ben Kluncker,
OUTLOOK / Der Greiche, Berlin / 2011 - Event launch: Milchhof Atiier (DE)
ATTENDING / Essential Existence Gallery, Leipzig / 2011 - Poster Release: SLEEP:Performing Statistics 2010
WORKS DON’T COME EASY / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 – Paul Phillip Heinze (DE), Philipp Ackermann (DE)
DE SERVICE GARAGE / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Lecture: Charlott Markus (SE), Benjamin Roth (NL), Pieter Verbeke (NL)
DAHL.BOVEE.FEIGL / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Marius Dahl (NO), Floris Bovee (NL), Zoro Feigl (NL)
LEAUD UN ENSEMBLE / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Patrick Gaden (DE), Florian Göthner (DE)
UPDATING THE ARCHIVE / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Yaron Attar (IL), Latif Erdem (TR), Manuel Gorkiewicz (AU), Özlem Günyol / Mustafa Kunt (TR), Volkan Kaplan (TR), Peter Kogler (AU), Derren D. Mclin (US), Philipp Schwalb (DE), Canan Tercan (TR), Christoph Wüstenhagen (DE), Ekrem Yalçindağ (TR)
PLURAL ISTANBUL / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Public Idea Lecture: Matteo Locci (IT), Merve Yucel (TR)
BLACK DOOR FILES / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Works on paper Archive – 180 Artists including – Julius Popp (DE), Matthias Weischer (DE), Kate Newby (NZ), Peter Kogler (AU), Matthias Crause (DE), Senem Denli (TR), Gallery Fist (NO/DE), Philipp Ackermann (DE), William G. Buchina (US), Ronny Szillo (DE), Seda Hepsev (TR), Guillaume Krick (FR), Shannon Reed (NZ), Matthias Crause (DE) and more…
A.B MACHINES / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Curated by Nathan Lee (US)
FLOWERSHOW / BDI, Istanbul / 2010 - Franziska Cordes (DE), Normen Perke (DE)