The Discovery of Creative Co-Production focuses on creative industries adversely affected by the economic crisis experienced during the COVID-19 era and independent professionals working in these fields. It aims to provide support to independent culture professionals in this field in areas such as cooperation, consultancy, and mentoring. Furthermore, the project aims to pave the way for access to resources and digital multidisciplinary collaborations for creative communities by creating alternative solidarity and business development models that do not depend on physical space and gathering. Fighting COVID-19 and Endurance Programme, implemented by ISTKA Development Agency, has been opened in order to alleviate the effects of the crisis caused by the pandemic by encouraging innovative practices and developing solutions to the problems growing with the pandemic.
• In this period of limited resources, cultural and artistic institutions, CSOs, artists, activists, and volunteers contributed to creating new cooperation models based on solidarity and benefiting from the possibilities of technology.
• New events and/or formats designed under the conditions of the epidemic period were created.
• During the COVID-19 outbreak, support was provided for artistic production and/or to create the necessary conditions for production for the sustainability of the culture and arts field.