212 is a biannual magazine based out of Istanbul, published and distributed internationally. It contains short fiction and long-form reportage; distinctive photo essays and revealing interviews. Even though it was born in the city where east meets west (as the love-worn cliche goes), the magazine seeks to transcend the loaded dichotomies of Istanbul’s favourite metaphor, and extends its gaze far beyond the region.
Issue #7 – Awakening:
Awakening is the theme of our seventh issue. Awakening is a state of inner attainment. In choosing this fresh and rejuvenating theme which is inclined to induce an array of different connotations for the Spring-Summer season, we tried to focus on where we feel this effect at its fullest.