Apartment Project is an artist run organization. It has been founded by visual artist Selda Asal and it has 2 staff workers besides periodical interns. Apartment Project has been funded by donations, sponsorships and grants. Projects include workshops with artists, other cultural organisations, and diverse groups in the society, exhibitions, symposiums and artist residency.
Apartment P. is a member of the X-OP project, which is a multi-annual project, from 2008 to 2011, and is supported by European Commission.
The space was initiated by Selda Asal with the aim of providing artists an opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration and hosting their own exhibitions and it is committed to develop a communication between artists, art operators, writers, researchers and other organisations.
With its 24 square meter, ground level exhibition space located in Tunel, central Istanbul, exhibitions and events are installed with a priority towards interaction with the daily life on the street.
Since its opening in 1999, it has been host to various performances, installations, exhibitions, happenings and events. Some of these projects have traveled to other locations, and projects traveled to exhibit at the Apartment Workshops and artist weeks have been organized, incorporating the project space's studio and other locations.