DEPO is a cultural and critical debate center in Istanbul opened in January 2009 to serve as a venue and platform for artists, artist collectives, civic and cultural organizations. It aims to host events involving artists from Turkey, the South Caucasus, the Middle East and the Balkans. The objectives of DEPO are to facilitate artistic collaboration and cultural exchange, and to stimulate reflection on social and political issues relevant for the region.
DEPO was established as an initiative of Anadolu Kültür, a not-for-profit organization working in the field of culture . Since its establishment Anadolu Kültür has been a driving force in facilitating cross-cultural collaborations and circulating art through Anatolia.