Seçil Yaylalı is one of the co founders of PASAJ, Istanbul based artist initiative that runs a independent project space. PASAJ hosts socially engaged art projects, does workshops, runs an artist residency program, organize artist talks. It actually tries to create opportunities for local and international artists. PASAJ has founded in 2010 in a venue on Istiklal Street, then had another in Karakoy and since 2013 PASAJ has opened its studio in Tarlabaşı. On 2014 PASAJ has started a temporary project, in which a tiny restaurant located in Tarlabaşı  become a contemporary art venue for also the inhabitnats of the area.