Tag: culture

A season with art in focus

The first half of this year’s art season has come to an end in Istanbul with the closing of the 13th Istanbul Biennial. The city’s intense art program continues for another month, featuring new exhibition openings as well as Istanbul’s biggest art fair. The eighth edition of Contemporary Istanbul will run on November 7-10 2013…
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13th Istanbul Biennial: Have you found what you were looking for?

Halil Altindere, Wonderland, 2013   If there could have been only one piece at the 13 Istanbul Biennial, foreign guests would choose Halil Altındere’s “Wonderland.” The video is not exclusive to the event, and has been previously shown in Istanbul’s galleries. International journalists and art professionals present at the exhibition’s preview formed a long line…
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About what to expect…

In BRIDGE, we don’t want Istanbul to be seen through the ‘East meets West’ cliché, but as a city with its own unique identity, which deserves particular attention. While etymologically the name means “in the city” or “to the city,” for us it is THE city, where a daily dose of inspiring new ideas merges…
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