Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by VitrA, the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial (22 September – 4 November 2018) announces A School of Schools
4th Istanbul Design Biennial – A School of Schools A Biennial about Design as Learning, and Learning as Design. A School of Schools is a multi-platform biennale that will use, test, and revise a variety of educational strategies to reflect on the role of design, knowledge, and global connectedness in contemporary Istanbul and beyond.
The political events that have rocked Turkey have scared many visitors away in the last year, but slowly, they are returning, and with the 15th Istanbul Biennial and Contemporary Istanbul, and the unveiling of a new arts development, Juma Karakoy, in the capital this week, art is rebuilding confidence.
Besides being curator of this year’s Istanbul Design Biennial, Jan Boelen is head of the Social Design masters programme at Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands, artistic director of
The 4th Istanbul Design Biennial will be held from 22 September to 4 November 2018. Curator Jan Boelen announced the concept and open call at a press meeting held on Thursday, 12 October at Salon İKSV.
Jan Boelen has been appointed as the curator of the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial, to be held from September 22 to November 4, 2018 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV).
The 2018 Istanbul Design Biennial is titled “A School of Schools”. Under the curatorship of Jan Boelen, it is an attempt to redefine design learning. As an open platform, it explores and revisits a number of educational strategies connected to the role of design, knowledge and today’s global connectivity.
The 4th Istanbul Design Biennial, titled A School of Schools and curated by Jan Boelen with Nadine Botha and Vera Sacchetti, is pleased to announce the first participants of this year’s edition, which takes place from 22 September to 4 November 2018.
The 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial carries the most complex design-work, the human itself, into the streets and online media, with images of people taking selfies in the mirror. The flash in these “no-selfies” interrupts the human image, masking the identity of the selfie-taker and enabling the viewer to imagine themselves or others in the image.
Istanbul is absoluut booming!Deze Turkse stad is een synthese tussen Oost en West en dat voel je overal. Terwijl aan de ene kant van de blauwe moskee de moslims in stilte in gebed verzonken zijn, staan aan de andere kant van de moskee toeristen te lachen om de rare blauwe doek die ze moeten dragen zodat hun benen bedekt zijn.