Turkey inaugurates exhibit at Venice
Turkey’s exhibition ‘Places of Memory’ attempts to explore the theme of ‘absorbing modernity.’Turkey has inaugurated its debut exhibition, “Places of Memory,” at its long-term pavilion at the Arsenale, one of the two main venues of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice Biennial.
On the initiation of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and with the gracious contribution of 21 supporters, Turkey has obtained a long-term venue, from 2014 to 2034, at the Biennale di Venezia, one of world’s leading contemporary art and architecture exhibitions.
The 14th International Architecture Exhibition of will run between June 7 and Nov. 23.
“Places of Memory,” which is curated by architect Murat Tabanlıoğlu, attempts to explore the theme of “absorbing modernity” via perceptions and experiences, focusing on three areas of Istanbul: Taksim-Karaköy, Bab-ı Ali/Sirkeci and Büyükdere.