Last week to visit Istanbul Biennial

Last week to visit Istanbul Biennial

Last week to visit Istanbul Biennial The 14th Istanbul Biennial is heading into final act, having welcomed 400,000 viewers at 36 venues over the past eight weeks.

“SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms,” which is organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding, will close next week. 

The biennial, drafted by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev with a number of alliances, presents over 1,500 artworks by over 80 participants. Encompassing 36 venues on the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus, SALTWATER is running at museums as well as at temporary spaces on land and on sea, such as boats, hotels, former banks, garages, gardens, schools, shops and private homes until Nov. 1.

Due to great interest, the exhibition at Istanbul Modern, one of the 14th Istanbul Biennial venues, has been extended until Nov. 26.  

Istanbul Biennial on Nov 1

Because of the general elections in Turkey on Nov. 1, some of the biennial venues will have changes in visiting days and hours. Büyükada Public Library will be closed on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, while Cezayir will be closed only on Nov. 1. SALT Galata will be open between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 1. All the other biennial venues will be open to the public on Nov. 1.