A school of schools

The 4th Istanbul Design Biennial which has been organized by The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts( İKSV) since 1987, will be activated at 6 different influential cultural institution venues which includes , Akbank Sanat, Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat, Arter, Pera Museum, SALT Galata and Studio-X Istanbul all located within walking distance of The House Hotel Karakoy.

The opening program A school of schools : Orientation, will be held from 22 September to 4 November 2018, and will see practitioners, educators and thinkers from Turkey and around the world converge for a biennial conceived as a public space for dialogue, provocation and production. The Istanbul Biennial prefers an exhibition model that enables a dialogue between artists and the audience through the work of the artists instead of a national representation model.

The most comprehensive international art exhibition organized both in Turkey and throughout the geographical sphere, the Biennial plays an important role in the promotion of contemporary artists not only from Turkey but also from a number of different countries in the international arena.