Design is the center of the universe at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, "Are We Human?"
The 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial opened to the public this past Saturday, October 22, curated by Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley. The curators' full title, “Biz Inan Miyiz? / Are We Human? The Design Of The Species: 2 Seconds, 2 Days, 2 Years, 200 Years, 200,000 Years,” sets up an ambitious... View full entry
Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley will curate 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial
In a press release issued today, the Istanbul Design Biennial announced that powerhouse architectural historians, theorists and educators Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley will curate the 3rd Biennial, taking place in 2016. Both are based in New York City (and happen to be married) – Colomina... View full entry
A preview of “The Future Is Not What It Used To Be”, the 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial
In the upcoming 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial, "The Future Is Not What It Used To Be" questions the role of design, its relationship to society, and how it can potentially bring change. Curated by Zoë Ryan and spanning all five floors of the Galata Greek Primary School from Nov. 1 to Dec.14, the biennial will showcase a designers' exhibition of over 50 projects that ask who defines the future and how it is defined. But the crucial aspect it explores is whose future could be affected.
In an area of approximately 2,300 square meters at the Galata Greek Primary School, the exhibition will feature more than 50 projects by designers worldwide. The event will also host various creative academic workshops, panels, and film screenings.N°40 Workoutcomputer by Desireee Heiss and Ines... View full entry