Istanbul Design Biennial Catalogue, providing comprehensive information about the exhibitions, is comprised of three volumes, Imperfection, Musibet and Adhocracy. The catalogue features selected articles of the curatorial teams, addressing the conceptual framework. While Imperfection Volume includes the pre-events and biennial programs, the Musibet Reader surveys the 31 exhibited projects and includes articles by Emre Arolat – Musibet, David Harvey – The Right to the City, Yves Cabannes – Lessons from Istanbul, Uğur Tanyeli – Perfection, Imperfection, Reperfection, Murat Güvenç – (C)horeoscope, Levent Şentürk – The Ballard of Crab, Korhan Gümüş – This Transient World May Collapse in Only a Day. Adhocracy Reader, introduces the 60 exhibited projects, along with articles by Joseph Grima – A Brief History of Adhocracy, Elian Stefa – Exercising Freedom, Ethel Baraona Pohl – From Political Choice to Formal Proposals, Pelin Tan – Ways of Common-ing, or Running Alongside the Disaster, Vera Sacchetti & Avinash Rajagopal – The Collective Story. Printed by Ofset Matbaa the catalogue was co-edited by Vera Sacchetti, Avinash Rajagopal, Tamar Shafrir and Benan Kapucu. The Catalogue is available at the biennial venues, İKSV Building, and major bookstores.
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October 13th—December 12th 2012
Online journal of
the first edition of the
Istanbul Design Biennial,
curated by Emre Arolat
and Joseph Grima
October 18, 2012
Istanbul Design Biennial Catalogue is out!
Posted by İKSV on October 18, 2012