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Contemporary Istanbul 11th Edition, November 2016

Contemporary Istanbul 11th Edition, November 2016

3 - 6 November 2016 A November classic, Contemporary Art Fair. This time with mum, I don't know if if the girls accompanied us. Very impressive as usual, Turkish artists were the highlights for me. "Photographer" / "Fotoğrafçı" - Armen Gevorgian, 2012 Özgür müyüz? - Yusuf Aygeç, 2016Özgür müyüz? - Yusuf Aygeç, 2016Özgür müyüz? - Yusuf Aygeç, 2016Özgür müyüz? -…
Contemporary Istanbul 10th Edition, November 2015

Contemporary Istanbul 10th Edition, November 2015

Nov 12 – 15, 2015 Woww! I made a lot of photos on this one. Probably I was very amazed by the works. Widening horizons again! This year CI Focus was Contemporary Tehran. Iranian galleries have already affected me deeply before. There were many sarcastic pieces about women in society, religion etc. back in 2013. Not only Iranian but also…
Contemporary Istanbul 9th Edition, November 2014

Contemporary Istanbul 9th Edition, November 2014

13-16 November I am surprised I made quite a lot of pictures in this edition of the Contemporary Istanbul Fair. There were really very fascinating works... Beyond Heritage Him - Hossein Edalatkhah, 2014Öte dünyanın kapıları - Ergin İnan, 2008 all the conceptual relations are conscientiously turned upside-down - Arzu EşAyıları seviyorum yasak elma - Arzu Eş, 2014 Londra Metrosu -…
Contemporary Istanbul 8th Edition, November 2013

Contemporary Istanbul 8th Edition, November 2013

7th to 10th November 2010 Contemporary Istanbul exhibitions always give me inspiration even me not being an artist! I love seeing the ideas, how different cultures reflect it, how world politics are interpreted…You can always find something that you like! Sadly in 2013, I have not seen as many Middle Eastern galleries as before. Iranian one did not affect me…
Contemporary Istanbul 7th Edition, November 2012

Contemporary Istanbul 7th Edition, November 2012

22nd to 25th November 2010 I was impressed by this Arabic pop-art concept of Hassan Hajjaj. And the beautiful flower decoration was by a Korean artist. I used it as a wallpaper for my mobile phone for a long time :)  Hamid's Back - Hassan Hajjaj, 200Moroccan Motorcycle Mashup - Hassan HajjajElvan Alpay, 2012
Contemporary İstanbul 5th Edition

Contemporary İstanbul 5th Edition

25th to 28th November 2010 I guess this one was my first visit to the Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair. I was pretty impressed back then, I had never seen such a mixture of different perspectives in my life altogether. Many art galleries, many local & foreign artists. I decided to visit the fair every year and I never regret! Güneşe…