Friday, September 5, 2014

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev's plans for the Istanbul Biennale

ARTINFO caught  up with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in Sydney and talked about her plans for the next Istanbul Biennale.

Having seen every edition of the biennale since its inception in 1987, she finds the history of the event particularly meaningful. "I think it was the beginning of a decentralisation of the art world from the canonical, traditional venues like the Venice Biennale to another system that we now have where there are 150 biennales around the world," she says. "The geopolitics of art really changed with Istanbul, and that's why I decided it was important."  Read more...
Image: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev