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Becoming Istanbul | The Making of Beyoğlu | 90

Becoming Istanbul explores contemporary Istanbul through an interactive database of over 400 media. An up-to-date collection of artists’ videos, photography series, documentaries, news reports, cartoons and architectural projects, the database is organized according to 80 concepts that instrumentalize typical discourses relating to the city and suggest new points of view. Its media include the visual productions of artists and researchers who have problematized actors and phenomena typically disregarded in urban discourse, as well as the declarations of decision makers involved in Istanbul’s current transformations..

Selva Gürdoğan, Gregers Tang Thomsen, Tobias Benjamin Bosse, Mustafa Bulgur, Zoltán Dávid Kalászi, Canan Erten, Derya Iyikul, Marta Marszal, Simon Oberhofer, Matthias Poen

Project Projects
Prem Krishnamurthy, Adam Michaels, Rob Giampietro, Chris Wu, Jeffrey Waldman, Won S. Choi, Marina Kitchen, Everett Pelayo, Scott Vander Zee

Type: Exhibition Design
Size: 1.000 m2
Client: SALT
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Status: Completed