Contemporary Istanbul Dialogues

Manifesta Director Hedwig Fijen will participate to Contemporary Istanbul Dialogues.

Contemporary Istanbul, the art fair in Turkey, announces its 7th edition at the Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center and the Istanbul Congress Center. In honour of 400 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands, Contemporary Istanbul is hosting a special selection of Dutch galleries and an important number of Dutch artists, gallerists and collectors will participate. The program is realized with the kind support of The Mondriaan Fund and Dutch Consulate, İstanbul.

Friday, 23 November, 2012
15.30 – 16.30: Art Spaces, Biennales, Artistic Production: This session will bring together two directors of art institutions from The Netherlands. The speakers will discuss the functions of institutions and how they participate to the artistic production in The Netherlands.

Moderator: Osman Erden (President, AICA Istanbul, Ass.Prof. MSGSÜ, Dept. of Art History – İstanbul)
Ann Demeester (Director, de Appel – Amsterdam)
Hedwig Fijen (Director, Manifesta – Amsterdam)

For the full program see: LINK

cover img: Villa del Arte: Jean-François Rauzier, Palau de la Musica; 2011. 180 x 300 cm. Photomontage.