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Contemporary Istanbul 2018

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About Contemporary Istanbul

Contemporary Istanbul will take place between 20-23 September 2018 at Istanbul Congress Center (ICC) and Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre (ICEC). The 13th edition of the fair will include artworks from both established and emerging galleries, bringing a regional and international focus to the dynamic contemporary art scene in Istanbul.

Notable for its unique position both geographically and culturally, Contemporary Istanbul prides itself on bringing together galleries, artists and collectors from Turkey, the Caucasus, the Black Sea, Russia and the Middle East, as well as from Europe, America and Asia. 

About Istanbul

Istanbul has been home to different civilizations and cultures over the ages and has preserved its cosmopolitan and metropolitan structure that has been home to people of different faiths, languages and ethnicities. As the hope chest of civilizations, İstanbul is the capital of the world, in a sense; it is a city that connects Asia and Europe. As one of the most energetic cities in the world Istanbul continually gets to be an attraction center, along with becoming one of the biggest center for contemporary art.
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Visitor Information

2018 - Dates

19 September 2018 / Preview (by invitation only)
20-23 September 2018 / Public Visit (open to everyone)

Visiting days and hours

20-21 September 2018 - 12:00 - 20:00

22 September 2018 - 11:00 - 20:00

23 September 2018 - 11:00 - 19:00



Venue ICEC

The Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center (ICEC)

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Venue ICC

İstanbul Congress Centre

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