The Fifth Element is Istanbul’s first ever outdoor contemporary sculpture exhibition in a public park organised by Contemporary Istanbul. This will be held in Sanatçılar Park adjacent to the fair. Using as its point of departure Tabanlıoğlu Architects’ concept, The Fifth Element is curated by Prof. Hasan Bülent Kahraman and is conducted in collaboration with the Şişli Municipality. Participating artists
include: Erdağ Aksel, Fabian Marcaccio, Genco Gülan, Günnür Özsoy, Jan Fabre, Jannis Kounellis, Johan Tahon, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Osman Dinç, Tony Cragg and Yaşam Şaşmazer.