A High-Speed Tour: Contemporary Istanbul 2016

The 11th edition of Contemporary Istanbul ended on November 6th with great success. Continuing on its past critical acclaim, the fair showcased art from the region alongside works from around the world, lending the fair its distinct character as a place to discover and rediscover artists.

Presented for the first time at the fair was Collectors’ Stories, an exhibition of artworks
personally selected by 60 collectors from their private collections. Also new this year was CI
Design, which focused on functional art and unique design pieces and hosted exclusive works created by 32 designers through the directorship of Susan McMurrain. Dedicated to showcasing new media artworks, Plugin gathered also gathered 18 new media artists showcasing artworks at the intersection of science, technology, politics and art.

View the video above for a quick view of Contemporary Istanbul 2016.

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