by Rahul Kumar Dec 04, 2022
Gallery Arter exhibits works produced by the artist in the past two years that metaphorically evoke a sense of darkness, referencing the pandemic and the natural phenomenon around us.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 16, 2022
Hasan Bülent Kahraman talks about his curatorial project The Room With Forty Doors at Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, that surveys Turkey's art movements since 1980.
by Ayca Okay Oct 15, 2022
STIR reviews the ongoing edition of the Istanbul Biennale, the first after the global pandemic, curated by Ute Meta Bauer, Amar Kanwar and David Teh.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 29, 2022
Examining the new definition of 'museum' issued by ICOM, and the Museum of Rape Threats and Sexism that expands the idea of the format associated with a museum.
by STIRworld Jul 27, 2022
Burning Man makes its comeback at the Black Rock Desert after two years, with a host of massive, interactive art installations, and the community exploring various forms of creative expressions.
by Daria Kravchuk Jul 26, 2022
Gertrude Flentge, one of the curators from the artistic team of documenta fifteen, who was working with ruangrupa since the early 2000s, comments on the current state of events.
by Manu Sharma Jul 17, 2022
Anna Elena Torres and Ella Ponizovsky Bergelson discuss their work in collaboration with The Yiddishland Pavilion, for Venice Art Biennale 2022.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 13, 2022
Curator Christoph Doswald speaks about the show hosted by the Pera Museum, Istanbul, bringing together works of 164 artists responding to press and media in unique ways.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 02, 2022
Commissioned by the Contemporary Istanbul Foundation, the immersive work references ideas of life and extinction, juxtaposed with the Ottoman-era history of the location.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 23, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to LA-based Refik Anadol, a pioneer in digital aesthetics, about his daring idea—to unlock machines' ability to learn from us how to dream.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 05, 2022
The Turkish artist talks about her latest exhibition which uses the waste generated at the Istanbul Airport as a medium urging us to think of art itself as something human.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 22, 2022
Istanbul-based artist Basak Bugay, who shared her ink-based drawings and sculptures at Zilberman Istanbul, speaks with STIR about psychoanalysis and her childhood.
by ABB Dec 15, 2021
The four-minute videos demonstrate the use of technology and thoughtful design to foster a smarter, sustainable environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 04, 2021
Multimedia artist Azade Koker’s exhibition Murder of a Mannequin at Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul, reassesses the conformist-consumerist views on female beauty.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 24, 2021
Curators Mari Spirito and Abhijit Toto present site-specific installation art across Istanbul, New York, Santurce and other cities through environmentally sensitive methods.
by Aastha D. Apr 23, 2021
Through a series of offline and online spaces, the 5th edition of six-month long Istanbul Design Biennial continues to iterate means of caring as the fundamental principle of design.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 30, 2021
The dual skins of Melike Altinisik Architects’ Istanbul TV And Radio Tower, a 369m tall new telecommunication structure, is set to transform the Turkish city’s skyline.
by STIRworld Mar 11, 2021
The design by Begum Aydinoglu, Mariana Custodio dos Santos and Juan Carlos Naranjo proposes a self-sustained campus defined by courtyards and crisscrossing levels.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 24, 2020
In an exhibition titled A Few In Many Places, Protocinema brings together five artists in five cities to create site specific commissioned works.
by Jones John Nov 13, 2020
STIR investigates the multifaceted art-activism of Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, who is showcasing his first solo exhibition at the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai.
by Meghna Mehta Jul 28, 2020
The museum for Vehbi Koç Foundation in Istanbul is a multidisciplinary arts complex, with a façade that filters light through the building and mirrors the movement of the city.
by Zohra Khan Jun 03, 2020
Perforated bulbous forms arranged on the rooftop of Marmara Forum shopping centre in Istanbul give shape to Cloud Playground - a maze-like floating playscape for children.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 03, 2020
A collaborative project between Nohlab and DECOL from Istanbul resulted in an interactive installation titled Arkhe, inaugurated at the annual art fair in Turkey.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 22, 2019
An exhibition by the Berlin and Hong Kong-based artist eschews the notions of fixed reality to unveil its fragility.