Plastik Baroque Cutlery (Plastik Barok Çatal Bıçak Takımı)

Photo: James Shaw

In the spotlight: 5th Istanbul Design Biennial Kitchen Programme - Open Call

The Istanbul Design Biennial awaits open call submissions for its Kitchen programme by participants from various fields until 28 February 2020.
3 February 2020

Organised by İKSV, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, and curated by Mariana Pestana, who works between Porto and London, the 5th Istanbul Design Biennial will take place from 26 September until 8 November 2020. The biennal will have the title Empathy Revisited: designs for more than one and artists from around the world are invited to respond to the open call. The biennial will comprise a Kitchen and an Observatory. The projects and events that revolve around the Kitchen will be selected amongst the open call submissions.

The open call is extended to all local or international practitioners and thinkers including designers, artists, writers, architects, curators, researchers, academics, food practitioners, cooks and culinary enthusiasts. The deadline to apply is 28 February 2020.

D Plaj, Bodrum, 2019. Photo: Naz Sahin
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