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Contemporary Istanbul 2016

About Contemporary Istanbul

Contemporary Istanbul will take place between 3-6 November at Istanbul Congress Center (ICC) and Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre (ICEC). The 11th edition of the fair includes artworks from both established and emerging galleries, bringing a regional and international focus to the dynamic contemporary art scene that has developed in Istanbul in recent decades. Notable for its unique position both geographically and culturally, CI 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. Contemporary Istanbul is supported by main sponsor Akbank for the 10th consecutive year, continuing a shared vision for supporting the arts and delivering artistic excellence and diversity, as international and regional interest in the art fair continues to grow.


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


2017 - Dates

12 September 2017 / Preview (by invitation only)
13-17 September 2017 / Public Visit (open to everyone)

Venue ICEC

The Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center (ICEC)

More info: www.icec.org

Venue ICC

İstanbul Congress Centre

More info: 
www.iccistanbul.com