October 29, 2012
Musibet by Emre Arolat; Photo: Istanbul Design Biennial
The first Istanbul Design Biennial is going on now through December 12 and is an alternate-year foil to the sufficiently entrenched art Biennial there. This design show in two parts was curated in two parts by Joseph Grima (Adhocracy at the Galata Greek Primary School) and Emre Arolat (Musibet at the Istanbul Modern) and has the theme ‘imperfection,’ which seems to be defined broadly and productively. In a series of four posts on the Biennial, I’ll look at a few different pieces in both halves of the show then discuss Adhocracy and Musibet on their own. Continue.