1. Research Library

        10th International Istanbul Biennial : Not Only Possible but Also Necessary. Optimism in the Age of Global War

        Ilkay Balic Ayvaz


        Istanbul Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts 2007

        ISBN 9789757363620

      1. Exhibition catalog to Not Only Possible, but Also Necessary: Optimism in the Age of Global War, the 10th International Istanbul Biennial, curated by Hou Hanru, Antrepo and other venues, Istanbul (08.09–04.11.2007). The exhibition was comprised of four sections each at different venues: Burn it or Not?, World Factory, Entre-Polis, and Dream House. In the face of global wars and global capital, the exhibition attempted to ‘critically reexamine the promise of modernity,’ specifically beyond the ideological and geographical boundaries of the so-called West. Exhibited artists included: Adel Abdessemed, Allora Calzadilla, Kutluğ Ataman, Ursula Biemann, Cao Fei, Banu Cennetoğlu, Paul Chan, Rainer Ganahl, Gimhongsok, Sanja Iveković, Rem Koolhaas / AMO, Multiplicity, Ferhat Özgür, Tadej Pogacar, Fernando Sanchez Castillo, Allan Sekula, Nasan Tur, Young Hae Chang Heavy Industries, etc.]