Searching for Contemporary Art about Istanbul

30,00 €

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Signs Taken in Wonder searches for Istanbul through the eyes of contemporary artists and writers fascinated by the city from both local and international perspectives. The book includes an essay by renowned Turkish author Mario Levi published in English and German for the first time, a study by Nikos Papastergiadis of the meaning of "the cosmos" and "cosmopolitanism" for the 21st century, and a wealth of information about the Istanbul art scene and the artists and exhibition it celebrates.

Published for the exhibition of the same title (23.1.–21.4.2013) at the MAK.

Edited by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, Simon Rees und Bärbel Vischer, with contributions by Mario Levi, Markus Neuwirth, Bige Örer, Nikos Papastergiadis, Simon Rees, Gerhard Roiss, Christoph Thun-Hohenstein and Bärbel Vischer as well as an interview with Vasif Kortun.

168 pages, numerous illustrations
32 x 24 cm, softcover
MAK, Vienna / Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2013