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15th Istanbul Biennial

The 15th Istanbul Biennial, entitled a good neighbour and curated by the artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, is located in the heart of Istanbul. Bringing together a variety of artworks dealing with different notions of 'home' and 'neighbourhood.'

Adel Abdessemed, 'Feryat' (2015). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Adel Abdessemed, 'Feryat' (2015). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Alper Aydın, ‘D8M’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Candeğer Furtun, ‘Untitled’ (1994-96). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Candeğer Furtun, ‘Untitled’ (1994-96). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Candeğer Furtun, ‘Untitled’ (1994-96). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Fernando Lahas, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Henrik Olesen, ‘Cables, Keys, Glasses, Lights’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Henrik Olesen, ‘Cables, Keys, Glasses, Lights’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kaari Upson, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kemang Wa Lehulere, ‘Confrence of the Birds’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kemang Wa Lehulere, ‘Confrence of the Birds’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kemang Wa Lehulere, ‘Confrence of the Birds’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kemang Wa Lehulere, ‘Confrence of the Birds’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kemang Wa Lehulere, ‘Confrence of the Birds’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Kim Heecheon, ‘Lifting Barbells’ (2015). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Klara Lidén, ‘Untitled (liegezaun),’ ‘Untitled (wartezaun),’ and ‘Untitled (studyzaun),’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Latifa Echakhch, 'Crowd Fade' (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Latifa Echakhch, 'Crowd Fade' (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Latifa Echakhch, 'Crowd Fade' (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Latifa Echakhch, 'Crowd Fade' (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Latifa Echakhch, 'Crowd Fade' (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Lydia Ourahmane, ‘All the way up to the Heavens and down to the depths of Hell’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Mirak Jamal, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Mirak Jamal, the 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Rayyane Tabet, ‘Colosse Aux Pieds D’Argile’ (2015). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Rayyane Tabet, ‘Colosse Aux Pieds D’Argile’ (2015). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Victor Leguy, ‘Structures for invisible borders’ (2016-17). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Victor Leguy, ‘Structures for invisible borders’ (2016-17). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Victor Leguy, ‘Structures for invisible borders’ (2016-17). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Volkan Aslan, ‘Home Sweet Home’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Volkan Aslan, ‘Home Sweet Home’ (2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Xiao Yu, ‘Ground’ (2014/17). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Xiao Yu, ‘Ground’ (2014/17). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Xiao Yu, ‘Ground’ (2014/17). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Xiao Yu, ‘Ground’ (2014/17). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Yonamine, Series of mixed media works (2015/2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Yonamine, Series of mixed media works (2015/2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Yonamine, Series of mixed media works (2015/2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.
Yonamine, Series of mixed media works (2015/2017). The 15th Istanbul Biennial, ‘a good neighbour,’ (16 September–12 November 2017). Courtesy Ocula. Photo: Charles Roussel.

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