IED Network

August 9, 2017


Discovering the professions of Contemporary Art

Friday, September 15th
6 PM

Italian Institute of Culture
Meşrutiyet Caddesi no:75
Tepebaşı, Beyoğlu
34430 İstanbul

The world of culture typically goes round its protagonists, gathering figures such as Artists and Designers. However, contemporary scenario is changing, preparing the ground for new professionals. NOT AN ARTIST is a talk amongst experts aimed at presenting and discussing the role and future evolution of Cultural Managers, Curators and all the other “side-professions” that accompany and complement the more traditional ones.

The event boasts the presence of outstanding personalities of the art world:

Igor Zanti, ModeratorIndependent Curator and IED Venezia Director;
Deniz OvaIstanbul Design Biennial Director;
Tamara ChalabiPresident of Ruya Foundation, Curator of Iraqi Pavilion – Venice Biennale’17;
Harun ElibolcaFounder/Director Gigology, Sundaze, Downtown Festival, Istanbul.

Each guest will share his/her personal and professional experience in cultural management and curatorship highlighting the connections between Italy and Turkey.