DONT MISS OUT ON VISITING ISTANBULS FIRST CHILDRENS BIENNIAL!
- Published:23 Aralık 2010, Perşembe
- Updated:23 Aralık 2010, Perşembe
Turkeys first ever Biennial for children, the Istanbul Art Biennial of Children and Youth will be coming to an end on December 25th, 2010.
The Istanbul Art Biennial of Children and Youth, just one of the numbers of projects held for the 2010 Istanbul European Capital of Culture festivities, marks Turkey's first-ever biennial geared towards children and youth. Approximately 2,000 students from 300 schools have participated in producing works in a variety of mediums which are on display at Antrepo 5 as well as the Tuzla İdris Güllüce Cultural Center. Live performances can also be enjoyed at the Söğütlüçeşme Train Station.
Applications for Istanbul's 12th Biennial due by December 31st
Meanwhile, applications for Istanbul's 12th Biennial are due to December 31st. Artists that want to apply must submit their portfolio's by the year's end. For more information see Istanbul's Biennial home page at www.iksv.org/bienal.
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