SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms | September 1 - November 1, 2015

5 September 2015 - 1 November 2015

14TH ISTANBUL BIENNIAL

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SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms looks for where to draw the line, to withdraw, to draw upon, and to draw out. It does so offshore, on the flat surfaces with our fingertips but also in the depths, underwater, before the enfolded encoding unfolds.

This international exhibition of art will present new works by over fifty visual artists and other practitioners, including oceanographers and neuroscientists, in a city-wide project on the Bosphoros that considers different frequencies and patterns of waves, the currents and densities of water, both visible and invisible, that poetically and politically shape and transform the world.

“With and through art, we mourn, commemorate, denounce, try to heal, and we commit ourselves to the possibility of joy and vitality, leaping from form to flourishing life.”

Christov-Bakargiev

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