First Exhibition of IGART Gallery 'Dreams Under the Viaduct'

The First Exhibition of the IGART Gallery, Dreams Under the Viaduct
First Exhibition of IGART Gallery 'Dreams Under the Viaduct'

IGA Istanbul Airport, which set out with the vision of being the world's most important global transfer center as well as a center for universal art, gathered all its works in the field of culture and art under the roof of IGART. Within the scope of the first phase of the IGART Art Projects Competitions held within the scope of IGART, 13 works that made it to the finals met with art lovers.

In addition to being a transportation hub, İGA Istanbul Airport is an area where cultures meet; With the IGART Art Projects Competition, it aims to bring together the cultural memory of Anatolian geography with the identity of Istanbul blended with culture and art, with different cultures. Setting out with the vision of being the world's largest airport and global hub as well as a center for universal art, IGA Istanbul Airport was hereby curated by IGART Executive Board Member Prof. Dr. “Visions Under the Viaduct | It opened “Dreams Under the Viaduct” to visitors on October 27.

The gallery space was designed by architect Murat Tabanlıoğlu as a unique structure suitable for the texture of the airport. The first exhibition of the gallery consists of the projects of 13 works that made it to the finals within the scope of the first phase of the IGART Art Projects Competitions. “Visions Under the Viaduct | “Dreams Under the Viaduct” exhibition is also an indicator of the transparent and interdisciplinary approach of the IGART Art Projects Competition.

One of the most important missions of IGA Istanbul Airport, which is to bring people together, to bring them together and to provide opportunities for new stories, has thus undertaken the task of introducing Turkish culture and art to the citizens of the world.

IGART Art Projects Competition provided opportunities for young talents…

Young talents participated in the first of the IGART Art Projects Contests series, which was announced in September 35 for Turkish and foreign young artists and groups under the age of 2021, with 221 projects. IGART Executive Board Chairman Hüsamettin Koçan, one of the IGART Executive Board members Deniz Odabaş, Prof. Dr. Gulveli Kaya, Prof. Dr. After the evaluation of the jury, which included Marcus Graf, Mehmet Ali Güveli, Murat Tabanlıoğlu and Nazlı Pektaş, as well as sculptor Seyhun Topuz and sculptor Seçkin Pirim, the finalists were first announced. After a strict selection, the winner of the competition was announced at the ceremony held at IGA Istanbul Airport, and the grand prize of 1 million TL, which is the largest amount given to date in the field of culture and arts in Turkey, was awarded by Betül Kotil, with the work titled “Saya's Voice” last March. was presented to.

“IGA Istanbul Airport will also be the center of universal art”

IGA Istanbul Airport CEO Kadri Samsunlu, who stated that they aim to bring together the cultural memory of Anatolian geography with the identity of Istanbul blended with culture and art, with different cultures in the first exhibition of the IGART gallery, stated that they have undertaken an important goal to remove the boundaries of art. Samsunlu continued his words as follows: “We are working hard to make İGA Istanbul Airport not only a stage to be reached but also a living center where visitors will want to come once again. Cultural and artistic studies constitute one of the most important pillars of these works. With the İGART Art Projects Competition, we aimed to bring together the cultural memory of Anatolian geography with the identity of our Istanbul blended with culture and art, with different cultures. Now, for this purpose, “Dreams Under the Viaduct | We are excited to bring our first exhibition together with art lovers with “Dreams Under the Viaduct”. You may have witnessed that we have often emphasized “Turkey's gateway to the world” while describing IGA Istanbul Airport, which is our country's vision project. Today, we can say that besides this, IGA Istanbul Airport, which set out with the vision of being a center for universal art, will also be Turkey's gateway to the world in culture and art…”

The exhibition can be visited at İGA Istanbul Airport International Terminals AB Knuckle until the end of January 2023.

Günceleme: 28/10/2022 16:02

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