Meet, Explore, Be inspired: UK design at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial
ARE WE HUMAN?
THE DESIGN OF THE SPECIES
2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years
British Council is proud to support UK designers’ participation in the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial. Curated by Mark Wigley and Beatriz Colomina, the biennial will be held from 22 October to 20 November and will explore the intimate relationship between the concepts of “design” and “human.” Whether you are a design professional or just have an interest in design, don’t miss this remarkable show and works by the following designers and artists from the UK.
Moreover, the interviews of the design professionals from the UK are below:
Tuesday – Sunday 10.00 – 19.00
Thursdays – 10.00 – 20.00
The 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial is free of charge
- Galata Greek Primary School,
- Studio-X Istanbul,
- Istanbul Archaeological Museums
See the map here.
Our mini quiz about UK Design at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial has now ended. the winners of the competition are below. We kindly ask them to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to claim their prize.
- Tuğçe ÇELİK: London Design Guide by Max Fraser
- Zeynal Fatih OĞUZ: Venice Biennale British Pavilion bag, set of postcards and catalogue
- Duygu ÖZKAN: 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial Catalogue and Programme
DesIgn ConnectIons Istanbul
Design Connections Istanbul is the British Council’s industry networking programme, which took place between 19 and 23 October as part of the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial. The programme aims to broker connections and increase collaboration between the UK and Turkey, offering design curators from the UK an inspiring and immersive introduction to the best of the Biennial alongside meetings with leading designers and organisations.
Please see the photos from Design Connections Istanbul Reception.