Tool or Goal?

December 2009

Istanbul 2010: European Capital of Culture

Providing a rope bridge between the creeping interests of the West, Istanbul is proving a rich source for cultural storytellers. With the last edition of its contemporary art biennial (p28) ending in November and its turn as the European Cultural Capital (p31) is about to begin, what does it all mean for the city & citizens of Istanbul?
photo: Stefan Pangritz
This article appeared in DAM23. Order your personal copy.