CI Istanbul 2016
Contemporary Istanbul - CI 2016
What can I say? One of my favorite fairs of the year. Of course there is a touch of bias as I am CI’s VIP Ambassador to Jordan and so I get to enjoy the added perks of its VIP advantages (shh...) which of course are just as plentiful glamorous, artsy, and sophisticated events and venues as the fair itself!
What makes CI unique is perhaps the city that is home to it. Istanbul is a magical and wondrous city; a city that itself is a work of art, and is full of fascinating contradiction sand contrasts, transcending borders and languages. A place where East meets West.
A vast array of galleries and artworks is on offer at CI, and visitors from all over the globe come together and communicate through the international language that is art.
Many of my artist friends from Europe just adore this city. How can one not? They seem to love coming to Istanbul, and some even find themselves staying in this magical city for longer periods of time. Others curate art shows and decide to exhibit them around this city that is both enchanting and chaotic, old and modern, and ancient yet vibrant and alive.
There is truly no other way to describe Istanbul other than purely magical!