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“The Event of a Thread” brings together 25 international contemporary artists, who use textile to create aesthetic and cultural narratives through objects, installations and video works.

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Organized in collaboration with Germany’s long-standing art establishment the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), with the support of the Goethe-Institut Istanbul, Istanbul Modern’s first exhibition for 2019 features works by international artists who use textile to create aesthetic and cultural narratives through painting, photography, archive …

Organized in collaboration with Germany’s long-standing art establishment the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), with the support of the Goethe-Institut Istanbul, Istanbul Modern’s first exhibition for 2019 features works by international artists who use textile to create aesthetic and cultural narratives through painting, photography, archive materials, objects, installations, and video works.

Starting in Dresden, Germany, “The Event of a Thread” travelled to Kuwait before making its way to Istanbul. The exhibition builds on the original …

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Asmalımescit Mahallesi Meşrutiyet Caddesi, No:99
Beyoğlu - İstanbul
Istanbul, TR