Date: October 8, 2020 (11:00am GMT)
Venue: Instagram Live
London-based, Portuguese architect Mariana Pestana, curator of the 5th edition of Istanbul Design Biennial, will be will be our new guest in WAC’s Live Interview Series. The new session will be hosted by WAC’s UK Reporter Dr. Hatice Ozhisar.
Mariana Pestana is the curator of the 5th Istanbul Design Biennial with Sumitra Upham (Curator of Programmes) and Billie Muraben (Assistant Curator & Deputy Editor).
Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), the 5th edition of Istanbul Design Biennial will officially open to the public on October 15 and will continue until 2021 as an evolving program due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Biennial will be held under the theme of Empathy Revisited: designs for more than one and Pestana will discuss the theme of the Biennial and its new format with the new ways of representations throughout the Istanbul Design Biennial.
Mariana Pestana, who is the third woman architect curating the Istanbul Design Biennial, after Beatriz Colomina with Mark Wigley for the 3rd edition of Istanbul Design Biennial and Zoë Ryan for the 2nd edition of Istanbul Design Biennial.
WAC’s live interview series explore different themes decided by WAC Country Reporter or Country Editor in each session.