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Istanbul Biennial Announces Artists for Fifteenth Edition

After previously announcing the theme for the fifteenth Istanbul Biennial, to be curated by Elmgreen & Dragset, organizers have now released the exhibition’s full list of participating artists. Set to open on September 16, the show will be installed across several venues, including the Galata Greek Primary School, Istanbul Modern, ARK Kültür, the Pera Museum, the Yoğunluk Atelier, and Küçük Mustafa Paşa Hammam, in addition to other offsite locations. The participants are as follows:

Heba Y. Amin (Born in Cairo, lives in Berlin)
Mark Dion (Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, lives in New York)
Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe (Born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Dayton, Ohio, both live in New York)
Kasia Fudakowski (Born in London, lives in Berlin)
Pedro Gómez-Egaña (Born in Bucaramanga, lives between Bergen and Copenhagen)
Lungiswa Gqunta (Born in Port Elizabeth, lives in Cape Town)
Andrea Joyce Heimer (Born in Great Falls, Montana, lives in Ferndale, Washington)
Morag Keil and Georgie Nettell (Born in Edinburgh and Bedford, both live in London)
Olaf Metzel (Born in Berlin, lives in Munich)
Mahmoud Obaidi (Born in Baghdad, lives in Burlington, Ontario)
Henrik Olesen (Born in Esbjerg, lives in Berlin)
Erkan Özgen (Born in Mardin, lives in Diyarbakır)
Leander Schönweger (Born in Meran, lives in Vienna)
Dan Stockholm (Born in Thisted, lives in Copenhagen)
Ali Taptık (Born in Istanbul, lives in Istanbul)
Bilal Yılmaz (Born in Manisa, lives in Istanbul)
Volkan Aslan (Born in Ankara, lives in Istanbul)
Alper Aydın (Born in Ordu, lives between Ordu, Ankara, Konya, and Istanbul)
Monica Bonvicini (Born in Venice, lives in Berlin)
Louise Bourgeois (Born in Paris, died in New York)
Latifa Echakhch (Born in El Khnansa, lives in Martigny)
Candeğer Fürtun (Born in Istanbul, lives in Istanbul)
Kim Heecheon (Born in Seoul, lives in Seoul)
Mirak Jamal (Born in Tehran, lives in Berlin)
Fernando Lanhas (Born in Porto, died in Porto)
Victor Leguy (Born in São Paolo, lives in São Paolo)
Klara Lidén (Born in Stockholm, lives in Berlin)
Mahmoud Obaidi (Born in Baghdad, lives in Burlington, Ontario)
Lydia Ourahmane (Born in Saida, lives in Oran and London)
Rayyane Tabet (Born in Ashquot, lives in Beirut)
Young-Jun Tak (Born in Seoul, lives in Berlin)
Kaari Upson (Born in San Bernadino, California, lives in Los Angeles)
Kemang Wa Lehulere (Born in Cape Town, lives in Cape Town)
Yonamine (Born in Luanda, lives in Harare)
Xiao Yu (Born in Inner Mongolia, lives in Beijing)
Mahmoud Khaled (Born in Alexandria, lives in Trondheim)
Adel Abdessemed (Born in Constantine, lives in London)
Njideka Akunyili Crosby (Born in Enugu, lives in Los Angeles)
Alejandro Almanza Pereda (Born in Mexico City, lives in Guadalajara)
Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born in Ghent, lives in Ghent)
Vajiko Chachkhiani (Born in Tbilisi, lives in Berlin)
Gözde İlkin (Born in Istanbul, lives in Istanbul)
Liliana Maresca (Born in Buenos Aires, died in Buenos Aires)
Lee Miller (Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, died in Chiddingly, East Sussex)
Aude Pariset (Born in Versailles, lives in Berlin)
Sim Chi Yin (Born in Singapore, lives in Beijing)
Dayanita Singh (Born in New Delhi, lives in New Delhi)
Tatiana Trouvé (Born in Cosenza, lives in Paris)
Tsang Kin-Wah (Born in Shantou, lives in Hong Kong)
Andra Ursuta (Born in Salonta, lives in New York)
Fred Wilson (Born in New York, lives in New York)
Yoğunluk (Founded in Istanbul, live in Istanbul)
Monica Bonvicini (Born in Venice, lives in Berlin)
Stephen G. Rhodes (Born in Houston, Texas, lives in Berlin)
Tuğçe Tuna (Born in Mons, lives in Istanbul)
Burçak Bingöl (Born in Giresun, lives in Istanbul)
Lukas Wassmann (Born in Zurich, lives in Berlin)