SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms – 14th Istanbul Biennial
Day 1 – Monday 28th September
Travel day – Accommodation – Individual sightseeing
Day 2 – Tuesday 29th September
Concentrate on Biennial venues at Karaköy and Beyoglu: 20 venues
10:00 Meet at Istanbul Modern
(Tram from Sultanahmet/Gülhane to Tophane, + short walk to Istanbul Modern)
Meet artist Merve Unsal, who will be our guide Tuesday and Wednesday.
12:15 Leave for guided, organic route around Beyoğlu venues.
– Lunch, Near Italian High School
Beyoğlu 2: Cezayir, House (Bostanbaşı St. No. 30), The Hotel Galatasaray, Garage (Boğazkesen St. No. 108/A), Garage (Çukurcuma St. No. 7), Store (Boğazkesen Cad. No. 106), The Italian High School, DEPO FLO building in Istiklal Street
Break(s) – rest, for tea, drink
Beyoğlu 1: ARTER, Pera Museum, ADAHAN Hotel and Cistern, SALT Galata (open10–20 Tue to Sat), Vault Karaköy The House Hotel, Kasa Galeri
Suggestion for the evening: Tünel / Asmal Mescit area for drinks and meal. Lots of Mehane, resatuarants, etc. to choose from. Smaller groups.
Day 3 – Wednesday 30th September
Princes’ Islands, Adalar – Büyükada – 7 venues
08:55 Meet at KABATAS Adalar Isekelesi – Ferry dock (e.g., tram from Sultanahmet)
Departure 0930 – Arrive at Büyükada 1105
Duration 95 minutes
Alternative boat company called Mavi Marmara is perhaps a little quicker.
Büyükada: Kaptan Paşa Sea Bus, Büyükada Public Library, Hotel Splendid Palace, Rizzo Palace, Mizzi Mansion, Çankaya 57, Trotsky House
No cars, try a Fayton, horse-drawn carriage.
Suggestion for the evening: a relaxed meal at
Fıccın İstiklal Cad. Kallavi Sok. No:13/1 – 7/1 Beyoğlu
Day 4 – Thursday 1st October
Suggestions: A walk through the Fatih – Balat district
To Küçük Mustafa Paşa Hamam TARİHİ YARIMADA OLD CITY Yavuz Sultan Selim Mah. Müstantik Cad. No: 23-35, 34083 Fatih,
Wael Shawky in Balat which is 20 min by taxi
And Chora Church –13th century mosaics, Ayvansaray Mh., Kariye Cami Sk. No:26, Fatih
– Sultanahmet: Topkapi Palace with Harem, Hagia Sofia and Basilica Cistern are all well worth a visit.
– Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar and a Hamman
19:00 – meal together
Adress: İstiklal cad. Kartal sk. 3/a 34433 Galatasaray
Day 5 – Friday 2 October
Return travel (for some)