STUDY TRIP: Istanbul (2015/16)

Semester II: 28 September - 2 October, 2015 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

“Free” day

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

Sehir Meyhanesi

Adress: İstiklal cad. Kartal sk. 3/a 34433 Galatasaray

Day 5 – Friday 2 October

Return travel (for some)