The Seventh Continent

16th Istanbul Biennial

14 September – 10 November 2019

The 16th Istanbul Biennial – a contemporary art exhibit "The Seventh Continent"

“Seventh Continent” is “the name given by the scientific community to the massive accumulation of waste floating in our oceans.

“This mass of plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean formed of man-made waste covers an expanse larger than 3 million square kilometers in size. There is probably no better tool than art to describe the threat to our future caused by the great harm humanity has inflicted with its own hand on our world, our only source of life,”said Koç Holding Chairman Ömer M. Koç at the press conference.

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding, the exhibit focuses on anthropology, philosophy, archaeology, geography and environmental problems in the world. While bringing together different sciences, the theme also lets the artists to position themselves as scientists.

There are more than 220 artworks by 56 artists and artist collectives. 

The exhibition takes place in three main locations: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Pera Museum and Büyükada Island.

From 2th of November to 1th of December 2018.

Exhibition in Copenhagen


From 14th of August to 15th of September 2017.

Exhibition in Copenhagen

In this current exhibition I am presenting oil and acrylic paintings that have been created in Copenhagen within the last two years.

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