15th Istanbul Biennial

15th Istanbul Biennial
Turkey

Is a good neighbour someone you rarely see?
Is a good neighbour a family without pets?
Is a good neighbour someone who just moved in?
Is a good neighbour reading the same newspaper as you?
Is a good neighbour important to you?
Is a good neighbour your friend on Facebook?
Is a good neighbour active in your local community?
Is a good neighbour slower or faster than you?
Is a good neighbour a reminder of how things used to be?
Is a good neighbour someone who would never complain?
Is a good neighbour genderless?
Is a good neighbour someone who makes you feel at home, while you listen to low voices through the wall?
Is a good neighbour a woman in love, humming as she prepares a meal for her girlfriend?
Is a good neighbour the homeless guy next to you?
Is a good neighbour someone with no WiFi password and a strong signal?
Is a good neighbour a person who has never thrown a party?
Is a good neighbour someone with a bigger family than yours?
Is a good neighbour wearing headphones?
Is a good neighbour a man with a gun to protect his property?
Is a good neighbour richer or poorer than you?
Is a good neighbour older than you, with a different sense of rhythm—over there, the turntable visibly spinning, while you’re wireless?
Is a good neighbour leaving you alone?
Is a good neighbour someone who collects your mail when you’re on holiday?
Is a good neighbour just one of those sentimental childhood memories?
Is a good neighbour someone who just moved out?
Is a good neighbour from a neighbouring country?
Is a good neighbour an elderly widow who seldom goes out?
Is a good neighbour willing to babysit your 5-year-old?
Is a good neighbour someone who has a “Close The Borders” sticker on their car?
Is a good neighbour a collector of odd items displayed in her window?
Is a good neighbour cooking for you when you’re sick?
Is a good neighbour tuned in to the same channel as you, watching from a sofa almost like yours, bought from a similar chain store?
Is a good neighbour just some shadows cast on the rolled-down blinds next door?
Is a good neighbour a champion of good taste?
Is a good neighbour patiently listening to the same story that you’ve told so many times before?
Is a good neighbour signing the petition against the landlord raising the rents once again?
Is a good neighbour someone who leaves his shoes outside the door?
Is a good neighbour someone who lives the same way as you?
Is a good neighbour too much to ask for?
Is a good neighbour a stranger you don’t fear?
a good neighbour

Istanbul Biennial is organised by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV).
IKSV is a non-profit cultural institution. Since 1973, the Foundation continues its efforts to enrich Istanbul’s cultural and artistic life.

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Istanbul Foundation For Culture & ArtsNejat Eczacıbaşı Binası Sadi Konuralp Caddesi
Evliya Çelebi
Şişhane Sk. No: 5
34433 Beyoğlu/İstanbul
Turkey
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