5th Istanbul Design Biennial
Empathy Revisited:
Designs for more than one


Saturday, 24 April from 12.00 (GMT+3)

Not quite a finissage! is a day-long event which partially marks closure while opening new works to the public. The event will be focused on the research projects displayed in the Library of Land and Sea but will also encompass many surprises reflecting the spirit of this edition. Co-hosted with the Design Museum and Het Nieuwe Instituut and in collaboration with calling, the event will be broadcast online, on Saturday, 24 April. It will comprise talks, walks, performances and screenings from an international line-up of designers and artists including Dele Adeyemo, Ibiye Camp and Dámaso Randulfe, Black Athena Collective, Counterspace, Linda Schilling Cuellar, Dansbana!, Sophie Krier & Eric Wong, Aslıhan Demirtaş, FRAUD, Ilana Harris-Babou, Ayşenaz Toker and Merve Tuna, Anna Puigjaner – MAIO & Alina Abouelenin, BUREAU, Pelin Tan & Vivien Sansour & Luigi Coppola, Orkan Telhan & elii, theOtherDada, TiriLab, Aslı Uludağ.

Not quite a finissage! will be shared through İKSV’s YouTube channel as well as the websites of the Design Museum and Het Nieuwe Instituut.


“Empathy Revisited” podcast series Season 2 Episode #7: Paula Gaetano Adi
This episode features the talk held between Mariana Pestana and Paula Gaetano Adi, on her film A Robocaliptic Manifesto: techno-politics for liberation, screened during the biennial within the scope of the Empathy Sessions. The film is a visual manifesto asserting the importance of unlearning the imperialisms performed by modern robotic and AI technologies that reinforce the racial and colonial logic.

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