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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-06-13

While Istanbul prepares for its 13th biennial in September, a two-month long cultural and educational event, the protests in Gezi Park are forcing organisers to rethink art in the public space.

The Gezi Park protests have shaken Turkey for the past weeks, leaving a mark on all aspects of society, including the art world. With just a few months remaining until the 13th Istanbul Biennial, the primary focus of which will be the public domain as a political forum, the demonstrations are providing an opportunity for all to adopt a new approach to the public sphere.

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Date created : 2013-06-13

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