[-empyre-] Happy hour sponsored by empyre soft skinned space

Gregory Ulmer glue at ufl.edu
Mon Sep 19 09:34:00 EST 2011


  On 9/18/11 9:54 AM, BIGGS Simon wrote:
> I'll be there.
>
> Have to say, although I haven't yet got out to the Sabanci site, what I am hearing does not sound far off what I expected. This is my first ISEA since the third, in Sydney (I also participated in the first and second - Utrecht and Groningen). After that I stopped going, firstly because I was an independent artist and without institutional backing I couldn't justify the expense, secondly as I felt the event was becoming corporatised and normalised (although I am aware that some ISEA's have not been like that). Currently I am with an institution and involved in a project that benefits from being presented here in Istanbul so for the first time in ten years it makes sense to attend. What I will make of it I am not sure. But Istanbul has been a total revelation and inspiration. I expected it to be wonderful and surprising and it has fulfilled that expectation and surprised me in ways I had not expected (not only the monumentality, history and natural beauty of the city but also t
>   he friendly and generous people).

   Yes , this is the best kind of surprise:  the one that surprises!
thanks to everyone for these reports from Istanbul (not Constantinople).
Greg
> So, I'm happy I am here.
>
> See you at 6.
>
> best
>
> Simon
>
>
> On 18 Sep 2011, at 08:39, Timothy Conway Murray wrote:
>
>> Hi, everyone, we hope to see you at our impromptu gathering at the Nura Ziya lounge, tonight, 6-8,  if you're ISEAing in Istanbul.
>>
>> Tim
>>
>> ________________________________________
>> From: empyre-bounces at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au [empyre-bounces at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au] on behalf of Renate Ferro [renateferro at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2011 1:14 AM
>> To: empyre at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au
>> Subject: [-empyre-] Happy hour sponsored by empyre soft skinned space
>>
>> Any empyre subscribe and or ISEA attendant is invited on Sunday evening from 6 o'clock on to the official ISEA lounge at the Nuru Ziya suites. HOpe to see all of you there who are in Istanbul. Link is below with map.
>>
>> http://isea2011.sabanciuniv.edu/location/nuru-ziya-suites
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>
> Simon Biggs
> simon at littlepig.org.uk www.littlepig.org.uk @SimonBiggsUK skype: simonbiggsuk
>
> s.biggs at ed.ac.uk Edinburgh College of Art University of Edinburgh
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>
> Simon Biggs
> simon at littlepig.org.uk www.littlepig.org.uk @SimonBiggsUK skype: simonbiggsuk
>
> s.biggs at ed.ac.uk Edinburgh College of Art University of Edinburgh
> www.eca.ac.uk/circle www.elmcip.net www.movingtargets.co.uk
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>


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