Year founded: 2010
Organiser: Ministry of Development Southeastern Anatolia Project Regional Development Administration

Profile

1st Mardin Biennial was organized in 2010 with the intention of transforming Mardin into a center of contemporary art.

Mardin Biennial aims to bring contemporary art from Turkey’s west to its east; to enliven Mardin’s already enriching geography furthermore with artists, academicians, students and diverse communities; to create a new platform of dialogue; to add new dimension to the notion of the “center” and to place Mardin in a unique position through series of exhibitions.

The Biennial is supported by the Turkish Republic Ministry of Development Southeastern Anatolia Project Regional Developments Administration, Governorship of Mardin, and Promotion Fund of the Prime Ministry and Mardin Municipality.

 

Source: www.mardinbienali.org