10 suggestions by the Istanbul Biennial Director Bige Örer for online events

It is possible to surf through these museum and exhibition projects without leaving your home! Here are 10 suggestions by the Istanbul Biennial and İKSV Contemporary Art Projects Director Bige Örer for online events from the world-renowned biennials, museums and art institutions that can be visited virtually.

Istanbul Biennial
Is a good neighbour someone who makes you feel at home, while you know they are behind the wall? To revisit the 15th Istanbul Biennial, held in 2017 under the title of a good neighbour, online, go to: artsandculture.google.com/partner/15th-istanbul-biennial

Radio Web MACBA (RWM)
Radio Web MACBA (RWM) is an online radio project by MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona. A radio-beyond-radio that dwells in the folds and intersections of critical thinking, contemporary art, artistic research, activism, knowledge transfer, sound… and everything in between. To listen to the podcasts: rwm.macba.cat/en

Louisiana Channel
Louisiana Channel is a non-profit website based in the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, Denmark. With Louisiana Channel as a platform, the museum’s activities extend beyond its regular events. The Louisiana team produces new videos about art and culture on an on-going basis. Watch here: youtube.com/user/TheLouisianaChannel/featured

Sydney Biennial
15th edition of Sydney Biennial titled NIRIN can be visited through a series of digital activations and experiences that draw on the seven themes that inspire the exhibition. Here is how you can experience the 22nd Biennale of Sydney online: biennaleofsydney.art/get-ready-experience-22nd-biennale-sydney-online

Singapore Biennale
Singapore Biennale 2019 Online complements the physical experience of attending the multi-venue exhibition by offering visitors a curated suite of online resources that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. To visit the Singapore Biennale online: singaporebiennale.org/whatson/singapore-biennale-2019-online

“CABIN FEVER” playlist
Kate Lain’s “CABIN FEVER: Coping with COVID-19 playlist of online experimental films & videos” includes categories such as “laugh & smile”, “sing & dance” and “scream & break stuff”. Watch many of the experimental films from the playlist’s categories here: katemakesfilms.com/cabinfever/

Ashkal Alwan Archive
It is possible to access many different works, films, performances, lectures and seminar records through the Ashkal Alwan Archive, which was founded in 1994 and is one of the most important contemporary art venues in the Middle East. archive.ashkalalwan.org/explore/

Serpentine Online
One of the most productive venues of contemporary art, The Serpentine Galleries offers a selection from different fields related to art. To watch, read and listen to Serpentine Online: serpentinegalleries.org/exhibitions-events/serpentine-online-watch-read-listen

See countless masterpieces from the iconic MoMA collection, from Vincent Van Gogh’s The Starry Night to Henri Matisse’s Dance, and listen to the museum crew’s comments,on the artworks: moma.org/audio/playlist/292

The Met
Based on the idea that art has the power to connect, to heal, and to build communities, the Met remain committed to their mission to inspire knowledge, creativity, and ideas, even while their visitors are hunkering down at home. To take a look at the Met’s digital archive as well as the fun MetKids selection for children, visit: metmuseum.org/blogs/now-at-the-met/2020/digital-digest

Acute Art
Acute Art brings together renowned international artists, new media and technology to produce and exhibit compelling, cutting-edge visual artworks. Works produced include those by Marina Abramović, Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg, Olafur Eliasson, Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor, Bjarne Melgaard, Jeff Koons, and more. Here is your gateway: acuteart.com/about/

madebycat ®