The Fair


In its 13. edition, Contemporary Istanbul is welcoming 84 contemporary art galleries from 21 countries, showing the newest artworks of 650 artists.


Plugin is the new media section of Contemporary Istanbul. The theme for this year, Exta/Ordinary, will delve into how new media art can transform what is ordinary into extraordinary and in doing so re-enchant and enrich our daily lives through new experiences.

CIF Dialogues

CIF Dialogues, the first event of CIACEF, will take place on the 18th of September 2018. For the past 6 years, CIF Dialogues took place at Contemporary Istanbul fairground with the participation of art professionals, museum & gallery directors, artists, curators as speakers.