August 2

Faculty Member to Curate Istanbul Design Biennial

SAIC faculty member Zoë Ryan (Art History, Theory, and Criticism) will curate the second Istanbul Design Biennial, announced dezeen magazine on July 26. Ryan, chair and curator of architecture and design at the Art Institute of Chicago, follows last year’s inaugural curators Joseph Grima, editor-in-chief of Domus magazine, and Istanbul architect Emre Arolat. The biennial is organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, and the theme will be announced by Ryan in November.