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REVIEWS

ISTANBUL

Various Locations

15th Istanbul Biennial

A Good Neighbour

PEDRO GÓMEZ-EGAÑA, Domain of Things2017, Metal structure, wooden panels, furniture, 

sound and performance, dimensions variable. Installation view of the 15th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, 2017.

Photo by Sahir Uğur Eren. Courtesy the artist.

My mother’s father was from Crete. During the population exchange between Greece and Turkey after the Greco-Turkish War (1919–22), people fled their country, leaving everything behind, including the sense of home, and journeyed to an unfamiliar destination. My grandfather died at a young age, so my memories…

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