16th Istanbul Biennial
The Seventh Continent
Installation view of SIMON STARLING's (left to right) Infestation Piece (Musselled Moore) / Conservation I and II, both 2019,
Duratrans, perspex, lightbox, 118 ×140 cm; and Infestation Piece (Mask for Istanbul), 2019, zebra mussel shells, dust mask,
epoxy glue, wood and perspex, 170 × 35 × 30 cm, at the 16th Istanbul Biennial, 2019.
Courtesy the artist and neugerriemschneider, Berlin.
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