Optigull and Pesigull return to the biennial with a brand-new story

The seagulls from Istanbul, Optigull and Pesigull, who met the children for the first time at the 15th Istanbul Biennial in 2017, go on a new journey in the 16th Istanbul Biennial with their friend Greta.

Optigull and Pesigull: A World for All of Us, written by Yekta Kopan, illustrated by Gökçe Akgül, and edited by Burcu Ural Kopan, was published at the 16th Istanbul Biennial with the support from Bernard Van Leer Foundation. The book is available free of charge at exhibition venues, İKSV Alt Kat and affiliated bookstores for the duration of the biennial. The book, which was published in Turkish, English and Arabic, was supervised by Prof. Dr Feyza Çorapçı from Boğaziçi University Department of Psychology.

Exclusive events associated with the book will be held at İKSV Alt Kat: Learning and Interaction Space for the duration of the biennial. For further information about the events to be held for 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 year-olds, and to make a reservation please click here.