La La La Human Steps is an exhibition about human desires, human relations, human failures, human despairs, human betrayals, human weaknesses and confrontations in life. These themes are as old as we are and as old as art. The framework of the celebrations of 400 years of diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and Turkey, İstanbul Modern is hosting the exhibition La La La Human Steps: A Selection from the Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
The exhibition includes 53 works consisting of paintings, prints, photographs, videos and installations by 28 artists from different countries. The partnership between İstanbul Modern, and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen will continue with the exhibition İstanbul Modern - Rotterdam to open in Rotterdam on March 10.
La La La Human Steps is a show that focuses on human relations in today"s world. It is possible to translate, at historical, personal, and public levels, many themes pertaining to humanity, human relations, and our struggle to cope with life as human beings. The exhibition borrows its title from the Canadian dance company La La La Human Steps.
The exhibition curator and Director of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Sjarel Ex : It occurred to me that human relationsclose encounters between human beingspervade every century and every discipline in our collections. And what could be a more fitting theme for a celebration of 400 years of relations between the people of Turkey and the Netherlands? Chair of the Board of İstanbul Modern Oya Eczacıbaşı : Highlighting the fact that human culture can only exist in the presence of the other, the exhibition showcases some of the leading names in art today, many of whom are showing their work in Turkey for the first time.Don"t miss the exhibition !