London’s Islamic Sales begin the week of October 7
with auctions at Christies, King Street, St. James’
Bonhams, New Bond Street
and Sotheby’s, New Bond Street

Also in London, on September 18, Maureen Freely will be speaking at the British Academy on 20th-century Turkish literature before and after Orhan Pamuk

Meanwhile in Istanbul, the first ever exhibition of Anish Kapoor’s stone sculptures
opens on September 10 at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum

And multi-media art abounds as Galeri Nev presents ‘Book/Kitap’ with Venice Biennale video artist Ali Kazma’s
first ever photography exhibition, opening September 11
Plus SALT Beyoğlu’s ‘A Promised Exhibition’ featuring painter and filmmaker Gülsün Karamustafa
opens September 12
More film at the Pera Museum under the title ‘A Farewell to Arms: Stories of Civil Resistance’
September 4 – 29
Işıl Eğrikavuk’s installation ‘Reverse Corner’ runs September 5 – October 5 at  Egeran Galeri

Further afield The First Bodrum Biennial takes place Sept 2 –November 1

And in Berlin, TANAS art space’s final show ‘The Unanswered Question. Iskele 2’ opens September 8

Visit the Cornucopia Arts Diary for more exhibitions and concerts around the world

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For those of you in Istanbul this weekend North Forest Defence Camp will be held at the Riva campsite in Beykoz
to try to save the northern forest of Istanbul

Cornucopia 50, our once-a-decade Istanbul guide, is due out in October
Advance order extra copies for yourself and for your friends