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October 27, 2007

Istanbul / Hackers & Haute Couture Heretics

Too little pictures from a trip to Istanbul in late-September for exhibit and workshops called Hackers & Haute Couture Heretics.

View from hotel in Taksim

Istanbul from a ferry on the Bhosphorus

Otto von Busch, curator of Hackers & Haute Couture Heretics.

Workshop patron with machine knit arm warmers.

Beautiful sisters from Iran living in Istanbul.

Turkish fashion designer and workshop knitter.

Me and workshop knitters.

Stephanie Syjuco's Counterfeit Crochet project.

Related Links from the project:

- Self Passage
- 10th Istanbul Biennial

my Istanbul booklist:
- Abstract Hacktivism: The making of a hacker culture by Otto von Busch and Karl Palmås
- Istanbul: Memories and the City by Orhan Pamuk

Posted by cat at 10:59 PM