Finally the much-awaited stop of DETOUR happens in Istanbul, Turkey on May 22. Set against the backdrop of this city by the Bosphorus Strait, the event brings together a diverse collection of notebooks by artists around the world.
From the Moleskine Detour/Istanbul page:
"Detour is set to arrive in Istanbul on 22th May at santralistanbul. As
its name suggests, Detour is a travelling group show dedicated to the
nomadic and the winding route of contemporary creativity and
imagination. During the event, art
lovers are invited to witness internationally renowned artists and
designers from every corner of the world share their designs and
creative processes through their personalized Moleskine notebooks.
Detour displays an innovative artistic experience wherein art lovers
can touch and feel in person the ever-active power of imagination in
the pages of
Moleskine notebooks in the form of drafts, drawings, notes, keys,
photographs or designs. Constantly on the move, Detour continues to
attract new artists to the project, especially figures within the
creative community who are particularly related to the cities where
exhibitions take place…"
About the project:
"Detour is a Moleskine project dedicated to culture and creativity worldwide that features internationally recognized artists, architects, film directors, graphic designers, illustrators, and writers….all the participating
artists support lettera27, a non-profit foundation whose mission is to
defend the right to literacy, education, and access to knowledge and
information all over the world…"