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    Art in Swissôtel The Bosphorus Istanbul

    Cover Photo: Handan Akarsu - Another thing

    One of the world’s leading hotels, Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul offers its guests a five-star experience in the heart of the city. With its privileged and successful projects, Swissôtel offers more than hospitality services, it makes special projects and partnerships happen.

    With an endless devotion for supporting art and artists, Swissôtel has brought to life a brand new project which provides the hotel guests new meaningful experiences. 

    Ece Gauer

    Ece Gauer – Bald bin ich licht, bald bin ich trüb 1

    With a new partnership with Art50.net, an online contemporary art platform which aims to bring all artlovers together with artists and collectors, Swissôtel has re-situated itself as an art center.

    As part of this project, Art50.net artists’ artworks are exhibited in key locations of the hotel which include the Gabbro Resto-bar, lobby and reception areas. Through a selection of multi-disciplinary artworks, and changing thematic presentations in every three months, Swissôtel will present Art50.net’s rich artwork portfolio to its guests.

    muge ceyhan

    Müge Ceyhan – La Luna

    Uğur Talayhan expressed his excitement about this new project which features young artists’ contemporary artworks with these words: “ As Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul, we have always been taking steps to make a difference. With this special collaboration with Art50.net, we are aiming to grow our support for arts and artists. It is a great pleasure to display Art50.net’s rich artwork portfolio in our hotel and hence encourage our guests to see us as more than a hotel, as a place to collect valuable experiences and as a venue to meet with art. As an artlover, I believe that this project fits perfectly to Swissôtel.

    haydar akdağ

    Haydar Akdağ – Periphery/Center Series

    The first exhibition of the collaborative project between Swissôtel The Bosphorus and Art50.net is Soul Map which presents works by art50.net artists, Ece Gauer, Müge Ceyhan, Handan Akarsu and Haydar Akdağ.

    “Soul Map” explores people, cultural transformations, cultural interactions and traces. The exhibition will run until 28 April 2019 in the Swissôtel The Bosphorus Gabbro Resto-Bar, lobby and reception areas. 

    ece gauer

    Ece Gauer – Isis the Goddess

    Founded by Güliz Özbek Collini, an active figure in the arts sector, with an aim to bring contemporary art to a broader public and create a life filled with art, Art50.net has a mission to support young and emerging artists. Since 2014, Art50.net has been providing support for artists and running special projects which bring artists and artlovers together on various platforms. Through this, it is bringing a new life to Turkey’s contemporary art sector.

    About Swissôtel

    Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s most well-known Swiss brands consisting of contemporary hotels that reflect Alp’s fresh and lively energy and traditional Swiss hospitality. With its rich design, high quality and sustainable services, Swissôtel offers a special opportunity to world travelers to reside in a peaceful environment, discover the real treasures of life and remain open to the opportunities of a ‘good life’. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, with its additional branches Istanbul’s Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Singapore’s Swissôtel and The Stamford and Moscov’s Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, the Swissôtel has over 30 hotels worldwide. The Swissôtel is part of AccorHotels, the world’s leading travel and life group, which has over 4.500 global hotels, resorts and residences and over 10.000 private houses.


    For more information: info@art50.net

    Click for information about the artists:

    Ece Gauer

    Müge Ceyhan

    Handan Akarsu

    Haydar Akdağ