Beral Madra

Beral Madra a critic and curator, directed Gallery BM (1984-1990) and directing BM Contemporary Art Center (since 1990). She coordinated the 1st (1987) and the 2nd (1989) Istanbul Biennale, curated exhibitions of Turkish artists in 43rd, 45th, 49th , 50th and 51st Venice Biennale, co-curated the exhibition Modernities and Memories-Recent Works from the Islamic World in 47th Venice Biennale. Since 1984 she has organized solo exhibitions of 50 local and international artists in her art centre and in other official art spaces in Istanbul.