Many works at the Istanbul Biennial reflect forgotten, abandoned, haunted spaces, drawn-out intervals and loss. And since silence expresses loss best of all, many of the works are silent.
Yerevan City Hall on April 30 adopted a decision to erect a statue of Anastas Mikoyan, an ethnic Armenian high-ranking leader of the Soviet Union and close associate of Joseph Stalin. The grounds for the municipality's decision was "the procedure to erect monuments dedicated to prominent state and public figures of the Republic of Armenia."
Despite all its comic and mournful tangents, there is air to breathe in Moskvitch, My Love. The story doesn't lag or speed — it seeps.