But will all this activism and enthusiasm at different levels – a veritable craze for UNESCO – be enough to change the negative perception of Turkey in Europe and in the U.S.?
The Jameel Prize is ‘an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition’ and is currently on view at the V and A Museum until November 25, 2018. The strongest works in the exhibition are those that rigorously explore Islamic artistic traditions while bringing something new in terms of material and concept.
During an interview with Isa Tatlican from Sabah, Kutlug Ataman emphasized that artists should not bow down to neighborhood pressure in Turkey.
The opposition in Turkey is now trying to polarize society through statements made by artists. Does every artist have to be a blind opponent of their country’s government and why does Turkey’s opposition throw a tantrum when artists call for unity?
In a recent interview, Ahmet Umit spoke about Turkey and the country’s political and cultural makeup.
Yeditepe Biennial is the first biennial in the world in the field of classical Turkish arts and will take place in Istanbul for 45 days.
It is impossible to think of artists as beings without political thoughts but when they cross the thin line between being political and being an artist, the value of art diminishes.
The research and translation works of Husamettin Arslan not only had an impact on cultural life but allowed for the development of sociology in Turkey.
Nine years after his death, prominent Turkish architect Turgut Cansever is still remembered for his artistic vision and approach to Turkish architecture.
Artist Fehim Ibrahimhakkioglu has devoted his life as an artist to pebbles. Embracing this art form to create his images, Ibrahimhakkioglu proves that everything in life is based on love.