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.
“We have prepared this project to position Islamic philosophy to its rightfully earned place in the general history of philosophy. As long as we don’t position Islamic philosophy and sciences in the general history of thought, we won’t be able to regain our historical consciousness and to dare to think,” says Ibrahim Halil Ucer, the project coordinator of the Atlas of Islamic Thought.
After three years of intensive work, the Atlas of Islamic Thought project, has finally come to an end. This project is the result of collective work, with the contribution of over 200 people, most of them are scholars from different fields. The project endeavors to revitalize the lost tradition with an emphasis on historical continuity in the Islamic scientific tradition.
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