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The Wrinkles of The City

I live on a long and narrow street of Fener, on the Golden Horn. My neighbourhood, which used to be home for Greeks, Armenians and Jewish people for long time, is now the district of mostly conservative Turkish citizens, some foreigners and a bunch of young people working generally in[…]

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Othmar Pferschy

Fiilen İstanbul’u tanıtan fotoğraf çekimlerinin ne zaman başladığını hep merak etmişimdir. Benim gibi turizmciler için görsel malzeme vazgeçilmez bir medyadır, her türlü tanıtımlarımızda kullanırız. Broşür, internet sayfası, duyuru, kartpostal, takvim, afiş vb. Araştırmalarım beni Othmar Pferschy adlı bir Avusturyalı beyefendiye çıkarttı. Kendisi bulabildiğim en eski tanıtım fotoğrafları çeken kişi, belki[…]

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ISTANBUL IS CONTEMPORARY

Şehirdeki bizi bekleyen muhteşem heyecandan bahsetmek istiyorum birazcık. C O N T E M P O R A R Y  İ S T A N B U L Hem de bu sene onuncu yaş gününü kutlayacağız bu güzel sanat fuarının.. Ruhum o koridorlarında ezilsin dediğim, tüm yeni sanatı kucaklayan, yeni[…]

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Sancaklar Mosque – Emre Arolat Architects

Sancaklar Mosque

  Close your eyes for a moment and think of a ‘mosque’. As you think, an image will probably appear behind your closed eyelids. What does it look like? Let me guess. A mosque, probably a massive one, with a central dome and conical minarets around it. A classical 16th[…]

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Filmekimi 2015

  Yes, the summer is over. No, it’s not depressing at all. The city prepares to welcome another artful month to feed craving minds with inspiration. As not-so-cold breeze begins to chill us, we’ll have the chance to enjoy over 40 movies in cozy theatres thanks to Filmekimi, from 2nd till[…]

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Fethiye Camii ve Bir Fresko

Çok sık sık gitmesem de şu ana kadar belki kapısından altı hadi bilemedim yedi defa girdim Fethiye Camii’ne. Namı diğer Meryem adına kurulmuş olan Teotokostis Pammakaristu Manastır Kilisesi (St. Mary Pammakaristos Church). Fatih İlçesi’nin Haliç’e bakan yamacında, Çarşamba semtinde bulunan Fethiye Camii’ne bu defa gittiğimde değerli rehberimiz uyarısıyla bir konuya[…]

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“Skin” Installation by Mehmet Ali Uysal

Skin Installation

  Already enjoying many art scene activities around the city? Well, how about stepping out of the galleries and museums for a change to rest the eye on the smooth green fields and yet still be inspired by a spectacular installation? If this sounds appealing to you, spare some time[…]

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Apartment Alphabet

Hidivyal Palas

To be able to walk to work is a luxury factor in Istanbul, a city with a huge geographic playground. I am one of those living this luxury to the limits. I love walking, relaxing my mind; rebooting it for the new day. As I take my pace further I[…]

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Elgiz Museum

Elgiz Museum

I love modern contemporary museums. It’s my obligatory duty to visit them wherever I go. Hence it’s my reverse obligatory to suggest what my beautiful city offers to you. Out of your normal path you come across with Elgiz Museum which began as an independent enterprise called Projec4L. Now it’s[…]

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