If you have not learned about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness. On 2013, a Canadian University awarded her an honorary degree. Her family lived in Chania (Crete), but when she was three her family moved to Athens, where family sent her to the Athens Conservatoire. She studied classical music with an emphasis on singing opera, also encouraged by her friends …Read More »
Elegant, clearly structural and informative. Also in a bar in Syntagma Square, you can drink the ouzo aperitif, accompanied by fish-based snacks. Here you will find the tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a special museum. Its permanent exhibition includes many paintings of the Renaissance, works of 17th-20th century European painters. Just opposite Athens Hilton Hotel, The National Art Gallery …Read More »
TO KNOW IT WELL, YOU MUST TURN ONLY TO ISTANBUL, AND LOSE YOURSELF – An evening on the Bosphorus, with its languid atmosphere, where to live rare moments that depend on human creativity.
For a single look at the world, it’s Istanbul that you have to look at. The sum of energy and life in the air, the style and behavior of people, make Istanbul special https://www.istanbultouristpass.com/tourist-attractions-in-istanbul. Here, the ruins coexist with the city, captivating travelers and travel writers. In the words of a Turkish poet, the eyes of those who yoy love …Read More »
The Refugee Project. Illegal, her 2006 book of photographs, documenting lives of two young African women, trying to survive in Istanbul. Since the 1990s, she has worked with news outlets, also selected as the photographer of the month by European Press Network World Reporter. She is know for her work on forced migration. Born 1971 in Istanbul, BIKEM EKBERZADE https://www.facebook.com/TheVirtualStory/ …Read More »
Design for inspiring and mysterious women. She was born in 1989. With her collection titled “Reflection”, in 2012 ECE GOZEN http://www.turkishfashion.net/Fashion-Designers/ece-g%C3%B6zen/91474 received 3rd place in a Young Fashion Designers Competition. Since 2009, she worked with well know designers. Born in 1989, she studied Textile and Fashion Design at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. A gallery exhibiting her collection were publish …Read More »
TURKISH SOCIETY AND CLASH BETWEEN EASTERN AND WESTERN CULTURE – Halide Edib: The rights of women and their emancipation.
There are moments in life that have no time. It is just an effect, just a life-shock. She played a major role in the Turkish Hearth clubs that were design to encourage social and economic progress. Novelist and pioneer in the emancipation of women in Turkey, HALIDE EDIB was born 1883 in Istanbul. She became actively engaged in Turkish literary …Read More »
Wherever I am happy, as in a journey of love, there is music with me. At the age of four, admitted to a school for child prodigies, she drawing the interest of the Moscow State Conservatory musicians. Her mother was a professional musician, and her father was a philosopher who also directed an orchestra. Born 1969 in Karaganda (ex Soviet …Read More »
SENSITIVE TO THE MEANING AND EPHEMERALNESS OF LIFE – Osman Hamdi Bey: Classical and orientalist attitudes in style,
Realising pictures that have conflicting pairs: East and West, Belief and Love, Life and Death. What is important about his work is that it shows a very different version of Islam, the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq08-P0QKFo. Throughout his professional career, he continued to paint in the style of his teachers. His father belonged to a family of …Read More »
FROM KARACHI TO HAVELIAN, TOGETHER WITH CREATIVE PEOPLE – Travel to Pakistan, experiencing a world of days and nights where you will have another time and space.
Where the ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. She like fine art photography. Since 1997, she has taught photography at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture. She like personal self-expression (but also freelancing for publications). FARAH MAHBUB http://farahmahbub.com/, graduated in Karachi with Bachelor of Arts degree, has been working as a …Read More »
THE SILENCE OF THE PHOTOGRAPH CRIES OUT – Farah Mahbub: Through the layers of meaning, images transcend its two-dimensional limitations.
When ideas and intuitions connect with imagery, becoming one. Not all of us are verbal enough in putting into words any visual rush witnessed. So, photography help you, becoming an evolving medium. Incorporating shade, textures, natural objects and calligraphic text, her work traverses from documentary to digital photomontage techniques. She is qually adept in analogue printing as she is in …Read More »
A MARKED SIGNATURE STYLE, USING INTRICATE CRAFTSMANSHIP – Zainab Chottani, unique way of playing with colors.
Intricate embellishments, sculpted in luxuriant fabrics in both bold and soft hues. She is an extremely creative woman, born in Karachi on a day in October 1982. She did her first show in 2010, and has showcased her work during the Pakistan Fashion Week and Bridal Couture Week. She started as a bridal wear designer but has then included prêt …Read More »
HOW LONG WILL YOUR LIFE, TO MAKE SOMEONE’S HEART BIGGER? – Bano Qudsia: When madness is the result of unfulfilled wishes.
Insanity is always the best way to get relief. Her father was a Bachelor of Agriculture and her brother was a painter. BANO QUDSIA was born on a November day 1928 in Firozpur, a city on the banks of the Sutlej River (Firozpur District, Punjab, India). After the partition of India, she migrated to Lahore, where had begun writing short …Read More »
I DO NOT TAKE MYSELF SERIOUSLY – Ali Azmat: The best as solo, because nobody can match up to his standards.
My guitar, my bike and my fans without them I am not me. His norms, his style, his attitude are purely his. He is one of the iconic songwriters who has proved his abilities not only as a musician but as an actor as well. On the streets of Pakistan, ALI AZMAT https://www.aliazmat.com/ is a name that is know by …Read More »
Producing works of thematic content, reflected by commitment for social justice and progressive ideals. He completed many celebrated commissions, such as the ceiling of Lahore Museum and the ambitious mural The Treasures of Time for the State Bank of Pakistan. In 1964, he was award the commission to illustrate a new edition of Albert Camus’ novel L’Etranger, published in 1966. …Read More »
Where a picture is a poem without words and creativity takes courage. Starting from Kerala, until you cross the Pakistani border in Punjab, you can also surrender to the magic of India. More than a destination, India is the opportunity for a creative experience https://www.creativeholidaysindia.com/, together with special people, an artistic journey in which you can fall in love with …Read More »