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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 …

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MUSIC IS NOT A PROFESSION, IT IS A LOVE – Anjelika Akbar: My destiny, written in Turkey.

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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A UNIQUE VISUAL VOCABOLARY – Syed Sadequain, the foremost calligrapher and painter of Pakistan.

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. …

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TRAVEL INTO INDIAN CREATIVITY – An invisible path to the west of the Indian continent.

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 …

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