Combining her own aesthetic with others identity. Her trademark style features classic Grecian draping combined with handcrafted elements. She received the Elle Designer award and Art Foundation Award for Fashion in 2002. Born in a November day, 1972, SOPHIA KOKOSALAKI https://www.sophiakokosalaki.com/ brought up in Athens (Greece), where studied literature, then graduating in a College of Art and Design in London, …Read More »
LIKE A BUNCH OF ROSES – Kostas Karyotakis: A desperate mentality, as a symbolistic annulment of the dream’s deceptive rapture.
The uncompromising stride. Each of us possesses it to some extent, sometimes we do not realize it, but creativity is not a characteristic of a select few. Sometimes it must be stimulated, perhaps savoring an island atmosphere, delicious food and beaches full of history. Welcome to Preveza http://www.visitgreece.gr/en/main_cities/preveza, between the Ionian Sea and the Gulf of Arta. Between Preveza and …Read More »
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 »