Handicrafts reveal Anatolian heritage
‘Purple Kaftan: A new Beginning’ exhibit includes Turkish handicrafts.
The Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall hosts Anatolian motifs at its “Purple Kaftan: A new Beginning” exhibition, which reflects the cultural richness of Anatolia via Turkish handicrafts. The exhibition will continue until the end of December.
According to a written statement made by Istanbul Municipality’s Culture and Social works directorship, the exhibition aims to reveal the heritage of Anatolia and Anatolian life.
Mor Kaftan curated the exhibit with the support of the directorship and the Turkish Handicrafts Association. A total of 12 artists came together for the exhibition.
Ayşe Betül Özey, Berna Karadoğan Çalık, Duygu Bağlan, Ezgi Turan, Fuat Başar, Gürkan Pehlivan, Kaan Baltacı, Nesime Kantar, Nilgün Günsür, Oya Kimyonşen, Özgün Feride Özgan and Selçuk Derinöz have attended to the exhibition as artists. The exhibition includes ceramic, miniature, tiles, ebru and sculpture works. There are total of 60 works displayed as part of the handicraft exhibition, which will be open until Dec. 31.