The Photographers’ Gallery: Exhibitions in Conversation

Photography is an artform that inherently captures time and expands a single moment to eternity. Although all photography is a record of an instant, the feeling of time, movement, and authenticity vary immensely according to the technique used. The vast difference between the current and the previous photos on display at The Photographers' Gallery illustrate… Continue reading The Photographers’ Gallery: Exhibitions in Conversation

The Art Scene in Istanbul

During my visit to Istanbul, I visited several galleries and the reviews are in! I thoroughly enjoyed the exhibitions at Caddebostan Cultural Centre (CKM) in Kadikoy and at Pera Museum in Taksim. Caddebostan Cultural Center (CKM) CKM houses a cinema, a theatre, and several exhibition spaces on various floors as well as numerous offices, shops,… Continue reading The Art Scene in Istanbul

England is Mine: The Art of Not Giving Up

I recently watched 'England is Mine', a movie that seemed very relevant to my current life experience. 'England is Mine', directed by Mark Gill, is a biographical movie about the lead singer of the famous 80s British indie band The Smiths. The movie tells the story of Steven Patrick¬†Morrissey before he formed the Smiths and… Continue reading England is Mine: The Art of Not Giving Up

Winy Maas Lecture at the Bartlett

On Wednesday evening, I attended a public lecture by Winy Maas at the Bartlett School of Architecture. Winy Maas is the 'M' in 'MVRDV', the world-renowned Dutch architecture firm famous for its unprecedented¬†designs all over the world as well as thought-provoking¬†proposals for experimental projects. Needless to say, the lecture was very interesting both because of… Continue reading Winy Maas Lecture at the Bartlett