and Design Exhibition at the Atatürk Cultural Centre Nicosia
the above title we find a Unesco project curated by Prof. Dr. Incilay Yurdakul
from Hacetepe University in cooperation with various North Cyprus Universities
and institutions, with Dr. Fatma Miralay as Coordinator. An undertaking with a very deep meaning, a
step of worldwide humanitarian and cultural interest and sorrow. It is a call
to artists and designers to make visible the damage that is continuously
happening to our world heritage, done by deliberate war actions, for commercial
interests or by pure neglect.
artists from universities such as Hacetepe in Turkey, and from the TRNC Eastern
Mediterranean University, Near East University, Cyprus International University
have created works that are meant to admonish society, a project that should be
carried on worldwide because with the extinction of our visual cultural
heritage we begin to extinct human race. The cultural past is the
infrastructure of today and destroying the infrastructure will make collapse
the entire building of culture. Find attached the foreword in the catalogue
written by the curator Prof. Dr. Incilay Yurdakul.
exhibition was opened by Prof. Dr. Incilay Yurdakul who had come to Nicosia for
the occasion, and Fikri Toros, former President of the Chamber of Commerce and
now Member of Parliament.
is important that many people come to see this exhibition, school and university
classes, governmental representatives; it is not just an art exhibition, it is
a serious eye opener and reminder to change our way of thinking. Here, only a small selection of works....
exhibition is still open until November 13 according to office hours.