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3rd International Media and Society Symposium

İstinye University Faculty of Communication 3. The International Media and Society Symposium, titled Digital Culture, will be held online with symposiums, exhibitions and workshops on May 24-25-26, 2023. Researchers who make original theoretical or applied studies and practitioners who make creative productions with digital technologies in visual fields are invited to the symposium to share their current work.

The 3rd International Media and Society Symposium continues in 2023 under the title of Digital Culture. Researchers who carry out applied and theoretical studies within the framework of this subject, practitioners who produce with digital technologies in all kinds of media are invited to the symposium to present their work. The symposium, which will take place for the third time this year, will be held on May24-25-26, 2023 as a hybrid and presentations can be made online or face to face.

Deadline for Submission of Abstract, Artwork and Workshop Proposal: May 1, 2023.

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Emel Güray’s Artworks Selected By IFAPC Committee

Emel Güray's 7th solo exhibition "Abstract Reflections II", which took place online between February 2-12, 2023, was selected by the selection committee within the scope of International Fine Arts and Printing Confererence Dubai.

About her digital artworks, Güray says: "Everyday images that try to find a place in our minds as memories exist with the reflections they leave on each other when we try to remember them".

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She graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts in Painting Department, in 2008. She completed her master's degree at Marmara University Institute of Fine Arts in Painting Department, in 2011. She completed her Proficiency in Art training at Kocaeli University Institute of Social Sciences in Plastic Arts Program, in 2017. She continues to work as an Assoc.Prof.Dr. at Kocaeli University, Faculty of Fine Arts, in Department of Basic Education. She has artistic works on Glass Painting, Material Painting and Digital Photo Collage.

Balkan Naci Islimyeli Memorial Day

A memorial day was organized for the great artist Prof. Balkan Naci Islimyeli by the International Plastic Arts Association on April 14, 2023 at Piramid Art Gallery. The session started with the video screening of Balkan Naci İslimyeli's 2017 exhibition titled "Remember". It was talked about that the artist, whom we lost last year, will live forever with his artworks, -philosophical aspect, his elegant and kind personality. Card image cap

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GESAM is a Professional Union established in Turkey in the field of fine arts. GESAM protects the rights and interests of the artists in respect of "violation of rights" occured in the existing copyrights pertaining to plastic arts.

Become a member of GESAM which is the gateway to the world of literary and artistic works.

Protecting the copyrights of members, GESAM also organizes international art shows, exhibitions, symposiums, conferences, workshops and biennales, publishes monthly journals and prepares books introducing the artists and films.

As GESAM assumes the responsibility to act as a branch of Directorate General of Copyrights of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and advises any matters relating to copyright to its members, your membership will facilitate government procedures.

Click for the web page of GESAM.
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Ebru Dede's 7th Solo Exhibition

When we see “subconscious” as a theme of a group of the artworks, we remember Surrealism, which interprets the subconscious, and Expressionism, which reflects the mood of the artist, among the art movements of the twentieth century. Since 1965 conceptual art has developed againts them, produced entirely by thought and based on a certain idea, rather than emotions. Although today's art is based on conceptual art, it has evolved with the pluralistic structure of postmodernism.

“I cannot fully reconcile with myself one of the Western art movements, as they have certain limits and are out of day. My journey of producing works is a little more complicated. Anyway, creativity in art requires a process, and many internal and external factors affect our works in this process.”

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What is Epiveron?

Epiveron is a sort of passport, as circulation pass of the artwork, launched by AIAP/IAA. It is the document that will certify its security, whenever a work of art is changing its location within a country or internationally, for good or for a limited time only. It is an enterprise that aims to give certainty, transparence and trustworthiness to the artwork with its clear defining since its first release to the market, avoiding doubts on whether the art work in question is a fake or has been stolen, making it clear about who is responsible of the artwork when it’s traveling and when will it be returned, making it also known whether the sales rights and the copyright of the work belong to different people or not. Thus we can also say that Epiveron is the full complementary to the Certificate of Authenticity, before and after the sale.

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