Summmer '19

Pera Learning Workshop Exhibition

August 8 - September 22, 2019

Pera Museum’s Summmer '19 exhibition highlights the creative world of children participating in this year’s summer workshops once again! Inspired by Out of Ink: Interpretations from Chinese Contemporary Art, the outcomes from all workshops are presented as a digital exhibition and a selected wide range are also on view in the workshop gallery space.

Children’s artworks in this year’s Summmer '19 exhibition was produced with various techniques and materials. The exhibition consists of productions made with acrylic paint, foam, organic and recycled objects as well as a wide range of mediums such as stop-motion animation, fantastic short story, photography and illustration.

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Midnight Horror Stories: Pollens, Photosynthesis & Rock ‘N’ Roll

Midnight Horror Stories: Pollens, Photosynthesis & Rock ‘N’ Roll

Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of creepy stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short horror stories inspired by the artworks of Mario Prassinos as part of the Museum’s In Pursuit of an Artist: Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul exhibition. The third story is by Murat Başekim! The stories will be published online throughout the exhibition. Stay tuned!

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

John Frederick Lewis is considered one of the most important British Orientalist artists of the Victorian era. Pera Museum exhibited several of Lewis’ paintings as part of the Lure of the East exhibition in 2008 organized in collaboration with Tate Britain.

Dancing on Architecture

Dancing on Architecture

I think it was Frank Zappa – though others claim it was Laurie Anderson – who said in an interview that ‘writing on music is much like dancing on architecture’.