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Islamic Geometric Pattern Istanbul Summer Intensive

June 23 - July 5

$499
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Islamic Geometric Pattern Istanbul Summer Intensive

June 23– July 5, 2024

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Islamic Geometric Pattern Istanbul Summer Intensive

Date Range :  June 23– July 5, 2024
Monday through Fridays: Workshops and Tours.
Saturday & Sunday: Free days
► Duration: 2 Weeks
Time: 10 am – 5 pm Istanbul Time
Location: Klasik Türk Sanatları Vakfı – Aziz Mahmut Hüdayi Mahallesi. Doğancılar Cadddesi No:82 Üsküdar – İSTANBUL
Tour Led: Dr. Serap Ekizler Sonmez
► Price : $499

GENERAL INFORMATION

Explore Istanbul’s distinguished architecture and Mimar Sinan’s legacy, delving into unique geometric patterns. Visit prominent landmarks like the Şehzade Mosque, Süleymaniye Mosque, Rüstem Pasha Mosque, and Mihrimah Sultan Mosque.

The program, emphasizing historical and architectural facets, includes on-site visits to renowned examples of geometric artwork. Participants will examine intricate patterns in stone minbars, ceilings, and kündekari doors, guided by Dr. Serap Ekizler Sönmez’s expertise.

Foster a comprehensive understanding through traditional observation methods, employing compass and ruler construction for diverse perspectives.

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Intensive Summer Program 2023
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WHAT IS INCLUDED?

► Program Fees

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

Meals
► Transportation
Accommodations

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Intensive Summer Program 2023 [Last Year]
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Intensive Summer Program 2023 [Last Year]

ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTOR

Dr. Serap Ekizler Sönmez

Our instructor, Dr. Serap Ekizler Sönmez, is widely recognized for her expertise in Islamic geometric patterns. With extensive experience visiting notable Islamic heritage sites worldwide, Dr. Sönmez brings a wealth of knowledge and firsthand experience to our workshop.

She completed her Ph.D. on the history of science, Islamic art, architecture, and geometric patterns, making her a trusted authority in the field. Dr. Sönmez has taught courses at prestigious institutions like the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts (London) and has authored numerous academic papers and books on the subject. She currently serves as the Program Director for Islamic Geometric Patterns at the Deen Arts Foundation and works at FSMV University-KURAM (Foundation Cultural Heritage Conservation Application and Research Center).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Islamic Geometric Patterns - Intensive Summer Program 2024 about?

The program is a two-week immersive experience in Istanbul, focusing on exploring the city’s distinguished architecture and the legacy of Mimar Sinan through Islamic geometric patterns. Participants will visit prominent landmarks, such as mosques, and examine intricate patterns in stone minbars, ceilings, and doors.

When and where will the program take place?

  • Date Range: June 23 – July 5, 2024
  • Time: 10 am – 5 pm Istanbul Time
  • Location: KLASİK TÜRK SANATLARI VAKFI, Aziz Mahmut Hüdayi Mahallesi, Doğancılar Cadddesi No:82 ÜSKÜDAR

How much is the program, and what does it include?

  • Program Fee : $499
  • Included: Program fees cover the workshops, classes, and tours.

What is not included in the program fee?

Students are responsible for their own meals, accommodation, and transportation.

Can I join for individual days, or is it a full two-week commitment?

The program runs Monday through Friday, and participants are encouraged to attend all classes and tours during the two-week period for a comprehensive experience.

What languages are spoken in İstanbul?

The official language is Turkish, but English is understood in many areas.

What are popular means of transportation in İstanbul?

Bus, Uber, Taxis, Metro, Tramway and boats re popular means of transportation in İstanbul.

Who is the instructor for the program?

Dr. Serap Ekizler Sönmez, a renowned expert in Islamic geometric patterns, will be the instructor. She has extensive experience, a Ph.D. in the field, and has taught at prestigious institutions globally.

What can I expect to learn during the program?

Participants will gain insights into Islamic geometric patterns, historical and architectural facets, and traditional observation methods. The workshops will involve hands-on activities, including compass and ruler construction for a diverse understanding of the subject.

Is this program suitable for beginners, or is prior knowledge required?

The program is designed for individuals with varying levels of expertise, including beginners. Dr. Serap Ekizler Sönmez will tailor the workshops to accommodate participants with different levels of familiarity with Islamic geometric patterns.

Details

Start:
June 23
End:
July 5
Cost:
$499
Event Category:

Organizer

Deen Arts Foundation
Email
tours@deenartsfoundation.org