All posts tagged “turk

Nazif Topcuoglu

Cold Turkey

Turkish artist Nazif Topçuoğlu gives Joobin Bekhrad the skinny on his career, his detractors, and the trials of producing art in present-day Istanbul

Filed under: Art
Ottoman miniature

Freak Out

Necla Rüzgar looks at the striking similarities between the vibrant world of Persian and Turkish miniatures and Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin’s idea of the carnival


Whirl’d Music

Songlines’ Editor-in-Chief, Simon Broughton, on the sights and sounds of the 11th edition of the Mystic Music Festival in Konya, Turkey, held in honour of Rumi