RINASCIMENTO / RE-BIRTH

Rinascimento “Re-birth” project rised from the idea of Renaissance (Rinascimento) itself and my personal renaissance “re-birth”, both started in Florence…

“Phoenix”

Whatever they may say, I am burning today, with the fire I started to be reborn.*

                                                          *E.Cansever Phoenix

Phoenix by Sezen Tulgarer

Phoenix by Sezen Tulgarer

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SHADOW SCREEN / KARAGOZ & HACIVAT

Karagoz & Hacivat Inspiration

“Karagöz (meaning blackeye in Turkish) and Hacivat ( shortened in time from “Hacı İvaz” ) are the lead characters of the traditional Turkish shadow play. The central theme of the plays are the contrasting interaction between the two main characters. They are perfect foils of each other: Karagöz represents the illiterate but straightforward public, whereas Hacivat belongs to the educated class, speaking Ottoman Turkish and using a poetical and literary language. Although Karagöz has definitely been intended to be the more popular character with the Turkish peasantry, Hacivat is always the one with a level head…” 

Shadow Screen, Silver Necklace

Shadow Screen

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