The artists of glass meet once again in Denizli
Denizli Metropolitan Municipality will organize Turkey's first and only glass biennial, the 5th International Denizli Glass Biennial between May 2 - 5. The international organization, where local and foreign glass artists will meet with the people of Denizli, will take place at the Metropolitan Municipality Nihat Zeybekci Culture and Congress Center with the theme ''Reflection''.
Denizli Metropolitan Municipality will organize the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality 5th Denizli Glass Biennial in cooperation with the Mixed Design Workshop. The event will take place between May 2-5, 2019, and will contribute to the social, cultural and economic life of Denizli and will provide great support to the city. Turkey's first and only glass biennial, the Denizli Municipality 5th International Denizli Glass Biennial will begin on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10:00, in the Metropolitan Municipality Nihat Zeybekci Congress and Culture Center with the theme ''Reflections''. Many glass artists from America, France, Latvia, Italy and Turkey will attend the biennial. The biennial, which will be realized with live glass shows and glass exhibitions with about 150 pieces of works in 7 different concepts, will be available to those interested in glass as well as amateur and professional. Everyone who wants to meet with the art of glass can participate in the free workshops.
Ten different artists will have a live glass show every day
Is expected intense participation from different provinces in the biennial, where visitors will be able to watch live glass shows of ten different artists every day, to participate in workshops and conferences. In addition to these, visitors will be able to make their own glass beads and participate in different events such as scraping glass cups and soda bottles for four days during the Biennial.
Exhibitions will be open until May 30
Also within the biennial will take place glass exhibitions such as the Contemporary Glass Artists Mixed Glass Exhibition and Anadolu and Mimar Sinan University Students' Mixed Glass Exhibition, personal glass exhibitions of Candaş Şişman, Demir Kardaş, Felekşan Onar, Lucio Bubacco, Ömür -Fatih Duruerk and Tülin Akgül, opened until May 30, 2019, at Metropolitan Municipality Nihat Zeybekci Congress and Culture Center.
Metropolitan supports culture and art
Mayor of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan said that they are happy to host once again the giant organization between May 2-5. Stating that they will host master names of glass art for four days in Denizli, Mayor Osman Zolan said, ''We are excited and happy to see the value given to art and culture with the International Denizli Glass Biennial, which we will organize for the 5th time this year. Denizli will host many world-renowned names in the field of glass art. As Denizli Metropolitan Municipality, we will always continue to support the art and culture. ''
THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL DENİZLİ GLASS BIENNIAL PROGRAM
Live Glass Shows
Mauro Vianello, Lucio Bubacco, Caterina Zucchi from Italy;
Shane Fero from America;
Ayşem Ötük, İbrahim Dinçol, Serbay Doru, Şahin Özdemir and Deniz Divleli Özdemir from Turkey - flame-working technique;
Marie Odile Savigny from France - Mold Forming Technique;
Marta Gibiete from Latvia - Fusion Technique.
''International Relations and Historical Development of Glass Communities in the World'' - Shane Fero
''Glass Meetings in Turkey'' - Prof. Üzlifat Özgümüş (İstanbul University)
''Phosphorescence Pigment Applications in Artistic Glass'' - Dr Selvin Yeşilay (Anadolu University)
''View of art and Vision'' - Tülin Akgül
''View of art and Vision'' - Demir Kardaş
''View of art and Vision'' - Mustafa Ağatekin
''Glass Structures''Moderator: Ergün Arda (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)
Panelists: Adnan Bayrak (Mimar Sinan University), Fazilet Güngör (Kütahya Porcelain), Nuray Özdemir (Empol Paint), Süleyman Görpınar (Denizli Glass Factory-Şişecam Holding)
''Advantages and Disadvantages of Working with Flame'' Moderator: Ömür Duruerk
Panelists: Ayşem Ötük, Deniz Divleli Özdemir, İbrahim Dinçol, Serbay Doru, Şahin Özdemir.