EXHIBITION ANDCONGRESS PROGRAM

6. International Ebru Congress
7 - 14 May 2016 Istanbul

The first International Marbling Congress (International Ebru Congress) was held in Santa Fe, USA in 1989, sponsored by the marbling journal Ink & Gall. Marblers from all over the world, in particular from the United States, participated in this congress. Since then, the congress brings together artists from different countries, who are engaged in marbling by using different techniques and who have devoted themselves to the art of marbling. The congress provides a very favorable platform for the recognition and dissemination of traditional and contemporary examples of marbling.

Papers on the following subjects will be published in the 6th International Marbling Congress, which will be held in Istanbul;
  • Philosophy of the art of marbling,
  • New searches in the art of marbling,
  • Restoration and conservation of marbling,
  • The art of marbling and periodic materials and techniques,
  • Evolution of the art of marbling in the world (historical development)
Furthermore, special exhibitions will be organized in addition to the exhibition, in which works of the participants approved by the selection committee will be included. "
You are invited with your papers and works to this unique journey of divine beauty accompanied with the mysterious world of the marbling art and the stunning colors thereof.
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VI. International Ebru Congress/ Beyond the Surface is in Istanbul between
May 7-14, 2016!
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6. INTERNATIONAL EBRU CONGRESS

7 - 14 MAY 2016 ISTANBUL

INVITATION LETTER

“Artists who have put their hearts on colors floated on plain water meet under the auspices of the Ümraniye Municipality, in Istanbul, the capital of calligraphy and marbling art, which has hosted the best examples of the art of marbling for centuries.

Classical interpretations of marbling art will meet with contemporary examples at the 6th International Ebru Congress, which has a rich calendar of events, where papers will be presented on marbling art of yesterday, today and tomorrow and international artists will meet with local marbling artists.

Unknown aspects, history, techniques and philosophy of marbling art will be discussed from different perspectives with papers to be presented at the congress focusing on the divine beauty quest in Turkish-Islamic art.
The artists from different parts of the world and from our country will share their works, experiences and different techniques with each other, thereby carrying the existing master-apprentice relationship in our traditional arts to an international platform this time.

You are invited with your papers and works to this unique journey of divine beauty accompanied with the mysterious world of the marbling art and the stunning colors thereof.

6th International Ebru Congress / Beyond the Surface is in Istanbul between May 7-14, 2016!

EVENT SCHEDULE

7 MAY
INTERNATIONAL MARBLING EXHIBITION
8 MAY
EXHIBITION OF ENDEMIC PLANTS IN MARBLING - PLACE: CROWNE PLAZA (ORYAPARK - ÜMRANİYE)
9 MAY
NATIONAL COMBINED EXHIBITION – PLACE: TOPHANE-I AMIRE
10 MAY
RESPECT TO THE OLD MASTERS EXHIBITION – PLACE: BEYLERBEYI PALACE TUNNEL EXHIBITION HALL
11 MAY
LIVING MARBLING EXHIBITION – PLACE: ÜMRANIYE MUNICIPALITY CULTURE AND ART CENTER
12 MAY
INTERNATIONAL MARBLING EXHIBITION - PLACE: DOLMABAHÇE ART GALLERY
13 MAY
MARBLING AND PICTURE GALLERY - PLACE: EBRİSTAN
14 MAY
CLOSING PROGRAMME / RESPECT TO THE OLD MASTERS EXHIBITION - PLACE: BEYLERBEYI PALACE TUNNEL EXHIBITION HALL

EVENT LOCATIONS

USEFUL INFORMATION

BİLDİRİLER
Papers on the following subjects will be published in the 6th International Marbling Congress to be held in Istanbul;
• Philosophy of the Art of Marbling,
• New Searches in the Art of Marbling,
• Restoration and Conservation of Marbling,
• The art of Marbling and Periodic Materials and Techniques,
• Evolution of the Art of Marbling in the World (historical development)
Exhibitions
The 6th International Marblers’ Congress will host exhibitions where surfaces other than paper to which marbling is applied as well as exhibitions where endemic plants will be shown in addition to exhibitions where international and local artists will exhibit their works.
Marbling
Market
The participants will exhibit their works and bring to life the tradition of barter in the Marbling Market to be realized within the 6th International Ebru Congress at the Ümraniye Municipality Hall.
Workshop
The artists will open their vessels and share techniques with other artists and art lovers in the workshops which will be held as a part of the Marbling Market at the Ümraniye Municipality Hall.