EXHIBITION ANDCONGRESS PROGRAM

Distinguished Artlovers,

Marbling, which is one of the traditional Turkish arts, is attracting a worldwide attention nowadays. This valuable art that is rendered in various countries for centuries has acquired a universal dimension nowadays. Having said that, just like in many Turkish-Islamic arts, the most beautiful examples of marbling art was put forward in Istanbul. It is a well-known fact that Turkish marbling artists, since 1700s, have contributed to this art with their interpretation and approaches.

Marbling, which is one of the traditional Turkish arts, is attracting a worldwide attention nowadays. This valuable art that is rendered in various countries for centuries has acquired a universal dimension nowadays. Having said that, just like in many Turkish-Islamic arts, the most beautiful examples of marbling art was put forward in Istanbul. It is a well-known fact that Turkish marbling artists, since 1700s, have contributed to this art with their interpretation and approaches.

Many marblers artists and academicians from Italy, Spain, Japan, the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada and Germany, will attend to the congress, in which papers under the major topics such as the philosophy of marbling, new searches, marbling restoration and conservation, periodic material and techniques and the journey of marbling in the world (historical development) will be presented. In addition to these, workshops will be conducted and national and international exhibitions will be opened. As a result, marbling art of our time will have the opportunity for negotiation and to have international exchange of ideas.

We will be very happy to have you among us at the 6th International Marbling Congress.

HASAN CAN / THE MAYOR OF ÜMRANİYE