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Turkish Artists' Exhibition and Performance in Karachi

An exhibition of ceramic art and a performance by Turkish artists Mehmet Gürsoy, Mrs.ÖzlemÇopuris and Ahmet ZekiYavaş opened at Dolmen Mall Clifton to celebrate the Turkish Prime Minister RecepTayyipErdoğan’s visit to Pakistan.

Mehmet Gürsoy is a world famous ceramic artist who has revived the ceramic art of Iznik, lost in the seventeenth century by carrying it forward with his own innovations. He was awarded the ‘Living Human Treasure’ Prize by UNESCO in 2009.Mrs.ÖzlemÇopuris a marbling artist who concentrates on reflecting the colours of the universe. The art of marbling (Ebru) is a branch of traditional Turkish arts which has a history of its own.

AhmetZekiYavaş is a master calligrapher who has participated in almost 250 solo and group exhibitions. ZuhalSünger is an ornamentation artist who has participated in group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. The exhibition was well attended by diplomats, business leaders and leading personalities.

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ART AND CALLIGRAPHY INSTITUTES IN KARACHI

Art Point School of Calligraphy and Fine Arts.Location: Karachi
Contact Person Muhammad Jamal Muhsin. Phone: +92-21-36041491
www.handwriting.pk
Central Institute of Arts and Crafts.
Location: Arts Council, 2nd Floor, MR Kayani Road, Karachi
Phone: +92-21-32632211

Fashion Apparel Design & Training Institute
24-D, Block 6, PECHS, Karachi
Phone: +92-21-34547607
 www.penandbrush.50webs.com Indus Valley SCHOOL OF ART
ST-33, Block 2, Scheme 5, Clifton, Karachi
Phone: +92-21-35861039
www.indusvalley.edu.pkKARACHI SCHOOL OF ART

www.ksa.edu.pkManzar College of Arts (MCA)
3rd Floor, Merium's Complex, Bahadur ShahZafar Road, Badadurabad
Phone: +92-21-34941497
www.mca.com.pk