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midterm presentation file

can be downloaded here. akyel_merve_vcd421_presentation2

Maison Martin Margiela

I especially find his answer on texture inspiring.

The Initial Idea, sort of an Introduction to the Project

Considering the human life as an equation and there is an certain amount of energy and mass (and flow), my main goal is to point out the idea that whatever changes (exterior or interior) may happen , the total of the energy we possess in a lifetime stays in a constant amount. I have the … Continue reading

Francis Kurkdjian and his Olfactory Installations

Francis Kurkdijan is a well-known perfumer. Apart from creating perfumes for brands such as Lanvin, Salvatore Ferragamo, Jean Paul Gaultier, Narciso Rodriguez.. etc and opening his own boutique in 2009, he was also engaged in some artistic collaborations and created some olfactory installations. These are not directly related to my project but, inspirational in using … Continue reading

Sylvie Fleury

http://www.installationart.net/Chapter5Dissociation/dissociation06.html#ishoptherefore a very interesting article  (and an e-book with a great bibliography section) on Sylvie Fleury and her work. During Contemporary Istanbul ( which will happen between 25-28 November) her work will be exhibited.


“After it’s debut appearance in Paris earlier this year, the latest installment of the DYSFASHIONAL exhibition has moved to Berlin, taking residence in the magnificent Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Designed by Hugh Stubbins Jr. in 1957, the arc-shaped building rises up over a mirror-still reflection pond, situated on the edge of the river in … Continue reading

David Lynch x Galeries Lafayette

David Lynch has created 11 different window displays / installations for Galeries Lafeyette in  2009. The theme is: Machines, Abstraction and Women. “The displays in the exhibition I see myself are like jewelery boxes. They’ll present scenes with landscapes and characters that evoke the machine, abstraction and woman.” – David Lynch

Space for Fantasy – Galérie Des Galéries

The identity and the display was made by Akatre, a graphics atelier from France. “From 25th March to 22nd May, the Galerie des Galeries is hosting the Space for Fantasy exhibition. This is an attempt to find a common language among five designers from different backgrounds – art, fashion and design – to try to … Continue reading