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October 27, 2007

Turkish American Projects Exhibit

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Tulip & Arabesque Online Exhibit
http://www.d.umn.edu/art/tulip/

Turkish Project B L O G
http://blog.lib.umn.edu/jrock2/tulip/


an exhibition of work by art + design students
University of Minnesota Duluth
Baskent University, Ankara ,Turkey

Tweed Museum of Art
October 30 - December 30th, 2007
Reception 4pm - 6pm on December 11th

October 15, 2007

Bill Thorburn > Art + Design Lecture

Don't Miss this lecture in the Tweed!
Bill Thorburn
Tuesday,October 16, 2007, 6pm

Bill Thorburn became founding principal of Carmichael Lynch Thorburn (CLT)in 1996. CLT, Minneapolis, specializes in the design needs of clients looking to establish their identities and build their brands.

Thorburn has 20 years of internationally recognized design expertise. He started way back then with a fine arts degree from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He worked in the agency setting for several years and then became design director for Dayton–Hudson's– Marshall Fields. With CLT, Thorburn exercises his vision for strategic, powerful, lasting design every day. His list of client work is impressive: Nike, Microsoft, Harley–Davidson, Neiman Marcus, Dayton's, Caribou Coffee, ESPN, and Porsche, just to name a few. Bill Thorburn's design work is included in the permanent collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum of Art in London, and the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. He has also had individual exhibits in Japan and London.

some recent work by Carmichael Lynch Thorburn>

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October 1, 2007

Rumi celebration in Turkey

http://www.turkishdailynews.com.tr/article.php?enewsid=84636

Turkey celebrates Rumi's birthday with a giant Sema performance

Friday, September 28, 2007
ISTANBUL - Turkish Daily News

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism together with Konya's directorate of culture, governor and residents will hold festivities Sept. 30 to celebrate the 800th birthday of famous Anatolian philosopher Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, tourism and culture Minister Ertuğrul Günay said yesterday.

Rumi, the 13th century has been commemorated around Turkey and the world with various activities and performances since the beginning of this year which has been declared by the United Nations Educatinal, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as the ''Year of Mevlana.''

>>> RUMI LINKS

read about Rumi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jalal_ad-Din_Muhammad_Rumi

Rumi poems
www.rumi.org.uk/poems.html

Rumi poems
www.rumionfire.com/

Rumi poems
www.colemanbarks.com

It is what it is
http://www.littleknownpubs.com/RumiIntro.htm