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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

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Dear women, Glad you exist, glad we exist! Happy International Women's Day. Aware - 2017 Aware, unlike the western interpretation of the three monkeys which symbolises isolation from reality, this is the portrait of a displeased woman who is living in consciousness, observing, listening and not afraid of speaking up when necessary, but also a woman who is obliged to see, hear and speak about the reality of the world we live in.  With love. Ekin

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

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Hello!      It has been a quite tough year for all of us. Somehow we survived, we're alive. Neither do I blame 2016 for all the evil that it brought nor do I have big expectations from 2017.   I sincerely wish health, peace, patience, gentleness, gracefulness, creativity, laughter and love for everybody and for myself.   . . . . .  *  . . . . .    The world needs happier people. People need happier people.   So, happier new year!   *    ekin    

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ARCHITECTS

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Hi! If you are following me on social media, you've probably seen the architect series that I've made for Petra for World Architecture Day. In this post, I would like to share how I came up with the idea and how the work progressed.  First of all, we came together with Neslihan Şık, who is also an architect, lecturer and editor in some of Turkey's leading architecture magazines and we almost came to an agreement about the names for the project after several meetings and talked about these architects' works, characteristics and their place in architecture history. Then, things started to take form. In conclusion, my decision was to use the well known quotes and buildings behind the architects on the illustrations.  The one below...

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BLOG IS ALIVE

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Welcome! As you might notice my blog is now alive and I am very excited about it. I will try to keep you up to date with my works in progress, news and details about my completed works.  In my first post, I would like to share this short video that will maybe reflect what kind of an atmosphere I work in and what I do in my atelier.   Many thanks to the talented directors, Hürcan Emre Yılmazer and Firar Güney Kayran for shooting this video.  I would like to thank everyone who supported my work and gave me motivation to create.    Sincerely Ekin Büyükşahin ekinakis.com from ekinakis on Vimeo.  

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