Medieval Islamic Art and Architecture - Week 1

In the first week of the Summer Abroad Program, participants visited several places and monuments of exceptional archaeological and architectural importance focusing on the study of medieval Anatolian art and architecture.

The Architectural Legacy by Bosniaks in Istanbul

A large list of Bosniaks were prominent military commanders, admirals, viziers, pashas, scholars and artists in the Ottoman Empire. Many left behind numerous monuments like mosques, madrasas, hammams, bezistans, residential facilities, bridges, etc. In this article we present four selected mosques in Istanbul, sponsored by Bosniaks.

The remains of Shishman Ibrahim Pasha Mosque in Pocitelj

Počitelj is one of the most beautiful cities of Oriental and Mediterranean culture, located in the south of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This architectural pearl is unique since it was built exclusively in stone and in a way which is characteristic only for this region.

Islamic Museum of Australia

An interesting project done by Desypher (architecture, planning, urban design), a Melbourne based design office with associated offices in Kuala Lumpur and Dubai.

‘SAHARA SURREAL’ - Magnus Larsson

An exhibition 'SAHARA SURREAL' opens at The Empty Quarter gallery on September 7 - October 14, 2011. Six artists explore Sahara in their way: Andrew McConnell, Florie Salnot, Philippe Dudouit, Magnus Larsson, Aglaïa Konrad and Markus Kayser. Since their projects are amazing we decided to present each artist. In this post we present Magnus Larsson.