- Published on Friday, 17 August 2012 21:56
- Written by BC-Stuff
Bursa Photofest looks to merge Turkish photography with the global photographic community by sponsoring new talents in Turkey's emerging photography medium and renowned photographers from all over the world between Sept 15 and 21. This year's highlight is the exhibit 'Centennial of Balkan Immigration'
Turkey's only international photography festival, Bursa Photofest, is the largest photography festival in both the Middle East and Eastern Europe and will this year initiate a new project for the 100th anniversary of Balkan immigration.
The festival has been organized this year under the theme of "Traces of Humanity" and will exhibit photographs that narrate the noble human struggle for a better life, despite wars, economic crisis and depletion of global resources.
- Published on Sunday, 10 July 2011 14:51
- Written by BC Special
Helping celebrate the 650th anniversary of the Kırkpınar oil-wrestling competition, a special photography exhibition opened Thursday night in Edirne.
“Kırkpınar in 40 Photographs,” by Turkish photographer and U.S.-resident Pari Dukoviç, documents Kırkpınar, the wrestling, the prayers, the community and a range of participants.
- Published on Thursday, 02 September 2010 03:37
- Written by Harun
The first camera obscura was built by an Iraqi scientist named Abu Ali Al-Hasan Ibn al-Haitham, born in Basra(965-1039 AD), known in the West as Alhacen or Alhazen, who carried out practical experiments on optics in his Book of Optics. His method of experiments is then used to establish what is know kknown as 'scientific method,' a couple of centuries before the work of Isaac Newton.
- Published on Monday, 10 January 2011 04:37
- Written by Publisher
A virtual museum dedicated to the 44-month siege of the Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital of Sarajevo during the 1992-1995 war, when thousands of people died, was launched online.
The project "Sarajevo Survival Tools" at http://h.etf.unsa.ba/srp, created in cooperation with the Historic Museum in the capital, presents objects created and used by citizens of Sarajevo during the 3.5-year-long siege.
One of the authors of the project, Selma Rizvic, said it would enable Internet users to "learn about the life in Sarajevo under the siege," Fena news agency reported.
- Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2009 07:00
- Written by Mirsad Krijestorac
Sahin Sisic, born in Visegrad-Medjedja, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1961. After attending grammar and high school in Sarajevo, Sisic studied film at the Academy for Film and Drama in 1988 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated in 1988 and a year later, his first short film, "Margina 88, " won the gold medal at the Yugoslav Documentary and Short Film Festival in Belgrade and the Golden FIPA (Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels ) Award at Cannes. Since then, Sisic has worked on several projects as director and director of photography, collaborating with TV crews from all over the world on various films throughout the world. In 1995, his thirty-minute documentary film, Planet Sarajevo , received much attention and won several prizes at various film festivals worldwide.
Sahin now lives in the Breda, Netherlands where he runs his own art photo and film galery. He is currently writing the screenplay for a feature film and new book of photography 'E Romenge Fotografie' (to see some of the photos click on the article immage). We caught up with Sahin and managed to get few questions answered by him.