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Upcoming Istanbul Sale

There has been a pause in our blogging on the Women’s Cooperative but we are happy to report that the women in Mardin are doing well: They…

Started by James Thurman

1 Mar 27, 2013
Reply by The Justified Sinner

Women's Life - Part 3

As you may remember, we talked about women's life in Mardin before and did some interviews with ÇATOM teachers. Here is the rest of the in…

Started by Umut Demirguc Thurman

4 Feb 4, 2013
Reply by Umut Demirguc Thurman

Thurmanite and Women's Cooperative Project

As we all know, James created a material called “Thurmanite”, layered paper and resin, and recently got a trademark for it. It is possible…

Started by Umut Demirguc Thurman

0 Jan 6, 2013

December Studio Sale

Happy Holidays from Istanbul! This past weekend, Umut and I hosted a very successful two day Studio Sale at our apartment/studio. Not only…

Started by James Thurman

0 Dec 24, 2012

The Glass Furnace Sale

Merhaba from Turkey!  Over the winter break, I will be here in Istanbul with Umut.  As always, we have a lot that we want to do while we ar…

Started by James Thurman

2 Dec 18, 2012
Reply by James Thurman

Women’s Life in Mardin - Part Two

This week, we wanted to continue investigate the women's life in Mardin. So, James and I prepared some questions and asked to the ÇATOM tea…

Started by Umut Demirguc Thurman

0 Dec 4, 2012

Women’s Life in Mardin

This week, I would like to talk about women’s life in Ömerli, Mardin. Since we live in the big city Istanbul, we are not aware of the life…

Started by Umut Demirguc Thurman

3 Nov 26, 2012
Reply by Umut Demirguc Thurman

Inspirations

Well, I hope the following image doesn’t ruin the surprise for anyone looking forward to receiving their holiday card this year.  As I ment…

Started by James Thurman

0 Nov 18, 2012

Istanbul Studio Sale

This past weekend I hosted a UJ Design Studios Sale at our apartment studio in Istanbul.  Since more and more of Istanbul is being redevelo…

Started by Umut Demirguc Thurman

1 Nov 12, 2012

New Printed Materials

While Umut has been visiting Mardin and working with other interested parties in Turkey, I’ve been working on having some new materials pri…

Started by James Thurman

0 Nov 4, 2012

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Rule the World!

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RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin. Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch.

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