From Constantinople to Istanbul Bosporus Photography Exhibition opened in Zagreb

22/05/2016

With official opening of Zagreb Yunus Emre Enstitüsü, the exhibition titled From Constantinople to Istanbul from mid-19th Century to 20th Century Bosporus Photography Exhibition met with art lovers on April 27th 2016.

Exhibition opening was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan, Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism Mahir Ünal, Turkish Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdağ, Croatian Deputy Minister of Culture, diplomats and numerous distinguished guests. 

Curated by M. Sinan Genim, compiled from Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Photography Collection and featuring works by photography masters who started working in Istanbul around mid-19th century,  From Constantinople to Istanbul: Bosporus Photographs from mid-19th Century to 20th Century exhibition reveals the Istanbul of a period with its impressive buildings, daily life and interesting characters.

The ties between Turkey and Croatia get stronger each day thanks to joint operations held. This important exhibition is realized in order to remind the ties established from past to our day to the younger generations and to share this background with them.