17 July 2013 - 20 October 2013 Piri Reis at Tersane-i Amire After Five Centuries

İstanbul's Rahmi M. Koç Museum is presenting an exhibition titled “Beş Asır Sonra Piri Reis Tersane-i Amire'de” (Piri Reis at Tersane-i Amire After Five Centuries), featuring maps that are rendered on ceramics by taking inspiration from the maps of famed 16th-century Ottoman cartographer and admiral Piri Reis. Held as part of events organized for the year of Piri Reis, as declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Turkish National Commission on the occasion of the drawing of the world map by the cartographer. Curated by Ali Rıza İşipek, the exhibition has seen contributions by ceramic artist Sevim Ersoy.

 

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