“IDENTITY AND TERRITORY” WTH ARTIST ANDRES MONTES
Newspiece by: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deniz HASIRCI, Department Head, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey
Every year, we at our department, celebrate World Interiors Day in a different way, under the titles Talking Interiors and Access Interiors, ranging from technical trips around quality interiors within the city, talks on interiors, trips to factories or workshops.
This past week we completed a wonderful workshop with department and Maquis Projects guest, artist Andres Montes on Identity and Territory. Our students had a great time discussing the meanings and values we give to places around the city and on campus. What a great way to celebrate World Interiors Day!
Montes worked with our students for 3 days on a project titled, “All the Territories Possible”, and delivered a talk on places, territories, politics of space, and meanings we give to spaces. The workshop and talk explanations below.
He also opened an exhibition at Maquis Projects run by department member and lecturer Thomas Keogh, displaying new work produced here in Izmir, titled Dogma Dogma on Turkish media, flags, and ownership of land and space.
We thank Keogh for making this wonderful connection between our department and Montes, and organizing the event, and Andres Montes for his valuable contributions to our department. World Interiors Day is a wonderful opportunity to create awareness on interiors, how we use space, our behavior in space, definitions of space and place, and the meanings and values we give to spaces. Every year, we try to discuss these issues related to the theme and enable our students and community to experience the celebration of our profession.
WORKSHOP TITLE: ALL THE TERRITORIES POSSIBLE
A workshop on the mapping of potential places.
“Space, be it public or private, is before anything, a practiced terrain that is constituted in action, with individuals and their movements giving it meaning (…)”
José Miguel G. Cortés
Among our defining traits we find the tendency to construct places, places to call our own. We do this by working within space enabling regions of action: receptacles of objects and values that govern our exchanges. This political negotiation with space and others extends territory, and it is immersed in this network of reciprocity that we come upon meaning, triggered by the presence of an object or intention.
This workshop intends to investigate the processes involved in the creation of territory and its relation to memory and identity, it is proposed as an investigation of our relationship with space and its politization. I'm looking forward to discovering our personal maps together. -Andres Montes, World Interiors Day, 2016
We thank dear Andres Montes for his great energy and for working with our students, Tom Keogh for organizing the whole event, and our students who participated in the workshop producing wonderful results, and thinking about space and place. Just what the IFI theme of this year suggests: Interiors Intelligence.
We organized the Interiors Experience meeting last month and were together with IFI president Sebastiano Raneri and past president Iris Dunbar, Chamber of Interior Architects- İzmir Branch celebrating the signing of the IFI Declaration. Next week we will be at the Chamber of Interior Architects' Sectoral Meeting with our department's stand. It has been a fantastic semester and academic year in which we celebrated our profession with colleagues, students, and friends. Let's all keep raising awareness on what we do. This is essential.
Happy World Interiors Day!
Good luck in the Finals period...
NEWS |ALL NEWS
Elifsu Selçuk and Dilara Kavas, who study at the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design at IUE carried out environmental projects
'Green campus' design for 700 students
Elifsu Selçuk and Dilara Kavas, who study at the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design at Izmir University of Economics (IUE),
IUE professor elected to the international board
Prof. Dr. Deniz Hasırcı from Izmir University of Economics (IUE) was elected to the editorial board of the digital platform, "IFI Insite",
Meles Stream projects gets an award
The team, in which Lecturer İpek Kaştaş Uzun from Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), takes
Dr. Osman Demirbaş joined the IFI education team
Our lecturer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Osman Demirbaş joined the 16-person education team of IFI as the only member from Turkey.
Faculty of Fine Arts and Design hosted Woodworking Workshop directed by Architect Lecturer Stefano Pugliese, and guest architect Sebastian Erazo Fisher with
Dr. Osman Demirbaş at Milano Design Week
Design leaders of the world met In the panel themed “Designing Spaces Changing Lives” at the event IFI@Salone organized by International Federation
The guest of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department: Kütahya Ceramics
Kütahya Ceramics visited the second year students of Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir
BODRUM İÇMELER SHIPYARDS TECHNICAL TRIP
IUE Faculty of Fine Arts and Design (FFAD) organized a technical trip to Bodrum İçmeler Region Shipyards, Maritime Museum, and Marina under
‘’Collective Act’’, took the first step to realize a dream for children
In the spring semester of 2018-2019, for the students of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, İzmir University of Economics, The
Furniture Collection ’I AM A PROTOTYPE’ ’at Modeko Fair
In the fall semester of 2018-2019, Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, 3rd Year Interior Architecture and Environmental
The Ideas for Bornova from Interior Architecture and Environmental Design students
The second year students of Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics
A COLLABORATIVE WORK BY TURK AND JAPAN DESIGN STUDENTS
Turk and Japan design students designed a student house in Yeşilova Mound within the scope of a workshop hosted by IUE.
INTERVENING SPACES WORKSHOP & GOOD DESIGN__3
In scope of Good Design__3, which was organized by İzmir Akdeniz Akademisi, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design instructor Stefano Pugliese
"PENDING CULTURES" INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
In the international competition entitled "Pending Cultures" that students of Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental
IAED 201 IN FRENCH CULTURE CENTER
The second year IAED project is to design a country's embassy related cultural center in the Izmir Fairgrounds, Art Gallery Building. A
2016-17 GRADUATION EXHIBITION
Fourth year students exhibited their graduation projects.
“THE MOST POETIC DESIGN” BY ANIL NAYIR AND LISA FORTE
In the design workshop and competition based on the exchange of cultural values between universities from different countries, organized by University of
IAED VOLUNTEERING STUDENTS AND WORLD INTERIORS DAY GATHERING
We celebrated our students' contributions to our department within the 2016-17 academic year, with a small gathering, also within the context of
TARİŞ ZERO WASTE RESTAURANT PROJECT
TARİŞ Zero Waste Restaurant Project of IAED 201 is in the News
"SPECIAL DESIGNS FOR 'TEA ADDICTS' ”
"Students of Department of Industrial Design, and Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) designed a
STONE PLUS EXCLUSIVE TECHNICAL TRIP
Our students visited Stone Plus Exclusive.
FLOOR IS THE NEW PLAYGROUND
We would like to thank the sustainable flooring company, Tarkett, for their contribution to our department and their informative seminar. You can
GOOD DESIGN PRESENTATION
During Good Design Days, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Deniz Hasırcı and Asst.Prof.Dr. Zeynep Tuna Ultav delivered a presentation about Master Interior Architect Fikret Tan, ''A
LAYERED INTERIORS: PAŞA KONAĞI HOTEL
Academy Program of the 3rd İstanbul Design Biennial, of which theme was “Are we human?”, organized by İstanbul Foundation for Culture and
Good Design İzmir: #flashblackbox
In the exhibition ÜTAS (Universities Design Art) Graduation Projects appearing in Good Design İzmir which took place between the dates of 17-30
RECENT DATUMM NEWS
RECENT DATUMM NEWS
Interior Architecture and Environmental Design on TRT Kent Radio
WE HAVE JOINED IFI!
IFI welcomes our department as the first member in Aegean Region of Turkey! Click here to see the details!
“IDENTITY AND TERRITORY” WTH ARTIST ANDRES MONTES
World Interior Day at İzmir University of Economics, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
INTERIOR EXPERIENCE: 21-23 APRIL, 2016
21st April: Q&A Session with students with former IFI President and former president British Institute of Interior Design, Director of the Interior
DATUMM: Danyal Çiper Commemoration
An exhibition opening and commemoration took place regarding famous architect Danyal Tevfik Çiper and his furniture donated to the İzmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts