finding out why constantinople got the works

kolajlar yapar | making collages

Posted in bursa, iznik by jlm2dy on April 5, 2011

bursa

iznik

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cloudy day = catching up

Posted in bursa, istanbul by jlm2dy on March 18, 2011

working on quick drawings that i meant to do ages ago…

haydarpaşa train station, istanbul

koza han silk market, bursa

bursa

Posted in bursa by jlm2dy on March 17, 2011

cue the tiles!

cue the gravestones!

cue the turkish bath-turned fabric store!

ready, set, BURSA

bursa’dan süpriz (başka)! | (another) surprise from bursa!

Posted in bursa by jlm2dy on November 8, 2010

view of the koca han, the final stop of the silk road (and where i spent my life savings in scarves)

osman gazi türbe, with mother of pearl and velvet (and decay)

karagöz müze, home of shadow puppets. despite the cancelled show, we both convinced them to perform for us, and went backstage to operate the puppets for ourselves. türkçe dil dersler, teşekkür ederim! (thank you turkish classes!)

bursa’dan süpriz! | a suprise from bursa

Posted in bursa by jlm2dy on November 8, 2010

ulu camii, fountain within the body of the mosque (also, this mosque has 20 domes!!!)

yeşil türbe, stalactite tile work (even though yeşil means green, this is pretty blue and yellow)

a backstage tour of yeşil camii thanks to the manager of tile restoration (inside the lodge for the dervishes)