Archive for June, 2008

picture of Cappadocia

Friday, June 20th, 2008

first evening on Cappadocia




open air museum

under ground city

walk with Paul on ibrahimpasa


our room

last evening on ibrahimpasa

taxi of Ankara

FabrikArtGroup Contemporary Arts Festival 2008, 12-20 July

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

One of the venues for the festival is the Greek Orthodox Eleni Church in Musafapasa. Once a year, on the Saint’s day of the Church, a delegation from Greece visits with the patriarch to hold a service. 

DAI in Cappadocia

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

The village Ibrahimpasa in Cappadocia, in central Turkey, where we went to study the water issues of the region. 

Our DAI house for 10 days:


Talking with Willemijn Bouwman, who invited the DAI to contribute to her project: the Art Eco Platform.


Collection of trash in Ibrahimpasa


Walking in the amazing landscape: for thousands of years, people built their houses by cutting them into the soft rock. 


In the Göreme Open Air Museum, where once was a bustling Monastery community, with numerous chapels, refectories, kitchens and living quarters cut into the rock.


In the underground city of Derinkuyu


The on-site classroom of the Organic Agriculture Program of the Cappadocia Vocational College in Mustafapasa with their teacher Ceren Nazik (on the right).


Walk with Mehmet Ali, the deputy mayor, along the water infrastructure of Ibrahimpasa 


The former Orthodox church in Ibrahimpasa


Visiting the Wali (governor) of Nevsehir

for more see: 

 At the garbage dump of Nevsehir


Examining the water of the natural hot spring in Bayramhaci