Melike TascioGlu | Ebru: From Traditional to Contemporary


Ebrû: From Traditional to Contemporary

This academic poster examines the traditional Turkish craft 'Ebrû', a technique that works with water and paint. The poster will present the history of the technique as well as the national and international usage areas of this craft. The experimental and contemporary insight to this technique will be demonstrated by the series of works titled “H2O”, which question and visualize the uniqueness created in water.


Born in Ankara, 1979, Tascioglu studied Graphic Design in Anadolu University Faculty of Fine Arts in Eskisehir, Turkey. Continuing her studies in San Diego State University with an exchange scholarship, she started designing and making books and creating prints. After finishing her Master's Degree with a thesis on book arts and design, she started her PhD in University of Cologne, Germany and finished this study in Institute of Social Sciences in Anadolu University in 2009. She has opened 4 solo exhibitions and been a part of many juried exhibitions. She is currently teaching graphic design, printmaking and book art and design in Anadolu University Faculty of Fine Arts.




Building E, Level 2


Thursday 29 September


12.30 - 3.30pm