THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW CITY: ANKARA 1923-1933

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Koç University VEKAM would like to announce a new exhibition The Construction of a New City : Ankara 1923-1933 curated by Müge Cengizkan and Ali Cengizkan,  within the scope of 50th anniversary of Vehbi Koç Foundation.

The Construction of a New City : Ankara 1923-1933  which is a part of research project aims to contirbute to Ankara's modern history. The exhibition invites its visitors to witness to the construction of a city and will open its doors from November 13, 2019 to January 12, 2020 at CerModern North and South Hangar Galleries.

Exhibition is examining the first decade of the establishment of Ankara as the capital, modernization and installation especially in "Yenişehir". This is also the history of looking at the "nearly modern" sheltering culture. The exhibition focuses on how a new city was constructed in the first quarter of the twentieth century, in a war-torn country in old Ankara / new Ankara dilemma, from the proclamation of the Republic until 1933, the tenth year of the Republic.

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