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Exhibit Catalog For Architectural Legacies Thessaloniki Istanbul

September 14th, 2012

Exhibit Catalog For Architectural Legacies Thessaloniki Istanbul

HOW DO WE FORM OUR IMAGE OF THE CITY?

Photographer and architecture instructor Mark Forte addresses this question in his latest photographic exhibit.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, September 15, 2012. Architectural Legacies: Thessaloniki - Istanbul, Four Hundred Years of Interwoven History was first exhibited at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico in 2012. This catalog includes reproductions of all 26 original panels with additional annotation. The panels contain over 365 images by author and photographer Mark Forte.

From the text:
I believe that our image of a city is like a spider web, structured with long radiating lines, which help us give meaning to the city by connecting us at the center to the greater world around us. These lines are rooted in ourselves and in our understanding of the world. We connect these anchoring lines with many lateral lines of gathered information and experiences, giving us a deeper understanding...

New Photography Exhibit By Mark Forte

September 14th, 2012

New Photography Exhibit By Mark Forte

ALBUQUERQUE, August 21, 2012

Architectural Legacies: Thessaloniki, Greece Istanbul, Turkey
Four Centuries of Interwoven History A photographic essay by Mark Forte

How do we form our image of the city?

Photographer and architecture instructor Mark Forte addresses this question in his new photographic essay: Architectural Legacies: Thessaloniki - Istanbul. These once-imperial cities come to life through 365 polychrome images and text, arranged on 26 panels. Moving through this exhibit, you will discover the threads that have bound Thessaloniki and Istanbul for centuries, weaving them into a new image of your own.

The exhibit will run August 21 - September 07, daily 9:00 AM to 5:oo PM.
George Pearl Hall Gallery,
School of Architecture and Planning
University of New Mexico

For more information visit http://www.markforte.com/Exhibitions/IST-SKG/index.html