2023 Alanya Stone Sculpture Symposium
The 18th International Alanya Stone Sculpture Symposium will be held on 1-30th of November 2023.
10 sculptors from 7 different countries will participate in the Sculpture Symposium dedicated to the 100th anniversary of our Republic. The 18th International Alanya Stone Sculpture Symposium will take place from November 1st to 30th, 2023, to bring high-quality contemporary art to Alanya. This year, 55 sculptors from 27 countries applied to participate in the symposium. After a jury meeting chaired by Prof. Bülent Çınar from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, 10 sculptors were selected to take part in the event.
The art will be installed in the parks
The sculptures created in the workshop located behind the municipality will be displayed on November 30th in an area that will be arranged behind Alanya Municipality. All the sculptures that are made during the symposium will be placed in various green areas, recreational parks, and other areas where they will be decorated. This will allow citizens to easily view and photograph the works created by famous sculptors.
Mayor Yücel: all the people are welcome to see the works
Alanya Mayor Adem Murat Yücel said in his statement; “The sculptures made within the scope of the International Sculpture Symposium we have organized so far have transformed our Alanya into an open-air exhibition. It gained an important place by bringing our people together with this branch of art. “We will be happy to see our people in our symposium area throughout November this year.” said.
10 sculptors from 6 countries will take place in the symposium
Prof. Bülent Çınar, Prof. Neslihan Pala, Assoc. Dr. Ömer Emre Yavuz, Dr. Lecturer Member Derya Özşen, Alanya Municipality Council Member Master Architect Melike Nazifoğlu, Alanya Municipality Parks and Gardens Manager Nazmi Uyar and Alanya Municipality Staff Painter Emine Nur Sargullar, the sculptors who will participate in the 18th International Alanya Stone Sculpture Symposium are as follows: Ayhan Yılmaz (Turkey), Bertha Shortıss (Switzerland), Bouazız Mohamed (Tunisia), Claudia Zanaga (Italy), Ercan Yılmaz (Turkey), Esfandyar Moradpour (Iran), Genti Tavanxhiu (Italy), Malkhaz Tasiskadze (Georgia), Tolga Yurtözveri ( Turkey), Volodymyr Kochmar (Ukraine).