Historical Buildings Meet Contemporary Art

the Aya Sophia mosque . Works closely linked to religion were concurrently presented at the secular Mimar Sinan University ( MSU ) Tophane-iAm ire Culture and Arts Center . Sarajevoborn artist Danica Dakic masterfully expressed this open humanist approach by incorporating religious symbols in a video performance . The image consisted of seven figures nude men and women , forming a circle around seven books arranged in an inner circle . Verses from the Old Testament , Quran , the New Testament , and the teachings of Confucius were read in the background . As the readings were completed the figures stepped out of the frame . In Aya Sophia the artists were asked to present works relating to the theme of " poetic justice , " but many seemed to have ignored this directive . Thus for example , Japanese artist Ozawa Tsuyoshi featured sarcastic photographs of young women brandishing weapons made fruits and vegetables . American Tony Feher covered the floor windows of the Aya Sophia with shreds...  אל הספר
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