CEVHER Public Excellence/Kamusal Şahanelik

Cevher is a result of such an aspiration that attributes Atatürk Kitaplığı a central role. Simultaneous to an interactive installation at Atatürk Kitaplığı during the 2nd Istanbul Design Biannual, Future Library Research discussion panel aims to create a peer meeting with libraries and communities worldwide, augment the existing strengths in this scope and learn from each other to improve public collaboration in the libraries.

DECEMBER 6, 2014 'Library: Past, Present and Future' Discussion Panel
The panel discussion as a side event of 2nd Istanbul Design Biannual create a peer meeting with libraries and communities worldwide, augment the existing strengths in this scope and learn from each other to improve public collaboration in the libraries.
15 DECEMBER 2014, Library-Culture Walk
Six different libraries/research centers around Istiklal Street are visited as a start to meet-ups starting from Atatürk Kitaplığı.
 
OCTOBER 2014, Cevher Public Excellence Interaction Board
The questionnare and game in the entrace of the Atatürk Kitaplığı is installed as a part of 2nd Istanbul Design Biannual.
 

20 DECEMBER, 2014 Ali Taptık and Alexis Şanal's envisions about the future of the libraries and Atatrük Kitaplığı
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uiNTo4jrnQ

SEPTEMBER 2014, ATATÜRK KITAPLIĞI as a public excellence in istanbul
Alexis Şanal and Ali Taptık started to think about Atatürk Kitaplığı as a great potential and leader in creating an efficient civic center in the city.
SEPTEMBER 2014, A research project is proposal for 2nd Istanbul Design Biannual around Atatürk Kitaplığı that will pursue till the next biannual.
http://vimeo.com/110863343
 
AUGUST 2014, Atatürk Kitaplığı inspired many individuals; it houses great meetings.
The seeds of the biannual project derived from one of most significant buildings and instutions in İstanbul: Atatürk Kitaplığı that has a special trace both in Alexis Şanal's and Ali Taptık's vision.
Lets think about our shared future; the libraries as civic centers attributing Atatürk Kitaplığı a central role which already has a very strong imprint in Istanbul's culture !
Bilginin asli alanlarından biri olan kütüphaneler, bir kamusal cevher ve müşterek iletişim merkezi olma potansiyeline sahiptir. Atatürk Kitaplığı’na esasi bir rol veren Cevher, böyle bir niyetin ürünü. İkinci İstanbul Tasarım Bienali kapsamında projenin kütüphanede yer alan intereaktif bir yerleşmesine eş zamanlı olarak gerçekleştirilen tartışma paneli, kütüphaneciler ve kültürler arası bir buluşma, bu bağlamda var olan gücümüzü arttırma ve deneyimlerimizden faydalanarak işbirliğini geliştirmeyi hedeflemektedir.
 
As the core areas of the knowledge, libraries are potential public excellences and collective information gateways. Cevher is a result of such an aspiration that attributes Atatürk Kitaplığı a central role. Simultaneous to an interactive installation at Atatürk Kitaplığı during the 2nd Istanbul Design Biannual, Future Library Research discussion panel aims to create a peer meeting with libraries and communities worldwide, augment the existing strengths in this scope and learn from each other to improve public collaboration in the libraries. 

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