Time Speaks through Flowers
May 07, 2015


The camera used in Turkey’s first tv broadcast, the microphone of the first university radio from 70 years ago, the first supercomputer and tens of other historical objects will meet Yunus Karma’s flower designs to be exhibited in İTÜ RAG after 14 May.

İTÜ, one of the world’s oldest technical universities with its history of 242 years, is preparing to host a unique exhibition which will unite its countless historical objects with flower designs. Around 200 objects have been picked and chosen during 1 year from İTÜ’s faculties for the exhibition. Near 100 historical pieces chosen from those objects will be brought together with flower designs to be exhibited. “Flower Designs with Old Objects from İTÜ” exhibition will be opened for visit on 14 May 2015 at İTÜ Rectorate Art Gallery. Among the objects to be exhibited there will be very important pieces that bring the past to the present such as the camera used in İTÜ Tv where Turkey’s first television broadcast was made; the microphone used in the first broadcasts of İTÜ Radio, Turkey’s first university radio, celebrating its 70. birthday this year; Turkey’s first supercomputer made in İTÜ. Designer Yunus Karma, one of the major representatives of this field, will make the flower designs that will unite with the objects.