ART OF HEALING IN BYZANTIUM
11 February-26 April 2015
Pera Museum, İstanbul

 

Client: Pera Museum
Area: 300 m2
Scope of work: Exhibition and Graphics Design

 

Curated by Dr. Brigitte Pitarakis, Life Is Short, Art Long examines faith, magic, and rational medicine as methods of healing. It traces the “art of healing” from the foundations laid by Apollo and Asklepios, healers of antiquity, and Hippocrates and Dioscorides, the founders of rational medicine and also examines the roles of the physician saints. Among the other topics covered and objects on display are icons, reliquaries, and amulets, marble carvings, medical equipment, plants and herbs, medical and botanical manuscripts, and the centers of healing and miracle in Istanbul. 
 
 
TEAM
Exhibition Design
PATTU
Işıl Ünal, Cem Kozar
 
Team
Ilgın Külekçi, Emrecan Erol
 
Curator
Brigitte Pitarakis
 
Coordinator
Zeynep Ögel
 
Project Team
Gülru Tanman
Tania Bahar
Begüm Akkoyunlu Ersöz
Ulya Soley