The Odunpazarı Modern Museum (OMM) continues to entertain artwork lovers with its digital content because it stays closed to guests as a result of Corona Virus outbreak. The museum is situated amongst historic homes within the Odunpazarı district of Turkey’s northwestern province of Eskişehir and was inaugurated by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
OMM – designed by the well-known Japanese structure workplace Kengo Kuma and Associates (KKA) and impressed by Ottoman dome structure, conventional Japanese structure and Odunpazarı civil structure – has been attracting the eye of artwork lovers and guests to town because it opened Sept. 7, 2019.
The museum, which additionally hosted many workshops and seminars, welcomed over 140,000 visitors from the day of its inauguration till March 16, when it was closed to guests.
Founded by Polimeks Holding Chairman and collector Erol Tabanca with 4,500 sq. meters of latest artwork area, the museum has revived the historic Odunpazarı area with its picket construction and spectacular structure.
Additionally, the museum obtained the 2019 Special Award throughout the scope of the awards given by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism as an expression of gratitude and appreciation to those that contributed to Turkey’s cultural heritage and the artwork world with distinctive artwork, handiwork, practices or scientific analysis.
OMM continues to draw the eye of artwork lovers with its digital content. The museum additionally gives stay chat with artists on its social media accounts, workshops by way of the Zoom videoconference software and the chance to go to exhibitions by way of its cell software.
Live chat collection
Since April, OMM has been assembly with its followers on Instagram, @ommxart, on Thursday and Sunday evenings.
Artists from totally different fields, similar to Ansen, Dilara Fındıkoğlu, Ersin Han Ersin, Osman Özel and Karina Smigla-Bobinski, have been interacting with contributors in a collection of stay chats.
With its specifically designed workshops, OMM gives an alternative choice to those that need to spend some high quality time with artwork. Adult and youngsters’s workshops aiming to fulfill and create collectively with artists are held stay by way of the digital platform Zoom.
Forty-minute workshops, together with “Three-dimensional playing cards,” “Marbling patterns with milk,” “Collage,” “Template printing” and “Origami sculptures,” might be held each Saturday till June 6 at Four p.m. Those who want to take part within the free Zoom workshops ought to ship an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The OMM Mobile software, which will be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store, covers the works within the “Vuslat” (“The Union”) exhibition and present information from the museum.
Meanwhile, the spectacular brief movie “Quarantined,” ready by director and photographer Osman Özel, who spent 14 days underneath government-mandated isolation, is out there on the OMM Journal web site. This video constitutes the third a part of Özel’s “Notes from Quarantine” collection.
You can entry the interviews with artists on OMM Journal after workshop visits that happen throughout the scope of OMM Studio each Monday, whereas the manufacturing section of the works will be seen on OMM’s Instagram account.
OMM Mixtapes on Spotify
Playlists compiled by the museum staff can be found each Wednesday on OMM Mixtapes on Spotify, whereas playlists compiled in collaboration with artists will be listened to on OMM’s Spotify account each Friday.
Announcing its digital occasions on its Instagram account, OMM has deliberate a particular occasion for Museums Week, marked on May 18-24. The museum invitations its Instagram followers to share photographs taken on the museum when the museum was open.
Until May 22, a particular assortment might be chosen from photographs shared with the tags, #tbOMM, #MuseumWeek and @ommxart. By posting these photographs on the @ommxart account, OMM goals to take its followers down reminiscence lane throughout their time at house.