Contemporary Turkish Women Artists

Tomur Atagök
Yildiz Technical University

In the course of globalisation and given our present standpoint between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, eveything is subject to re-evaluation and change. Both contemporary issues and universal value systems have forced re-examination of our ideas at a time when questions about the center and peripheries, the local as opposed to the universal, East and West, part and whole are being raised. Within the context of culture and an opening of its borders and disciplines, creative process, and conditions as well as the politics that shape it, are biringing to our attention the work of non-western participants both minorities and the once-silent majorities. The reassesment of the issues around artis