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Gonul Paksoy – Timeless Simplicity
Gonul Paksoy, a chemist with a Ph.D. in natural dyes, is an exceptional designer and collector of textiles who blends patterned and textural elements of the old with the new.

She began dyeing raw silk, linen and cotton fabrics with vegetal dyes and transforming them into clothes. Designs in her characteristic colors are inspired by the garments of Sufi Dervishes and each is a functional work of art.

Dr. Paksoy has generously offered to open her already planned exhibition to coincide with the ICOC. All registered participants and companions are invited to the opening of this wonderful Exhibition of Textiles at a unique location in a converted underground cistern at the University of Kadir Has on 18th of April, which has now reopened as a Museum.

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The Alchemist : Selvedge Magazine issue 07, by Beth Smith

 
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