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Famous Cartoonist Tan Oral in EMU for a Conference
Published Date: Friday, 15 March 2019
Within the scope of the 7th International Career Week organised by Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Alumni and Career Research Office (MİKA), famous cartoonist Tan Oral visited Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and held a conference for EMU students at EMU Faculty of Architecture Exhibition Hall with the collaboration of EMU Faculty of Architecture. Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Naciye Doratlı, Faculty of Architecture Dean Prof. Dr. Özgür Dinçyürek, Architecture Faculty academic staff members and students, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Department Head Prof. Dr. Senih Çavuşoğlu and academic staff members, Artist Dr. Arif Albayrak and a large number of students attended the event. Following the informative session on Tan Oral’s career journey, the students visited an exhibition featuring Oral’s work. The exhibition will be open for visitors until the 22nd of March, Friday.
A Visit to Rector Prof. Dr. Osam
EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam hosted Tan Oral in his office prior to conference. During the visit, Vice Rector for Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Sonuç Zorlu Oğurlu, Faculty of Architecture Dean Prof. Dr. Özgür Dinçyürek and Vice Dean Assoc. Prof. Dr. Banu Tevfikler were present. Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam expressed the university’s honor and pride to be hosting an important artist like Tan Oral in TRNC. Prof. Dr. Osam also stated that the cartoons of Oral act as a torchlight for the future generations. Thanking Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam for EMU’s hospitality, Tan Oral shared his excitement on the exhibition. Oral presented his cartoon book to Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam and the Rector Prof. Dr. Osam presented him a traditional Cypriot Lefkara frame.