11/11/2015 - 2/19/2016
Here I Am: Zeki Müren (Bursa)
Bursa Tofaş Anatolian Car Museum
The “Here I am: Zeki Müren” exhibition, a joint Yapı Kredi Private Banking and Yapı Kredi Culture, Arts and Publishing project opened on 11 November at the Bursa Tofaş Anatolian Car Museum. The exhibition that brings to light Zeki Müren memorabilia -photographs and personal effects held in the Turkish Education Foundation (TEV) and the Turkish Armed Forces Mehmetçik Foundation for eighteen years- runs until 19 February.
Details of Zeki Müren’s personal life come to lightDebuting on 18 November 2014 at the Yapı Kredi Culture Centre, Istanbul, and enjoying record-breaking visitor numbers, the “Here I am: Zeki Müren” exhibition later toured Ankara, Bodrum and Izmir, and now continues in Bursa. As the artist’s place of birth, this is one of the most important stops for the exhibition.
Close to 10,000 photographs, costumes, records, poems, notes and archive images attest to different stages in Zeki Müren’s life from childhood onwards. The exhibition held in Bursa, his hometown, where he lived until senior school, shares with visitors the transformation of a young artist into the Sun of Art in great detail.