cura: 1. spiritual charge: care. 2. to restore to health and soundness, to bring about recovery: cure. 3. Root of the word “curator” in Latin; one who is responsible for the care of souls, later, one in charge of a museum, zoo, or other place of exhibit. 4. instrument with two or three strings that is used in folk music. 5. small sparrow. 6. the name of a short story written by Cevat Sakir Kabaagacli, also known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus (A Flower Thrown to the Sea from the Aegean, 1972). 7. “The double sense of cura refers to care for something as concern, absorption in the world, but also care in the sense of devotion” Martin Heidegger

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Gumusluk Akademisi

Gumusluk Academy is the only residency in Bodrum Peninsula and is one of the very few in Turkey. Each bay around the Bodrum peninsula is very different geographically and culturally. It is located in Gumusluk, the ancient city of Myndos. You can visit their website at
and find out more about it. They also have some information of Bodrum.
One of its founders is Latife Tekin, an important writer, who has recently been harrassed by the Karabuk mayor for commenting negatively about the energy policy of the government :

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