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

Monday, June 14, 2010

Irem from Sinek 8 Publication House visited us!

Irem is one of the founders of Sinek 8 Publication House, which will be printing books about permaculture, self-organized communities and sustainibility. Irem also makes hand-made books and notebooks. She is also interested in collaborating with artists to make limited addition books.

They live in Gumusluk, Bodrum and distribute their work very effectively through the internet.

To take a look at their work and life, you can visit them at:

And here are some links she sent relating to hand-made artist books:

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