On the wall of each villa is Pearl, an eye-catching clam-like centre piece by Pirim. The ripple shape is reminiscent of the aquamarine waters surrounding the island, with its varied hues reflecting the true nature of the brilliant blue ocean. This installation echoes Pirim’s childhood memories, anchored in his imaginings of an island.

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Seckin Pirim



Simplicity and minimalism define the creative approach of Seckin Pirim, an artist who was born in Ankara and “came alive” in Kuzguncuk, the artistic quarter of Istanbul, where a number of creative studios are hidden down the narrow streets. The origin of Pirim’s artistic process lies in the world of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, more specifically in his approach of “from one to all” — a philosophy reflected across his works. His designs capture a duality: the multiplication of the singular, and the imaginary singularity of the plural

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