FIVE FOLD PATTERNS
In this comprehensive program, we will study the theory and practice of five-fold patterns with an academic focus.
Time & Location
Oct 01, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM UTC
Date Range: October 1 2022 - March 18, 2023
Time: 7 PM UTC
Course Format: Online (Zoom) Recordings will only be available for those with excused absences.
Duration of a lesson: 1.5 hours, weekly (occasionally, the class may go over time)
Course finances: Installment plans available [click to request]
Skill Level: Advance
Age Range: 18+
Course Instructor: Dr. Serap Ekizler Sönmez (Geometer/Artist/ Historian of Islamic Architecture)
THE CONTENT AND AIM OF THE WORKSHOP
In this comprehensive program, we will study the theory and practice of five-fold patterns with an academic focus. Geometric patterns are learned in various fields from different perspectives, most commonly through demonstrating how to draw them with ruler and compass construction. Our program extends further as it will address their place in the history of science, architecture, and art.
In light of some contemporary works that have been put forth, we will try to understand how this traditional field of study can still be very productive in creating new patterns today.
We will also present concise information on sources and discuss past and