Generations Meet in Art

Students of Refreshment University who study at Nişantaşı University Maslak 1453 NeoTech Campus and undergraduate and associate degree students come together in artistic events. Nişantaşı University, which support students to take part in artistic activities in line with a philosophy of education and learning, brings together the new generation with individuals over 60 years of age and provides a transition between experiences. In this context, participation in music and performing arts events is provided.

Nişantaşı University, which wants to continue these studies for both university undergraduate and associate degree students and students of Refreshment University, aims to obtain a different experience through various cultural activities addressing both generations in order to strengthen intergenerational communication.

Within the scope of the study, 29 Refreshment University students were paired with a total of 29 undergraduate and associate students. Each pair has been assigned to an event to its extent in hobby tendencies. Before and after the activities, students are expected to communicate with each other and transfer their experiences to each other linearly.

The first of the Generations Meet in Art activities started with the Orchestra Boobab concert at Zorlu Performing Arts Center on May 8, 2018. Industrial Engineering 2nd year student Öykü Esra Yıldırım attended the Orchestra Boobab concert with 60+ Refreshment University student Sevim Serbest. Students also had the opportunity to have a long-term conversation by eating together before and after the concert. After the concert, which was the first leg of the activity where experiences were transferred to each other, the students expressed their desire to continue this type of work.

Release date: 10.05.2018