March 26, 2014

Please spread the word on social media using #raphaelhasan

April 6, 2014: Raphael's Birthday - and a Day for Hasan Niyazi!

March 10, 2014

The Czartoryski Raphael

This is a collaborative initiative organized by Hasan's friends in the international blogging community including Monica Bowen, Charlotte Frost, Edward Goldberg, Ben Harvey, Alexandra Korey and Sedef Piker.

Why? We are calling for original blog posts to celebrate the life of the late Hasan Niyazi, his passionate devotion to Raphael and his commitment to open-access art history - as exemplified by his visionary project Open Raphael Online (ORO): www.openraphael.org

What? This is a chance for Hasan's friends and admirers to contribute articles, videos, photographs, mash-ups, etc., related to art and art history. Let's focus on the things that Hasan loved, as expressed in his extraordinary blog, Three Pipe Problem (www.3pipe.net) and, of course, ORO (www.openraphael.org)

Who? We are reaching out to everyone in the world who cares about the things that mattered to Hasan. He was an enthusiast as well as a scholar - and not a professional art historian (as he was quick to remind us!) Hasan had little time for academic boundaries, but plenty of time for building community around shared interests.

How? Simply post on your blog and register your post with InLinkz. If you like, you can download a badge for the event from this site (included below) and embed that image into your post.  If you don't have a blog, we would be delighted to help you find a home for your contribution. Just send an e-mail to us at: 3pipe.net@gmail.com.

When? Here is our schedule:

Now: All interested contributors are invited to e-mail us at: 3pipe.net@gmail.com. In addition, your ideas and suggestions are welcome in the comments section below.

24 March: Instructions will be posted on Three Pipe Problem for registering your contribution in a designated InLinkz account.  All contributors will also be contacted directly by e-mail on that date. (That is why we would like to hear from you soon!)

31 March:  The InLinkz account will be open for posting.

6 April:  Raphael's Birthday! A complete guide to all posts (generated by InLinkz) will appear on Three Pipe Problem -- with clickable links.  This will be accompanied by a social media blitz - in which you are all urged to take part! Everyone is encouraged to use #raphaelhasan when discussing or following this event through social media sites.

To all of Hasan's Three Pipe Problem followers....

January 11, 2014

For those followers of 3PP who are still unaware..........

Hasan Niazi passed away on the 28/10/2013

I found this recent photo, so I thought I would share :)

Thankyou to all Hasans friends, that have sent me cards and 
well wishes via email over the last few weeks.

Cheers and regards,

Shazza (Sharon) Bishop
(Hasan's partner of 13 years)