Our association was established in 2009 with the purpose of researching, protecting, promoting, interpreting and passing on to next generations our scientific, cultural and artistic values that descended from our glorious past.
Our founding members, each competent in their field, consist of Calligraph Hüseyin Kutlu, Sadrettin Özçimi, Cumhur Tulay, Ahmed Şahin, Erol Dönmez, Hasan Hüseyin Doğru, Yasin Kurt, Payende Tellibeyoğlu and Cavide Pala. BİKSAD has brought many projects to life since its foundation.
Starting with calligraphy and music, our activities are continuing today with 25 artist instructors, 2 art workshops and hundreds of students. Biksad art workshops activities take place at two historical places, with the Kanlıca center and the Fatih Hekimoğlu Ali Pasha Mosque Library branch.
Since foundation, our association has organized dozens of concerts, exhibitions, certificate ceremonies, cultural tours, culture and art discussions and bayram (Islamic festival) celebrations.
Calligraph Hüseyin Kutlu is the honorary president of Biksad. Journalist Kemal Öztürk is the president of the association since 2016.