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Program

3 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

TIMELESS CITY ISTANBUL & FACES

Exhibition of photographs of the Turkish artist will be on display in the Gallery of Czech Centres from February 3 to 25, 2017.

 

The city that has been carrying the wisdom of hundreds of years, timeless city of Istanbul… The project is the result of 9 years of work and intends to reflect the atmosphere of the unique story of Istanbul – the city that has been home to many cultures for centuries, although its majestic silhouette remained unchanged forever.

The key element of the project is focusing on emotional value of the images, keeping the sense of time apart.

Rather than presenting modern looks of Istanbul, this series of photos focuses on back streets of the city, its historical quarters and melancholic trait, paying tribute to its inhabitants as well, with their portraits.

 

Mustafa Dedeoğlu was born in Istanbul, in 1978.

Having graduated from Eastern Mediterranean University with diploma in Industrial Engineering, he returned to his home city of Istanbul, where he currently lives and continues creating his photographic essays. He first got introduced with photography in 2006. In time, his interest became ever-growing passion of his life.

In his work, the artist prioritizes composition, the story that he aims to tell, emotional value of the image and its aesthetic qualities.

For Mustafa Dedeoğlu, style in photography is first of all reflection of the artist's personality and philosophy in each and every photo he takes, rather than series of similar photos taken with same technique.

Mustafa Dedeoğlu's works are published in various local and foreign reviews of art. The artist also shares his photographs through exhibitions.

Mustafa Dedeoğlu has been displaying his works in Russia, Spain, Serbia, Qatar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Greece, USA, Romania, Lithuania, Iran, Poland and France.

For more information about the artist visit his website here.

Do not miss video invitation from Mustafa Dedeoğlu.

 

You can look at the photos from the vernissage (2nd February 2017) in the gallery.

Venue:

Rytířská 31
110 00 Prague 1
Czech republic

Date

From: 3 Feb 2017
To: 25 Feb 2017

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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