AFP Turkey photography exhibition in Istanbul
The 2015 World Press Photo winner by photojournalist Bülent Kılıç.Agence France-Presse is holding its first exhibition at the Municipality Art Gallery of Caddebostan Culture Center in Istanbul’s Kadıköy neighborhood.
The exhibition is a display of photographs from renowned photojournalists Bülent Kılıç, Ozan Köse, Adem Altan and Gürcan Öztürk. These photographs have been published around the world, earning prizes and acclaim for their takers.
It promises a striking look at recent political and societal developments affecting both Turkey and its immediate neighbors.
Kılıç was awarded with the Guardian newspaper’s agency photographer of the year prize, the Best Wire Photographer of 2014 prize by TIME magazine and various other important accolades, while the other featured names have also focused their lenses on war zones and unrest of global importance, and their images have been published worldwide.
The images present the matters which have been on the agenda of Turkey and other countries in the region, in addition to recent political and real-life events.
The exhibition, titled “AFP Turkey News Photos,” will continue until May 31.