Life in Golden Horn reflects with photos
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The ultimate goal of the Kadir Has Neighborhood Project is to capture Haliç shores, which consists of Cibali, Balat and Fener from the perspective of local children.Kadir Has University has launched a new exhibition that provides a look at the Golden Horn through the eyes of the children that live there.
“The photographs reveal the details that children see every day,” said Ulaş Tosun, a photography workshop instructor who provided photography tutorials to children aged 13 to 16 from the local neighborhood of Cibali.
The aim of the project
The ultimate goal of the Kadir Has Neighborhood Project is to capture the area from the perspective of local children.
The children were given two days of instruction and received free cameras at the end of the training.
The works include photographs from students at Cibali Primary School and the Fener Rum High School.
The Golden Horn neighborhoods of Cibali, Fener and Balat are very important in terms of shaping the culture of Istanbul, Tosun said.
The children’s photographs were accompanied by short stories written by famous figures and artists, including Alper Görmüş, Ayten Görgün Smith, Bedia Ceylan Güzelce, Cüneyt Özdemir, Elif Key, Hasan Bülent Kahraman, Mithat Bereket, Okan Bayülgen, Pakrat Estukyan and Pınar Öğünç.