A photography exhibition inspired by "Fabrika Kızı" (Factory Girl), composed by Bora Ayanoğlu and the first song in Turkish pop music culture for the working class, opened yesterday at Kadir Has University. Depicting the story of a young girl, the song was written for the working women at the tobacco factory in Istanbul's Cibali neighborhood. The women-focused exhibition has received contributions by journalists, artists and authors. Special texts have been written by Sezen Aksu, Cüneyt Özdemir, Burcu Aktaş, Gaye Boralıoğlu, Sevda Alankuş, Bora Ayanoğlu, Karin Karakaşlı, Hasan Bülent Kahraman, Pınar Öğünç and Aret Vartanyan. Sponsored by Canon Eurasia and the Documentary Photography Workshop, the exhibition is realized within the context of the university's Komşuluk Hakkı Projesi (Neighborhood Rights), conducted for the last three years. The "Factory Girl" exhibition presents photos of female workers in the manufacturing industry aged between 14 and 21. The event is coordinated by Ulaş Tosun.
Where: Kadir Has University Cibali Campus