Prominent photographers come to Istanbul for public exhibition

Published 03.10.2016 00:00

Turkey's largest photography event, the Fotoİstanbul Beşiktaş International Photography Festival will open its doors to art lovers on Oct. 1 for the third time in its history. The festival will bring 60 artists from different parts of the world together and will continue until Oct. 30. This year, video display nights will also be featured at the festival along with 60 exhibitions, 12 panel and roundtable discussions, six meetings with expert guest speakers and more than 250 portfolio assessments and autograph sessions. The venues where the festival will take place are the MKM Cultural Center, O'Art Gallery, the Ortaköy Orphanage, the Ortaköy Cultural Center and the District Governorship Building of Çırağan.

Fotoİstanbul 2016 will host the works of 35 well-known foreign photographers, including one of the most important living photographers in the world, Sandro Miller, and other world famous artists, including Ruud van Empel, Antonie D'agata, Christer Strömhölm, Nick Brandt, Daesung Lee, Mandy Barker, Josef Hoflehner, Kai Widenhofer, Henrik Spohler, James Mollison, Shadi Ghadirian, Tomasz Lazar, Marcus Lyon, Jean Fransuva Lepage and Park Seung Hoon. The festival will also host 20 Turkish photograph artists, including Yıldız Moran, Maryam Şahinyan, Gül Ilgaz, Sinan Tuncay, Ahmet Öner Gezgin, Ergun Turan, Bennu Gerede, Barbaros Kayan, Aydın Büyüktaş, Tayfun Öztürk, Seçkin Yılmaz and H-art Kollektif.

When: From Oct. 1 to 30

Where: Various venues, Istanbul

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