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mail@muratyazar.info  |  ©Murat Yazar, 2019

b. 1978, Mesopotamia 

Murat Yazar’s photography questions whether imposed borders or boundaries are the mark of our humanity. His photographic projects seek to bring people together, with details and differences celebrated in a single book or exhibition room. Murat is a Kurdish photographer from Eastern Turkey. He has created photo projects in his home country and in the Middle East, Armenia, Georgia, and Europe. Murat crossed Anatolia into Georgia by walking 1200 km as part of the Out of Eden project.


Exhibitions include:

--  Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay

--  Qerejdağ and The Alevis at the Paris Kurdish İnstitute 

--  The Faces of Mesopotamia in Gaziantep at the Kırkayak Cultural Center and in Berlin at Sprachenatelier

--  The Refugees and A walk through Anatolia in the BarrObjektif Festival, France 

--  Shadows of Kurdistan, in Rome at the Viaggi Dell'Elefante, in Paris at the Kurdish İnstitute 

--  The Refugees in Barcelona at the Centre Cívic Can Basté


Publications Include: 

National Geographic Magazine, Now Magazine, The Times, IZ Magazine, Le Courrier, The New York Times, Artribune magazineTravel Globe Magazine