Documentary Photography: Panel and Exhibition

Photo: Nuray Uysal

Problems on Documentary Photography
Date: June 26, 2010 Saturday
Time: 17:00-19:30

In the field of social documentary photography, how do the places that the photographs, which are produced in order to interfere with life, are presented to the reader/viewer contribute to the meaning; or do these places conduce raptures in the meaning? In a triangle of photographer, publisher/editor, and viewer this course will be discussed.

Moderator: Özcan Yurdalan
Participants: Mehmet Kaçmaz (Acents), Murat Yaykın (Album), Fatih Pınar (Internet), Altan Bal (Exhibitions), Özcan Yaman (Streets), Vedat Ateş (printed publications)

The Bullets to the Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Press
Date: June 18th – 27th
Opening: June 18th, Friday 7:30 p.m.

This documentation exhibition, prepared by the participants of the Documentary Photography and Press Photography Programs at Galata Photography House Photograph Academy, aims to remember the journalists who were killed in Istanbul between the years 1980 and 2010, while contributing to the enduring struggle on indispensable right to inform and to be informed.