Murat Yazar

Country: Italy 🇮🇹

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:
-- Shadows of Kurdistan - Corto Dorico Film Festival, Italy
-- Shadows of Kurdistan - Babel Film Festival, Italy
Shadows of Kurdistan, in Milano
-- Shadows of Kurdistan - Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay, Canada
-- Shadows of Kurdistan - Paris Kurdish Ä°nstitute, France
-- The refugees - Centre Cívic Can Basté, in Barcelona
-- The Faces of Mesopotamia in Berlin.
-- The Refugees and A walk through Anatolia in the BarrObjektif Festival, France
-- Shadows of Kurdistan, in Rome
-- 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 magazine, Travel Globe Magazine.

-- Shadows of Kurdistan project has been supported by "Istituto italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente" (ISMEO)

--MonoVisions Black & White Photography Awards Winners 2019