Call me Ci.

I’m a photographer born and based in Istanbul.
And these are my stories.

Şehir Fikri (Notion of a City)

Photobook, 2022, Onagöre

Something is missing. What happens if you omit people, animals, and language while telling a story about a city? Notion of a City is a beautifully peculiar portrayal of Istanbul.

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Unutursan Darılmam (No Offence If You Forget)

Photobook project, 2018 - Ongoing

Imagine leaving the house only ten times in a whole year. The author was left behind, sour but kind. No Offence If You Forget is a story about clinging to Istanbul — to survive and rediscover life.

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Will the World End in the Daytime

Photo-story, 2017 - 2019

Istanbul sits right on top of the North Anatolian Fault — a massive earthquake is due. Will the World End in the Daytime searches for clues and signs of the imminent disaster that is predicted to swallow the city.

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Making of Şehir Fikri

Editing Şehir Fikri #2
Jul 30, 2022

Şehir Fikri Üzerine #6 (TR)
Jul 4, 2022

Şehir Fikri Üzerine #5 (TR)
Jun 29, 2022

Şehir Fikri Üzerine #4 (TR)
Jun 25, 2022

Şehir Fikri Üzerine #3 (TR)
Jun 24, 2022

Şehir Fikri Üzerine #2 (TR)
Jun 21, 2022

Şehir Fikri Üzerine #1 (TR)
Jun 19, 2022

Editing Şehir Fikri #1
Jun 8 2022

Demo of a Demo of Şehir Fikri
Jun 1, 2022

First Prints of Şehir Fikri
May 11, 2022

Notes on Unutursan Darılmam

Unutursan Darılmam: Proje Açıklaması (TR)
Sep 11, 2022

Unutursan Darılmam: First Draft
Jul 16, 2022

Unutursan Darılmam Üzerine (TR)
Jul 7, 2022

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