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Abdullah Hekimhan

Abdullah Hekimhan

Abdullah Hekimhan
Turkey
What I Remember

Exhibition: These photographs are what I remember from the dialogues I had with New York, Toronto and Montreal when I went there in the summer of 2016.

Biography: Abdullah Hekimhan graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Photography Department in 1986, and he completed his Master’s degree at the same university. He started his professional photography career as an assistant in 1985, and in 1991 he established his own studio and started working in advertising photography. In addition to his professional career, he worked as a full-time academic at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Photography Department between 2002 and 2010 and a part-time academic at Yıldız Technical University Art and Design Faculty between 2005 and 2010. Abdullah Hekimhan immigrated to Canada in 2010. He took part in promotional activities of numerous local and global firms and non-governmental organizations over the years thanks to his collaborations with domestic, foreign and international advertising agencies in Turkey and Canada. He participated in mixed exhibitions in various cities in Turkey, and gave seminars at universities and professional organizations. He has been producing projects in arts and documentary areas of photography for a while now and some of his photographs are displayed at İstanbul Modern and private collections. Having been born in İstanbul, Abdullah Hekimhan continues his work in Canada and Turkey.