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Burak Ciritci

Burak Ciritci

Burak Ciritci
Turkey
Bus Stop

Exhibition: Stops are where lives of different people who do not notice each other, intersect. Maybe the only thing they shared was the fact that they came from different directions, but were headed the same way. I started my work called ‘DURAK’ in 2015 during my commute between my home and workplace. The more I saw the very different, yet in some ways, very similar people that waited at bus stops, the more my interest in stops grew, and as a result I started observing the people and stops, and photographing them. With the Güvenpark explosion in Ankara, stops became an internalized theme for me. I think that stops are an important dynamic of cities, and in this day and age, they are the point of intersection of so many people.

 

Biography: Burak Ciritci was born in Ankara in 1984. He graduated from Başkent University Tourism Vocational  Higher Education and Anadolu University School of Business Administration. He got interested in photography in 2010, and his interest intensified and grew since he joined AFSAD (Ankara Photography Artists Association) in 2013. After completing the basics training, he participated in workshops and his work was displayed in group exhibits. He actively continues his photography work as part of the Ankara collective bordophotos, of which he is also one of the founders.