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Uygar Özel 

Contributor at Zuma Press

Contributor at Getty Images 

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Lives in Izmir, Turkey

Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Visual Arts,

Hogeschool voor Beeldende Kunst 

Amsterdam, Netherlands 2004-2006

D.E.U. Faculty of Fine Arts,

D.E.U Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi

Izmir, Turkey 2004

Izmir Anatolian High School of Fine Arts,

Anadolu Güzel Sanatlar Lisesi

Izmir, Turkey 1995

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L'Association internationale des Arts Plastiques

IAA/AIAP / UNESCO, Paris

Fédération Internationale des Journalistes

Brussels

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>Exhibitions & Publishings & Milestones

2001 - Solo photography exhibition, Center of French Culture, Izmir, Turkey.

2001 - Lost Anatolian Leopard. Atlas geography magazine. Photographer. Istanbul, Turkey.

2001 - Gediz Deltası. Atlas geography magazine. Photographer. Istanbul, Turkey.

2004 - Polaroid.com. Visual collection of international Polaroid artists. U.S.A. 

2004 - 'Secret Face' Group art exhibition, Izmir, Turkey.

2005 - Vilem Flusser's 'Towards a Philosophy of Photography' Cover photo. Istanbul, Turkey.

2009 - 'Spontaneously, One in a Million' Project, Center of French Culture. Izmir, Turkey.

2009-2013 - Photographs of famous Turkish people (Ali Sabanci, Orhan Gencebay, Tugay Kerimoglu, Hakki Devrim, Aydin Boysan and more) for Vodafone company. Istanbul, Turkey.

2013 - Participation Festival Voies Off, photography festival, Arles, France.

2013 - Private photographer of President of Mexico and Tourism Minister. Izmir, Turkey.

2014 - Book cover image of author Marc de Bel's book named 'Yoro'. Belgium

2015 - BBC Turkish's documentary about Poet Ilhan Berk. Portrait photo. Istanbul, Turkey.

2016 - Football from the world. Author Pelle Mortensen's book. Denmark. 

2016 - Solo photography exhibition. 'Nassara Bonjour'. Izmir, Turkey.

2017 - Solo photography exhibition. 'From Burkina Faso to Japan'. Izmir, Turkey.

2018 - Solo photography exhibition. ' Everywhere & Everything '. Izmir, Turkey.

2018 - Leica Photography International. Master Shots Gallery (online). Germany

2017-2019 - Bornova Kent Magazine. Photographer. Izmir, Turkey

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