Come today, 2nd April 2018, at 16h to Yunus Emre Enstitüsü – Turski kulturni centar Beograd, Dobracina 38, to hear a story about a young and promising festival, Istanbul Photobook Festival
Artist and Istanbul Photobook Festival Coordinator Volkan Kızıltunç will give a talk about the story of the photobook production in Turkey along with the establishment story of FUAM & Istanbul Photobook Festival.
Turkey’s first and only Photobook Festival which is organised by FUAM will be held at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Fındıklı Campus, MSGSU Tophane-I Amire Culture & Arts Center and many other art spaces in Istanbul for the third time between 04-06 May 2018.
FUAM, (Photography Practice and Research Centre) which is a non- profit photography organization within the oldest Fine Arts Academy in Turkey, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul. FUAM had launched the Photobook Project in 2015 aiming of supporting young photographers from Turkey for their production of Photobooks. As a part of the Photobook Project, FUAM had organized 6 workshops since now under the guidance of internationally recognized photobook experts. All the workshops were open to international applications and were completely free of charge. In one year after it has launched, 400 people from 20 different countries had applied to FUAM Photobook Workshops in Istanbul and FUAM supported the production of 70 photobook dummies, as well as the printing processes of the first 40 books as limited edition artists’ books in editions of 20 each.