In Focus: Photography In Turkey After an Anxious Year

By David Schonauer   Thursday April 20, 2017

The last 12 months have seen Turkey navigate an accumulation of violent incidents and growing surveillance, all of which have made the environment for photographers more difficult. “In this country, which occasionally tops the New York–based Committee to Protect Journalists’s annual list of the world’s leading jailers of journalists, taking pictures is an increasingly political and dangerous act,” writes novelist and essayist Kaya Genç in Aperture’s Spring 2017 issue, excerpted now online.

Read the whole story at Aperture.


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