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Timurtaş Onan – Photographer and director

Born in Istanbul. He started his work in photography in 1980. Onan has been working as a professional photographer for 25 years , participated in numerous events and had solo and joint exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. He has over 40 national and international awards, including from Unesco and Unep, Participated as a jury member in national and international competitions. İnvited to symposiums and  events by many institutions and universities . He made documentary films on social issues and published books. He is known for his numerous projects on Istanbul. The works of the artist are in public and private collections in Turkey and abroad. He is currently working on photo workshops, curating several exhibitions and working on new photo projects.





Solo Exhibitions

2017 "Timeless" Galery Ark

2014 “Abandoned“ İstanbul Photographer’s gallery”

2014 “Paris” Bursa Fotofest

2014 “Beyoğlu Neoclassic” Atelierhaus im Anscharpark - Kiel / Germany

2014 “Abandoned“ İstanbul Merhart Galeri

2013 İstanbul “City of Light and Shadows”  Place Guillaume, Luxembourg

2010 “Beyoğlu Neoclassic” Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte 

2009 “Snow in beyoğlu” Beyoğlu Municipality Art Gallery

2009 “İstanbul Blues” Od'A Ouvroir'd Art Gallery

2007 “Nights on Beyoğlu” Brünsbüttel Stadt Gallery, Germany

2007 “Nights on Beyoğlu”  Athens Month of Photography - Artower Clio Gallery, Athens

2006 “Eternal Image” - Ankara Contemporary Art gallery

2006 “Eternal Image” - İfsak Exhibition Hall

2006 “Nights on Beyoğlu”  - French Cultural Center, İstanbul

2003 “Kaleiçi Satılık” İstanbul Fotoğraf Evi

2003 “Old City is for sale” Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Art

         Installation on the walls of Antalya’s old city.

1996  “Istanbul with its unchanging aspectsİstanbul Photography Days -State Fine Arts Gallery


Group and Joint Exhibitions

2017 Le Printems Des Artistes, Od'A Ouvroir'd Art Galeri

2014 “Crossroads” – Together with Stanko Abadzic -  Depo Gallery,İstanbul


2016 “Limited” Group exhibition together with Gallery’s artists - İstanbul Photographer’s gallery

2011 Joint exhibition with Horst Hamann “Mannheim looks Beyoğlu - Beyoğlu looks Mannheim“ - Mannheim Stadt Gallery.

2010 “Nekropolis” Joint exhibition with Tamer Serbay  Charlotenburgh Museum, Berlin - Germany

2009 “Light and Shadows on the Balkans” group exhibition with the participation of eight Balkan  photographers   Athens-belgrade - Bucharest- İstanbul

“Eternal Image” Joint exhibition with British sculptor David Cregeen -The Royal Geographical Society, Londra

2007 “Gypsy Fire” Joint exhibition with Yunus Emre Aydın - Depo Galeri  Ulis Fotofest

2006 “Triangle” Group exhibition with David Cregeen - Tamer Serbay - Selçuk University - Konya

2005 “Minus Plus Over” Joint exhibition  with Sadık Demiröz, FSK Ankara



Projection Shows

2014 “İstanbul “City of Light and Shadows”  ” Akbank Sanat

2014 “Beyoğlu Neoclassic” Akbank Sanat

2013 “Paris” istanbul Fotoğraf Evi

2007 “People of Taurus Mountains“ Royal Geographical Society

2006 “Dolapdere Timeless “ Focus on the life of Roma in Europe  Sofia - Bulgaria

2005 ”Atışma” Together with Sadık Demiröz i” 4. Cyprus Photography days

2001 “Outsiders” İstanbul Saydam Günleri



 2016 “Visions and Delusions” Cem Turgay &Tuncer Tunç,  İstanbul Photographer’s Gallery

2015 ”Lomographic Touches, İstanbul Photographer’s Gallery

2015 ”Stanko Abadzic’s “Selection” İstanbul Photographer’s Gallery and İstanbul Photography Museum

2006 “Parks and Open Spaces” 1. İfsak Biennal of Photography together with Sadık Demiröz

2005 “Coexistence” Together with Magda Michailidiou



Street Children - 2007

What’s happening in Tarlabaşı? - 2008

Hayali Tacettin Diker - 2009

Kramp - 2010

Historical Penninsula / reflections -2010

Remembering Gezi – 2014



Nights on Beyoglu - 2005

Turkish Photographer’s Library No: 30 - 2006

İstanbul Blues – 2009

Historical Penninsula / reflections -2010




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