The East – Part 5: Children

In the East of Turkey, maybe more than anywhere else, children are spontaneous, outgoing, energetic, curious and happy to meet strangers. It’s a warm welcome that’s overwhelming, lots of fun, and always memorable. I prize these moments where I find

The East – Part 5: Children

In the East of Turkey, maybe more than anywhere else, children are spontaneous, outgoing, energetic, curious and happy to meet strangers. It’s a warm welcome that’s overwhelming, lots of fun, and always memorable. I prize these moments where I find

The East – Part 4: Mardin & Diyarbakır

The old city of Mardin is perched on a hill that overlooks the south towards the Syrian border. A commanding view that followed us as we roamed through the streets, up until very late at night, when we settled at

The East – Part 4: Mardin & Diyarbakır

The old city of Mardin is perched on a hill that overlooks the south towards the Syrian border. A commanding view that followed us as we roamed through the streets, up until very late at night, when we settled at

The East – Part 3: Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf is going to disappear. Flooded by a massive hydroelectric dam project. Pure madness. The village is not only lavish with architectural marvels but is also the home of many. After going along a pleasant tourist route, a friend and

The East – Part 3: Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf is going to disappear. Flooded by a massive hydroelectric dam project. Pure madness. The village is not only lavish with architectural marvels but is also the home of many. After going along a pleasant tourist route, a friend and

The East – Part 2: No name bar

In Siirt, we found a place to escape the dismal Gapgenç festival, hang around, and get to know the other volunteers. The place sprung out of nowhere. No name bar. A few of us thirsty souls came across an “Efes”

The East – Part 2: No name bar

In Siirt, we found a place to escape the dismal Gapgenç festival, hang around, and get to know the other volunteers. The place sprung out of nowhere. No name bar. A few of us thirsty souls came across an “Efes”

The East – Part 1: Siirt

The Gapgenç festival held 4 to 7 May brought us to the singular, sympathetic city of Siirt. Whereas the festival was disappointing, the city was enthralling. A small city by the likes of Turkey, Siirt is a welcoming place. In

The East – Part 1: Siirt

The Gapgenç festival held 4 to 7 May brought us to the singular, sympathetic city of Siirt. Whereas the festival was disappointing, the city was enthralling. A small city by the likes of Turkey, Siirt is a welcoming place. In

1 Mayıs

Bir Mayıs, the 1st of May. A journey through a chock-a-block full Taksim square on this international day for workers’ rights. Uplifting moments with an effervescent and dignified crowd in a loud, colourful and peaceful celebration of the people. On

1 Mayıs

Bir Mayıs, the 1st of May. A journey through a chock-a-block full Taksim square on this international day for workers’ rights. Uplifting moments with an effervescent and dignified crowd in a loud, colourful and peaceful celebration of the people. On

Vanité by A.D.T.

Contemporary dance at the Institut Français, Istanbul, featuring a French-speaking friend from TOG.

Vanité by A.D.T.

Contemporary dance at the Institut Français, Istanbul, featuring a French-speaking friend from TOG.