Photographs

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Sevil Alkan
Sevil Alkan was born in 1979. She studied Architecture in Middle East Technical University and completed her master degree in Bauhaus University- Urban Studies. She started photography in 2013 by using mobile device and she continues her works in street and documentary photography. She is the co-founder of H-art collective. She is a member of belgeseLab since 2015.

Project Edıtor

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Altan Bal
Born in 1977, İstanbul. Graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts Photography department with honor degree in 2003. In addition to exhibiting his documentary photography works in 4 personal, 2 collaborated exhibitions, he also created "Bekar Odalar", "Kağıt Toplayıcılar" and "Kamyoncular" projects. He is one of the Nikon Turkey Brand Ambassadors since 2015. He currently continues to his professional workshops and lectures at www.onlinefotografokulu.com that he co-founded. He also works at ITU as a professional photography and video editor.

Academıc Vıews

(In Alphabetical Order)

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Atilla Barutçu
After graduating from the Department of Sociology at METU, he received his MSc degree from Women Studies at Ankara University. Currently he studies for PhD in METU and Ankara University and works as a research assitant at Bülent Ecevit University.

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Figen Uzar Özdemir
graduated from the Department of Sociology at Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2004 and she received her M.Sc. degree in European Urban Studies from Bauhaus Universitaet-Weimar in 2006. She received her PhD in Sociology from METU in 2017 and she works as a research assistant in the Department of Sociology at Bülent Ecevit University. Her academic area of interest covers topics such as gender, religion and ritual, international migration and urban sociology.

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Öznur Öncül
received her B.S degree in Psychology at Middle East Technical University and she continued her graduate education in Clinical Psychology at Middle East Technical University. She is currently working as a faculty member at Bulent Ecevit University Department of Psychology.

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Pınar Johnson
She was born in 1982 in Ankara. Received her bachelors degree in Sociology from Middle East Technical University and masters degree in Advertising from University of Texas. Between 2007 and 2016, she worked in advertising campaigns for both local and international clients such as Turkcell, Turkish Airlines, Finansbank, Nike, Milupa and Lipton. In 2016, she took a break from advertising and started working as a teacher.

Specıal Thanks

My Mom, being the inspiration behind this project,
The housewives taking part of this project; Aslı, Barbara, Çiğdem, Döndü, Elif, Gül, İlknur, Lara, Mercan, Melek, Nimet, Pamuk, Sibel,
Project editor Altan Bal and belgeseLAB members,
Murat Baykara,
For their academic views and academic papers; Atilla Barutçu, Figen Uzar, Öznur Öncül and Pınar Johnson,
For their support and contribution; Erim Alkan, Barbara Karyo, Ece Daban, Tuba Döner, Özgür Akbaba, Gözde Hatunoğlu, Aylin Gönenç, Nurcan Dağcı, Sena Merter and Dinçer Ökmen.