Esra Gí¼ltekin

Documentary Photographer / Based in Berlin

Esra Gültekin is a Kurdish documentary photographer and journalist from Turkey. She had been working as a photojournalist previously based in Diyarbakır, the largest Kurdish city in eastern Turkey, for JINHA in 2013, the all-women... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Politics, Documentary, Art, Assignments, Human Rights, Storyteller
Skills: Research, Exhibition Design, Photojournalism, Film Photography
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Available in Berlin
Focused on Photographer, Photojournalist, Politics, Documentary, Art, Assignments, Human Rights, Storyteller
Skilled at Research, Exhibition Design, Photojournalism, Film Photography
Coverage Regions: Europe Middle East
Languages Spoken: Turkish, English, Kurdish
Esra Gültekin is a Kurdish documentary photographer and journalist from Turkey. She had been working as a photojournalist previously based in Diyarbakır, the largest Kurdish city in eastern Turkey, for JINHA in 2013, the all-women news agency before it was shut down by the Turkish authorities.

In 2017, she graduated with a master's degree in Cultural Studies from Istanbul Bilgi University, having written her thesis on the sexual harassment of women in digital media. Her photography has been published in international media outlets including Welt, Taz, Euronews, and various other publications. In 2017, she was targeted by the pro-government media and had to leave Turkey.

Currently, she lives in Germany, where she continues to build her life, actively pursue her photography projects and writing.