Tahir Ün

Photographer, video artist, curator, activist
      
Location: Turkey
Nationality: turkish
Biography: Tahir Ün was born in Turkey. He has been working periodically at Xinjiang (Uighur) Autonomous Region of China, Balkans, Caucasia and Turkey as a freelance photographer, videographer, curator and activist. Tahir Ün is an... read on
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The Wonderful Affair
Credits: tahir ün
Date of Work: 06/09/15 - 04/20/16
Updated: 01/01/19
Location: İzmir
Harika is a child whose Kurdish family was set refuge from Siirt to Manisa at the end of 1980’s.
With his own words, he is a transsexual feeling female spirit in his own body since early childhood. He lives in Izmir since 2000 and makes a living by prostutition.
Harika (literally translated as wonderful) poses with her self-confidence and courage for my multimedia project. It suggests the audience an unjudgemental stance for homophobia.

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Camel Wrestling

By Tahir Ün / Selçuk, İzmir — The traditional Camel Wrestling Festival takes place in Selcuk, the third Sunday of January since 1982. The..
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Watching Music (Clips)

By Tahir Ün — Polaroid works is captured from music clips for "Watching Music" book.
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Nomad Village

By Tahir Ün / Yörük Köyü — Aims of this project was to introduce the Yoruk Village of Safranbolu, Karabuk, Turkey. 13 km away from..
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Imagined Views

By Tahir Ün — “Imagined Views” was realized between 1986-1988 years with analogue photo technique..
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Nylon Refuges

By Tahir Ün / İzmir — A west Anatolia metropolitan İzmir has a population around 4 million and almost 3,500 years of recorded..
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Key Images

By Tahir Ün
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Xinjiang: Re-Construction

By Tahir Ün / Xinjiang
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ALS

By Tahir Ün
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Nuclear Ghost

By Tahir Ün / İnceburun, Sinop
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