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Photo . Portrait of Pinar Selek . Part ll

February 2013 . Berlin
A few years ago I made a portrait of the turkish sociologist, feminist and author Pinar Selek on assignment for the german newspaper taz.

Pinar Selek is now living in France writing her doctoral thesis and she has just been sentenced for life by the Istanbul High Criminal Court. The charge is for "terrorism", in spite of her work, which is engaged on the rights of vulnerable communities in Turkey.

Now that she is generating a lot of public and media interest, my picture of her, once published on www.taz.de, is getting a lot of attention as well and has been copied in a lot of newspapers and blogs in Germany, France, Switzerland and of course in Turkey. Not always in the interest of Pinar Selek, the taz or myself. And seldom with permission...

See exemples of the different websites below.

Photo . Portrait of Pinar Selek . Part l

Montage of different websites, where my portrait of Pinar Selek has been copied.

Photo . Christmas Tree

December 2012 . Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all of you !

I took this picture last year in Basel, Switzerland
It is now my new postcard

Photo . On the Road

December 2012 . Two angels at Berlin alexander Platz

Photo . Diana Krall

November 2012 . Berlin

Diana Krall had a concert at Tempodrom in Berlin. I've made one single picture and immediately a security woman stood in front of me: "You'd better stop taking pictures or I'm gonna delete all your photos"... oh yes of course, it is asked so friendly!

Exhibition . Cadavre exquis

November 2012 . Vernissage of the exhibition
Cadavre Exquis
Journées ordinaires privé/public

13.11.2012 7pm
at Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk
Molkenmarkt 1, Berlin

Cadavre Exquis, also named Exquisite Corpse,
is a method invented by the surrealists which assemble words collectively.

ParisBerlin>Fotogroup organised it with a chain of photographs.

www.fotoparisberlin.blogspot.de

Photography of the Port of Hamburg

Photo . Francfort Bookfair

October 2012 . Arnold Schwarzenegger presented his autobiography on the Francfort Bookfair

Photo . Berlin Marathon

September 2012 . I was documenting the Berlin marathon for the taz

BOOK . Amélie Losier: Wenn die Stadt schläft

Work about the berliner nightworkers
Editions Lehmstedt Verlag, Leipzig
Hrsg Mathias Bertram

www.lehmstedt.de/losier.htm

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