Suzan Pektaş is an İstanbul based photographer. She developed her passion for visual language during her college years and chose it as a profession. She explores various forms of expressions at the crossroad of visual art and documentary since 2015. Her current projects focus on identity of the individual in relationship to his or her environment, dealing mostly with women, urban transformation and immigration.


  • 2021-2022 Criticae Online Documentary Photography Masterclass, PhMuseum Online Education
  • 2019 Online Mentorship Class with Arianna Rinaldo, PhMuseum Online Education
  • 2018 Online Mentorship Class with Max Pinckers, PhMuseum Online Education
  • 2016-2017 Documentary Photography Education Program with Altan Bal, Istanbul, Turkey

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022 “Naomi”, Barın Han, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2022 “Karın Boşluğu / Body Cavity”, Bantmag Bina, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2021 “Dreams The Black Sea”, Leica Gallery Zingst", Germany
  • 2018 “Göç Sakinleri, Tarlabaşı”, IFSAK Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2017 “Göç Sakinleri, Tarlabaşı”, Albert Long Hall, Istanbul, Turkey

Group Exhibitions

  • 2023 “The Sea Holds Me, The World Snares Me”, Buyukdere35, 212 Photography Festival istanbul
  • 2021 “Normalin Hatırlanacak Nesi Var?”, Bant Mag Bina
  • 2020 “Dreams The Black Sea”, HeadOn Festival 2020, 107 Projects, Sydney
  • 2020 “Yolda/On The Road”, No:238 Gallery, İzmir, Turkey
  • 2019 “Dreams The Black Sea”, Miami Art Festival, Miami
  • 2019 “Women Street Photographers Group Exhibition”, El Barrio’s ArtSpace, New York, USA.
  • 2019 “MIFA Exhibition”, Moskow, Russia
  • 2018 “Women Street Photographers Group Exhibition”, El Barrio’s ArtSpace, New York, USA.
  • 2018 “The Print Swap Holiday Exhibition”, Root Studios Brooklyn, New York, USA.
  • 2017 “Ambient Landscapes”, Black Eye Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
  • 2016 “Belgesel Fotoğraf Günleri”, SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey.


  • 2021 “Dreams The Black Sea”, Published by EyeShot Publication, Italy
  • 2020 “Gravity Of You”, Published by MASA, Turkey

Online & Printed Magazines

  • 2021 “Normalin hatırlanacak nesi var?“, by Zeynep Güven Ünlü, Diken
  • 2021 “L’odysee de Naomi”, Courrier International (Printed & Online)
  • 2021 “Finding Beauty In The Ordinary” by Gulnara Samailova, NYTimes
  • 2021 “Exclusive Interview“, by Eda Yiğit, Art Unlimited
  • 2021 “Exclusive Interview“, ArtFul Living
  • 2021 “Exclusive Interview“, Gazete Duvar
  • 2020 “Dreams The Black Sea” portfolio, LFI Magazine 05.2020
  • 2019 “Dreams The Black Sea”, ClickMagazine Revista, April
  • 2019 “Interview”, RedMilk Magazine, January
  • 2019 “The Black Sea”, Leica Camera Blog, January
  • 2018 “One Photo-One Story from Black Sea series”, LFI Magazine, December
  • 2018 “The Independent Photographer Annual Book”, Berlin, Germany
  • 2018 “Black Paradise”, interCollective, October
  • 2018 “Human Landscapes From East Anatolia”, ClickMagazine Revista, May
  • 2018 “Exlusive Interview”, ArtPhotoFeature Magazine, April
  • 2018 “Interview”, NewsWeek Japan, April
  • 2017 “JOUR D’ÉTÉ À THESSALONIQUE”, 6Mois, February


More about Suzan Pektaş

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