Cihan Bektas

Cihan Bektas

Artist’s Statement

I would define myself as self-taught. When I was nine years old we moved to a big suburb. At age ten my father, who was not interested in art, gave me a manually operated Polaroid camera in order to photograph anything whatever I liked.

as I photographer, interested in how something rather ordinary can, in Read More...

Biography

Melbourne based photographer Cihan Bektas.
His work and style are influenced by many different aspects of historical art. He has pioneered the use of digital manipulation within his field. He has an unmistakable pictorial idiom, based on his humour, his playfulness and practically unlimited power of the ima Read More...

Influences
Bastian Woudt
Alex and Rebecca Norris Webb
Dustin Vaughn-Luma
Robert Clark
Robert Frank
Irving Penn
Awards

2020 Paris Photo-Off Instant 2020 Jury Selected

2020 Paris Photo Festival, Imagination.It Feature piece


2020 LensCulture Honorable Portfolio Selection


2019 Chromatics Awards- Fine Art Honorable Choice


2019 Sunstudios / Canon Winner Prize ( Year of the Photographer)

2018 TedsCamera Winner Read More...

Exhibitions

2020 Paris Photo-Off Instant 2020

2020 Paris Photo Festival, Imagination.It

2020 Capture-Mag Australian Talent Interviews

2020 Londo Photo Fair Art

2020 LensCulture Honorable Portfolio Selection

2020 Head-On Foto Biennial Exhibition ( Announced )

2019 Chromatics Awards- Fine Art Honorable Ch Read More...

Showing 1–10 of 11 artworks

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER - Photobook by Cihan Bektas, Desgin by Seyhan Camgoz

    7.48 x 8.66 ″

    On silk matt 150gr/m2 (cover) and silk matt 200gr/m2 (insert)

    $45.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #1 - Print with foam backing ready to hang (Limited edition of 5)

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #10 - Print with foam backing ready to hang

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #2 - Print with foam backing ready to hang (Limited edition of 5)

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #3 - Print with foam backing ready to hang (Limited edition of 5)

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #4 - Print with foam backing ready to hang (Limited edition of 5)

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #5 - Print with foam backing ready to hang (Limited edition of 5)

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #6 - Print with foam backing ready to hang

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #7 - Print with foam backing ready to hang (Limited edition of 5)

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00

  • Cihan Bektas

    HER #8 - Print with foam backing ready to hang

    28.499 x 25.1 ″

    Polaroid 600 B&W Expired Film / Impossible I-1

    $400.00