Turkish photographer receives Cedefop / Photomuseum Prize
Cedefop Director James Calleja
presented on Monday in Thessaloniki the Cedefop / Photomuseum Prize
to Turkish photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu for his project ‘Diary
of a village doctor’. Mr Calleja stressed ‘the truly international
character of the prize’ and added that the award is ‘not only a way
to support the art of photography but also to visualise vocational
education and training and to draw attention to the big issue of
today: how to bridge education and work’.
The 2012/13 winner
Aydin Cetinbostanoglu has been chosen by an international jury
consisting of Simon Edwards from the Maison Européenne de la
Photographie, Elina Heikka, Director of the Finnish Museum of
Trauscher, who manages the Impossible Project in Vienna, Vangelis
Ioakeimidis, Director of the Thessaloniki Photomuseum and Christian
Lettmayr, Deputy Director of Cedefop. ..................... and his
prize-winning work will be exhibited in Thessaloniki. The theme for
the competition was ‘Learning for life, working to grow’.
A winner of several awards in his career, Mr Cetinbostanoglu was born in Izmir, in 1954. He staged his first photo exhibition in 1973. He studied Political Sciences at Ankara University. He likes to share the happiness and sadness of human beings using his camera lens and to make friends while taking their pictures. He has made 22 personal exhibitions and has taken part in 20 group ones.
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