9th International Güler Ertan Photography Contest

9th International Güler Ertan Photography Contest

The photography contest within the international festival that Buyukcekmece Municipality of Turkish Republic organizes every year has been dedicated to Turkey’s first women photography professor Guler Ertan on its 9th year and the following years. Buyukcekmece Municipality of Turkish Republic has announced the goal of this contest, calendar of which is attached, as below:

The photography contest within the international festival that Buyukcekmece Municipality of Turkish Republic organizes every year has been dedicated to Turkey’s first women photography professor Guler Ertan on its 9th year and the following years.

Woman of firsts, Prof. Guler Ertan

She has graduated from the Graphic Arts Department of School of Applied Fine Arts in 1962–1963. She was awarded a scholarship granted by the Austrian government in 1968-1969 academic year and continued her education at Höhere Graphische Bundes -Lehr- Und Versuchsanstalt in Vienna. She wrote her book called “Contemporary Art of Photography” in 1977 and submitted a paper in 1990 to the international symposium organised by Poland Poznan Academy as “the first photography teacher from Turkey”.  She has advised many post graduate and proficiency in art thesis and projects. She still continues consulting students as a lecturer at the Communication Faculty of  T.C. Istanbul Arel University.

Tolga ÖZTÜRK