Location: Golden Thread Gallery
Based in Istanbul, Elif Gulen has been photographing her home city with a mobile phone for the last 5 years. Elif will talk about how mobile photography has changed the photographic world, allowing artists to ‘revisit traditional modes of photography and image making with a newfound sense of artistry and creativity’. Elif is a member of Tiny Collective, ‘arguably a group of the most innovative and forward thinking photographic artists working today’ (http://tinycollective.com). She will discuss her personal work along with other photographers using the medium, illustrating the potential of mobile phone photography. She has produced several solo and joint projects and exhibitions with photographers around the world.