Yusuf Sevinçli


Guest of the Planche(s) Contact Festival in 2018

Yusuf Sevinçli is a Turkish photographer born in 1980 in Zonguldak. Graduated from the Communication Department of the Marmara University in 2003, he attended on the following year a master class dedicated to documentary photography in Sweden. He built up his personal work through several series like Good Dog, Vichy and Oculus that joined several individual or collective exhibition in Turkey, in Europe and all over the world (Photography Month in Moscow, Photographic Biennale of Thessaloniki Biennale, Fotografia Europa Photographic Festival of Reggio Emilia in Italy, Fotografie Noorderlicht in the Netherlands, FotoFreo in Australia…). His singular approach led him to be included among the major figures of contemporary photography like William Klein, Daido Moriyama, Christer Strömholm, Anders Petersen, Antoine d’Agata or JH Engström, at the major exhibition titled Eyes Wild Open held at the Botanique of Brussels in 2018. He currently lives and works in Istanbul.