PHOTOGRAPHY BY EREN CEVIK

I was born in 1989 in Istanbul.I started my career in photography in 2005 by taking photos of Beyoglu. Since then, i have been taking streets photos, sceneries and portraits every single day

What’s the best thing about being an artist?

It feels good!

What were you interested in when you were a child and how did that lead you down the path to where you are now?

As a child, I read National Geographic magazines, and I started reading the lives of people there and in different geographies.This interest led me to visit and see more

Please tell us about the photograph? featured in your 1st image:

This is a photograph that completely reflects the perception of winter in my brain.Loneliness, the power of nature, Colors and Istanbul This photo is all a winter and Istanbul photo

What are some of the functional aspects and rational thinking behind decisions like the size, colors, materials, techniques and mediums?

I like to look at the winter and the season and its loneliness and My photos are the product of my mood.

What are your favorite tools, or equipment that you use to create your work, please be specific!

Fujifilm XT1

What are your favorite ways or places to find inspiration or unwind after a stressful day?

Listening to music makes me comfortable.

Often our greatest strength is also our greatest weakness, what is yours and how does does it affect your work?

My desire to add something artistic to this world is my greatest strength
I’m focused on too much individual work I’m not suitable for teamwork My biggest weakness.

Which part of the world do you live and what do you like about it?

I live in Istanbul Turkey I love Turkey’s climate and geography

What are your favorite colors at the current moment and what do they remind you of?

Blue Sea,Winter, Freedom remind me of many things

What do you think is one of the biggest challenges facing the world at the moment and what can we all do to help?

Global climate change Solution:We must get rid of our ambitions.

If you weren’t an artist what would you be doing instead?

I’d be studying architecture.

Why do you think art is important to you or the world?

We can’t just consume this world,we have to produce something visually,audibly, physically.With art we can change the world, transform it.

If you could time travel to visit any time when would it be and why?

I want to go to Siberia I wonder about the culture and how they live.

If you could invite 3 famous people from the past to a dinner party who would they be and why?

Andrei Tarkovsky,Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky,Can Yucel
Literature and cinema are the subjects I enjoy talking about the most.

If you went back in time and could give advice to your younger self what would it be?

More out on the street and See more

Are there any particular artists, people or paintings that have greatly influenced or inspired you in your life or work?

Dennis Stock’s 1955 photograph of James Deani in New York

Are prints available of your work, and if so where can they be viewed or purchased?

Yep.You can email me and get it via websites
erencevik02@gmail.com
www.saatchiart.com/erencevik

Where can people find out more about what you, purchase your work, and what’s the best way to get in touch?

You can reach me via my instagram website and e-mail
www.instagram.com/faydalialetcekic
erencevik.com
erencevik02@gmail.com

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