Impact of a photo project

I read this article some time ago. I Almost forgot to post it and share it with you, which would have been a shame as this is interesting reading…

The New York Times : A Patchwork Land Confronts a Lie of Whole Cloth

“Attila Durak, a New-York-trained photographer born in Turkey, compiled the book, traveling around Turkey for seven consecutive summers, living with families and taking their portraits.

His intent was to show that Turkey is a constantly changing kaleidoscope of different cultures, not a hard piece of marble monoculture as the Turkish state says, and that acknowledging those differences is an important step toward a healthier society”.