Cemil Batur Gökçeer

Turkey, Istanbul The Empire Project

Gökçeer, born in Ankara, in 1981, has participated in several programs and workshops such as Borderlines Project hosted by ISSP and Reflections Masterclass with a grant from Turkish Cultural Foundation. In 2012 he was selected to take part in Joop Swart Masterclass of World Press Photo. Batur is one of the founders of Torun, and independent art space in Ankara where he had his first solo show “Tangle” in 2012. Gökçeer, who was nominated for the Paul Huf Award of Amsterdam Photography Museum Foam in 2014, was also selected as one of the most important emerging photographs by the British Journal of Photography the same year.