Istanbul based photographer Irem Cakir was born and raised in Turkey. She developed an interest into photography for more than eleven years now.

Irem first studied philosophy and completed her degree with an essay about philosophy of photography. Thus, she developed her practice as a self taught photographer, outside of any academic photography school. She use it as a strength and tends to do the photography that she loves, escaping from any limit.

She chose to work only with analog camera, giving a dimension to the Memory. 35mm film camera also tends to give an exciting perspective on the process, from the awaited moment to discover what’s on the film.

Her passion for photography, reading and traveling which led her to become flight attendant. Through this job, Irem discover new countries, cultures and people to shoot on portraits.

Contact: ckr.irem@gmail.com
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