Eyes on Main Street Inc

Çiğdem Üçüncü was born in Germany in 1986. Coming from an interdisciplinary arts background, she graduated from the University of Arts in Braunschweig in 2013, where she has been realizing various projects and exhibitions in the context of performing arts (intervention in public space), social documentary, and photography. She has been working as a performing arts teacher in schools and theaters in Berlin from 2013-2014. Üçüncü is currently living and working in Istanbul-Turkey as a documentary photographer and member of the photographers’ collective NarPhotos. Her work mainly focuses on personal stories of migration, women’s rights, ethnic minorities, and the impacts of urban transformation. She is also regularly instructing workshops on documentary photography as well as performing arts. (Photo shot in Istanbul, Turkey 2015. Photo sponsor: Charles Hoffman.)

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