Prof. Sabit Kalfagil
Marmara University, Fine Arts Faculty
GUEST OF HONOUR
He was born in 1934 in Elazığ. He graduated from Konya High School and İTÜ (İstanbul Technical University) Faculty of Architecture. He has worked for İstanbul Municipality as Director of Housing, Consultant and Deputy Chairman, until 1980.
He bagan to photography in 1960 as a hobby. While his formerly works were about documentation of architecture and archeological traces they are gradually changed to a mission witnessing Anatolian people nature and culture. He has travelled a lot in Anatolia. His photographs were exhibited in lots of national and international, solo and group exhibitions and were awarded at the contests. Lots of his photographs have been published in publications of Ministery of Tourism and Turkey posters. He attended to national and international symposiums and conferences. Presented articles. Was a member of Jury in lots of contests. He was one of the founding members of Fine Arts Academy Intstitute Of Photography in 1978.
© Sabit Kalfagil