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Yavuz Erkan

Yavuz Erkan is an emerging artist whose photographic works explore the absurdity and unconventionality of quotidian life. He graduated from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University with a Bachelor of Photography in 2011, having previously completed a Bachelor of Science at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, in 2005. In the past 3 years, his work has featured in exhibitions throughout Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Group shows in 2012 include Fresh Cut, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; North by Northeast, Depot Gallery, Sydney; Queensland Festival of Photography Portrait Prize, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane; the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast; Test Pattern: New Art by New Queensland Artists, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane; Photo L.A., Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, California, USA and Flipside: Australian Photography, Project A7 (Sarah Lee Artworks and Projects), California, USA. Erkan has also been a finalist for several awards in the last three years, and was the winner of 2011 Youngblood Editions, Queensland Centre for Photography.

For more information, please visit his website.