Rıza Erdeğirmenci

I was born in Istanbul. After graduating from Galatasaray High School, I moved to France to complete my undergraduate and PhD degrees in Economics. I worked as director in different companies and served as a board member at firms operating in various industries. I also acted as a lecturer in Rennes University and Istanbul University, my researches and articles were published in various magazines and newspapers.
 

Photography, which I had pursued for many years in parallel to my business career, became my sole profession in 2006. I am the co-founder of The International Festival of Photography “Fotoistanbul,” in which I currently serve as the Executive Director. I have had several personal exhibitions and participated in many group exhibitions. I also participate at photography festivals as parts of the juries, as speaker and pursue training activities.

 

My three photography books "Locanda", "Coincidences" and "Lost Neighborhood" have also been published.

Turnacıbaşı Cad. No:21 Beyoğlu Istanbul / Turkey 34433