212 Photography Istanbul is an annual series of international cultural and educational events that include exhibitions, workshops, interviews, panels, film screenings and portfolio reviews, as well as experience – based content.
The organization, which appeared as a part of an editorial collaboration with 212 Magazine, including photography and related disciplines, aims to bring together creative people from a wide range of disciplines, on a cultural platform related to photography.
212 Photography Istanbul, special for its 5th edition, is being held between 6-16 October, with the aim of offering a unique experience all over Istanbul, thanks to its unusual venues and its approach that highlights the spirit of the art of photography. Within the framework of this experience, it is aimed to bring together the leading names of the photography world and the cultural heritage of the city and to undertake various events by adopting a comprehensive perspective on photography.
It has met over 43,000 festival visitors in 14 venues over the past four years, is expanding to Istanbul in its fifth year and making the city a meeting point for both local and international visitors. In its fifth year, the festival aims to host approximately 50,000 visitors in nearly 15 venues, with a focus on a diverse target audience, the majority of whom are culture and art enthusiasts who are deeply engaged in the city experience.