Nadir Bucan defines himself as both an academician and a documentary photographer. He started to take pictures with an analog camera in 1999 when digital photography had not declared its dominance yet. He used roll films until 2009 and he participated in every stage of photography from chemical bath to printing.
His works were exhibited in major cities of the world such as New York, Paris, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Beijing and published in national and international magazines such as İz, Kwerfeldein, Tutti Fotografi, İgnant, Les Others, La Fotografia, My Modern Met, and LensCulture. He was recently invited to La Quatriéme Image International Photography Festival to exhibit his last work “Under the Shadow of the Sun” in Paris and selected as a winner at Barcelona International Photography Awards BIPA 2018.
He is also interested in the theoretical aspect of photography. So, he took his doctoral degree in 2018 with his thesis work title “Changing Boundaries of Documentary Photography: Post Documentary Photography.” At the same time, he has academic articles published with the titles “Walter Benjamin and Documentary Photography” and “The Sociologist with a Camera: Sebastião Salgado.” Bucan lives in Turkey and teaches photography classes at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Van Yuzuncu Yil University.
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