Emel Karakozak


Woman is a being through which man feel connected to nature as woman is very similar to nature in birth-giving and life-blooming characteristics. That is why many languages use the term of “mother nature” while referring to nature. Since she is the bridge between life and man, and forgiving despite all. She is able to recreate herself and that is the source of her characteristics. Woman not only causes a miracle by giving birth, but also has the ability to reconstitute herself spiritually. And she fulfills this by putting herself into the center.
Emel Karakozak was born in Mut in 1974. Her adventure in photography started in high school. She has participated in many group exhibitions, received awards in various national and international competitions and was also a jury member in many photography competitions. Living in Adana, she is the first woman in Turkey who has EFIAP/b title. She also worked in the 2012 Art Bosphorus Contemporary Art Fair, the 2011 Contemporary Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, and the 2011 Art Bosphorus Contemporary Art Fair. She worked at Artgalerim Bebek Art Gallery as a photograph artist for 3 years, where she continues to work, along with being a photograph artists with the Lust Auf Kunst Art Gallery.
Visuality is her predominant side. She loves and uses the phrase “photo language” to describe her work. It does not contain letters, brushes and hammer blows but it has a scene and fiction in its own world. Neither nature nor people have an integrity and continuity formed by a continuous chain. Everything is aimed to understand the whole. Life and death which described at the same time in my bipolar photography is an example of my hybrid expression.

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