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Serra Duran

You are what you are

You probably encountered Giuseppe Palmisano’s well-curated Instagram account “@iosonopipo.” Italian artist doesn’t only take pictures but actually creates mise en scène in his photographs. The artist manipulates body as an object and conceives supremely theatrical language originating from his background in acting. Which discipline you think reflects you the most? I think theatre and dance…

Top 5 fashion read pick-up of 2017!

As 2017 draws to a close, we took a look at what this year has brought us in terms of fashion. Here are five timeless books on style, fashion and photography by five personalities that should definitely be in your library.     Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style Curated by Shantrelle P.…

Genuine: A Big Smile with Leyla Feray

A BIG SMILE IS ENOUGH WITH LEYLA FERAY Go on a dream journey with the beautiful cover star Leyla Feray for Based Istanbul December-January issue!   Videography: Fora Norman Fashion: Burak Sanuk Mua: Önder Tiryaki Hair: Yıldırım Bozuyuk…

Melting The Ice Ceiling

Alana Paterson is one of the photographers that we have been watching for a while. Vancouver based Paterson studied at Emily Carr University of Art and Design and then at The Lesley University of Boston where she focused on BFA in photography. As well as her work Paterson’s character is also pleasant and luminous. We can…

Madonna in a Fur Coat

Her şeyi, her şeyi, bilhassa ruhumu hiç bulunmayacak yerlere saklamak...     While fitting all kinds of feelings in a story, Sabahattin Ali was mirroring us. Maybe, put to sleep by stories with a happy ending, we were finally able to feel real, and found a common ground in this lonely life. Setting aside all…

RUSH

RUSH  Based Istanbul October Issue Videography Fora Norman Art Direction Serra Duran Styling Burak Sanuk Hair&Make-Up Önder Tiryaki…

Lines that Go Further than Words

Berk Karaoğlu describes his works based on his mood “I don’t know and cannot do the right word; you have to see them.” Looking at them, you can see that lines go further than words. “I’ve never been one of those people who are always drawing – either for improving myself or relaxing. I believe…

From One Creative to Another

FLORENCE TÉTIER in conversation with SERRA DURAN From directing to styling Florence Tétier shapes every process of creative production. She embodies her vision in very brilliant and captivating ways. As creative minds must feed themselves unceasingly, we asked to Florence Tétier, the Creative Director, Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder of Novembre Magazine, how she makes that possible.…

What are we looking for?

That one place where time slows down or even stops. Caspar Claasen, Amsterdam based photographer, in his Musea series captures detached museum visitors contemplating art (or not) and different moments of solitude with a nice sense of humor that just makes us smile. How do you construct your own photographic language? This series follows the…