Ahmet Polat is a photographer whose work is connected to his habit of observation and directing. Motivated to capture the unexpected, the quality of his work has earned the deserved respect of serious critique. Since graduating from the St Joost Academy in Holland, Ahmet has won several awards and grants like the ICP Infinity Award 2006, Laureate Photographer of the Nation 2015 and he has exhibited, lectured and published prolifically, ranking the Istanbul Modern, Rijksmuseum, FOAM and Stedelijk Amsterdam, the NY Times, French and Turkish Vogue as some of prestiges places. Born of a Dutch mother and Turkish father, Ahmet integrates both cultures in everything he does.
He is currently working on an theatre , film and exhibition called , TheMyth of Men which will be exhibited at the Istanbul Biennial 2017.