Mustafa Seven, born in 1974 in Sivas started his photojournalist career at Sabah Gazetesi Dergi Grubu in 1995 and maintained his career respectively at Hürriyet Dergi Grubu, Gazete Pazar, Milliyet and finally at Akşam Gazetesi where he undertook the duty of photography editor. After, Seven has changed his route to street photography which he defines as “bearing witness to life”.
Mustafa Seven, whose photographs were awarded multiple times in national and international competitions, has joined various mutual exhibitions and festivals; in 2013, he opened a solo exhibition titled “Tek”. Seven, who has presented his photographs in different channels until today, is mostly using Instagram as broadcasting tool in recent years. He is now among the most followed photographers in Turkey in this channel which he uses as a personal portfolio.
Mustafa Seven is also creating time for training activities; he is organizing workshops on street photography in universities and various education centers and he is also producing mutual projects.
Seven, who spends most of his time travelling by courtesy of his fans from all over the world, is independently continuing to take photographs, to tell about the street, and to document the era which he is living in with his special projects both in Turkey and abroad.
2014, Istanbul, İnkılap Yayınları, Turkey
2014, Sokak Fotoğrafçılığı, İnkılap Yayınları, Turkey
2016, Tek Kişilik Şehir/City For One, Chesme, Iran
2013, TEK, Galeri Eksen Istanbul
2014, TEK, Bursa Photography Festival, Cemal Nadir Güler Sanat Galerisi
2015, Faces of The Earth ( Dünyanın Suretleri ), Congresium Ankara
2016, Faces of the Earth ( Dünyanın Suretleri ), Antalya Photography Festival
2016, Story of İstanbul, Tomtom Galeri
2016, Faces of The Earth ( Dünyanın Suretleri ) ArtLoft Fototrek Olympus Galeri, Istanbul
2017, Artriangle 3 Şehrin Hikayesi 42 Maslak Art Space Galeri, Istanbul