Samet Durgun is a self-taught photographer. Born in Turkey, he survives and thrives in Berlin, the city that offers a peaceful and creative environment to kick off his visual stories. Durgun’s queer identity mixes the mysticism and western freedom in his works. Beauty is the one of his mainlines to make people feel the power of the women and LGBTQIA+ community, who are . He uses beauty - in its broadest sense - as the baseline for his works as the sharpest tool in the box.
Samet was bullied and had difficulty realizing and thriving in his queer power growing up. That authentically contributed in his aspiration to be actively engaged in underrepresented and historically excluded communities: Women & LGBTQTI+