Faculty of Languages, History and Geography, Ankara University
About Tahir Ün
Tahir Ün was born in Turkey.
His photographs are accepted some collections as Polaroid, Istanbul Modern Museum, Ransom Center Photography, State Museum of Majdenek, Rhizome Artbase, etc.
Tahir Ün published three books are titled “Imagined Views/Moments of Revulsion” Photographs in 1990 and “The Poetic Introduction of Representation of the Hidden Photograph” Poems in 1995 and “Xinjiang : My Ancestral Land” photographs in 2012. Also, his articles about image theory are published in Turkish art magazines since 2000. His works have been displayed in numerous events including 274 one-man exhibitions.
He has been working periodically at Xinjiang (Uighur) Autonomous Region of China, Balkans, Azerbaijan and Turkey as a freelance photographer.
Tahir Ün is currently active also in new media arts and an instructor in the Communication Faculty of Yasar University at Izmir.