Inspired by the numerous, and unique faces though the departure hall in Ataturk airportdaily, and the seemingly endless casscade of cultures on display from every corners of globe, a turkish photographer is collecting faces.
Mustafa, a part-time photographer from Istanbul has created “100 Faces 100 Countries ” a photography project which focuses on keeping a peice of those transient cultures in human portraits, through Turkey, for posterity.
” It is like a treasure for a photographer like me! This inspired me to combine my passion for photography with my work at the airport “
Mustafa Çankaya collects experiences as well as expressions. He not only seeks oddity in physical aesthetic, clothing, hairs, and carry-ons but also the story behind the travelers.
“100 face from 100 countries” started in 2018 and has do far featured 117 portraits from 77 different countries, and on track to reaching a 100 different countries.