Ufuk Erdal (b. 1978, Izmit)

He graduated from Kocaeli University, Maritime and Port Management Department in 1998. Received Photography and Video Technique training in 2003 and undertook professional photography. Took photos for travel blogs. Moved to Istanbul in 2014 and brought to photography activity to personal level. During this period, he took Basic and Advanced Photography trainings from Gül Yıldız and focused on vision practices. In the same period he took drawing lessons from Seval Minaz at Beşiktaş Art Center and graphic design lessons from Tuncer Özkan and Vahdettin Toker at Bilişim Education Center. He moved to Izmir in 2018 and provided Experimental Photography and Photography Philosophy trainings at Artlens Workshop. He studied History of Art and History of Philosophy at Tilki Art Studio. He founded Vagon People Art and Design Group with Yaprak Köksal on October 27, 2018 and still continues to produce photography, graphic and painting works under this roof.


  • "Adagio" Photo Exhibition
    (30 Sep-06 Oct 2019), Ayios Haralambos Church, Cesme, Turkey
  • "Adagio" Photo Exhibition
    (18-31 Oct 2019), Cetin Emec Art Gallery, Izmır, Turkey