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Based between Chicago and Iraq, Cengiz is a documentary photographer and freelance photojournalist. His photography focuses on human conflicts, both violent and peaceful, and aims to encourage understanding by fostering interest and making the abstraction of distant human suffering more tangible and familiar. He has an extensive travel background, and has lived with and immersed himself in dozens of cultures around the world.
Cengiz is an Ambassador for the Matador Network, a board member of the Frontline Freelancer Registry, and RISC certified.
His work has been used in Foreign Policy, Roads & Kingdoms, Vice, Makeshift, and Mashable among others.
He has been featured for his work in a variety of places including BURN Diary, Le Journal De La Photographie, PetaPixel, and Photoville 2014.
He is a 2013 NPPA Short Grant Winner and his project Syria's Children was nominated for the 2014 UNICEF Photo of the Year.
2015 - ONA's inaugural 2015 James W. Foley Award
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