Nevzat Yildirim – After the Conflict

In 2013 and 2015 Turkish photographer Nevzat Yildirim was invited by a Turkish Human Rights Charity to travel to Yemen and Afghanistan respectively to document some of the charity’s work with orphaned children.

Nevzat Yildirim does not set out to add to the genre catalogue of general war photography documenting and reporting from specific conflict zones. His pictures address a wider concern that transcends any specific geo-political theatres of war. The poignant juxtaposition of children and wrecked, abandoned, tanks form a powerful J’Accuse – a visual protest reminding us that the lives of children are all too often accepted collateral damage of conflict.

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Albumen Gallery exhibitions are accompanied by a photobook featuring all images of the exhibition allowing the visitor to take the exhibition home. The limited-edition books are published in the Albumen Gallery Editions series.