Kerim Aytac was born in Istanbul, grew up in London where he is based, and went to a French school. He finds language interesting. He studied film for his degree and photography for his masters, both at Goldsmiths College. He has exhibited widely in both solo and group shows. He is a teacher of film and the head of arts at school for his day job.


Personal Information



1997 - 2002 Goldsmiths College (University of London)

BA Media and Communications (Cinematography and Film)
MA Image and Communications (Photography)


[S] Solo- / [G] Group-Exhibition

2015 'Abstract' Filter Photo Festival, Chicago [G]

2013 Ballarat International Foto Biennale [G]

2013 Editions III- Ellipsis Gallery, Istanbul [G]

Represented by Galerie Poller in New York and Frankfurt 2008-2012 (Gallery Closure)

2009 'Botanists of the Asphalt', C.A.M.P London [G]

2009 'Terrain' , The Lock-Up Shop-London [G]

2008 'tokyo hotel', Galerie Poller, Frankfurt a.M. [S]

2008 'tokyo hotel', Galerie Poller, New York [S]

2007 'Contemporary Istanbul',Celina Lunsford Photo-Art. Frankfurt [G]

2006 Selected from Photofolio Reviews for exhibition at Rencontres d' Arles

2006 Represented by Millennium Images

2002 Menier Gallery, London Bridge Goldsmiths MA show, London

2002 'Kamikaze' independent group show at
Century Gallery & Mafuji Gallery, London, UK [G]


Humble Arts Foundation
Der Greif
Positive Magazine
The Photobook


2018 Present: Vice-Principal Collingham College

2016-Present: Head of Creative Arts department at Collingham College London

2005-Present: Lecturer in Film Studies, Media Studies and Photography at Collingham College London.

2011-Present: Photography Correspondent for Artlyst

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