Welcome to Amed/Diyarbakir. View from the old city wall.
The modern bridge in Hasankeyf
Fishing under the old bridge of Hasankyef in Kurdistan
Hasankeyf may disappear in a close future. Indeed, the governement plan to build a hydroelectric power station, the water will rise up to 30m higher as it is now
Children in Hasankyef/Kurdistan
Children playing in Xelfet.
Working in the olives‘ tree field
Working in an olive’s feld
Mother and proud son in Derîk
Daily work with family in fromt of the village-oven.
The main „cafe“ in the city center. It’s a social hub where everyone meet but the women. In the coutry-side, man/woman are more or less separated in the street. However, things are changing in the right direction – Agfa APX 100.
One praying using a „Tesbih“ (prayer beads).
Playing cards in a small kurdish city- Agfa APX 100
Keeping track of the scores – Agfa APX 100
Enjoy tee and sun in an kurdish town- Kodak Tri-X 400
The cafe waiter is working al,ost every day at the „cafe“ in the city center.
Slow time on the main place of Derik. Peace before storm. A few days after this shoot the turkish military started an „safety operation“ .
Kid selling vegetables in the town center.
Street snack in the evening in Derik.
Inside a small office in kurdish part of Turkey. Everyone must have a portrait of Ataturk to avaoid any problem with the police.
Mosque. One feel people are religious, but most not extremist and pretty tolerant.
Enjoying tee in the street o a little town in the kurdish part of Turkey.
shooes shop with tee and certificate
From the shop, view on the main place.
Small path inside the old Martin
Place in Ahmed/Kurdistan
Entrance to the Ulu Camii in Amed/Diyarbakir.
„shooping Mall“, Hasan Paşa hanı, in the center of Amed/Diyarbakir
A young kurd in Amed/Diyarbakir wearing a nice „long“ trouser.
„Bazar“ in Mardin
Market in Mardin
View on the new part of Aed/Diyarbakir. Many people left the village desvasted by the civil war. so the city of Amed grown up to about 800 000 in 2008 from 250 000 in the 80′.
Playing Dama games in Amed/Diyarbakir
thinking about the next moves, playing Dama in Amed/Diyarbakir.
Playing Dama in Amed/Diyarbakir
Playing and trinking tee – Amed/Diyarbakir, 2015 – Kodak Tri-X 400
Kurdish newspaper in Amed/Diyarebakir: Daily live, is also daily news, now in kurdish language, about the „safety operation“ from the turkish security forces.
Teehouse inside the city wall of Amed/Diyarbakir
Women in the old city of Amed/Diyarbakir. In the 80’m they explained they hided themwelf to listen to kurdish music