Gökhan Tanrıöver is a Turkish-born photographic artist living in London. Following a brief medical career he dedicates his time to visual culture. Drawing on his training as a junior psychiatrist, his work consists of constructed imagery that focuses on personal and cultural identity informed by personal experience and memory.
After completing his BA (Hons) Photographic Art (2017) from the University of Westminster he has been shortlisted for the Peaches and Cream Photography Competition (2017) and selected as a finalist in the Royal Photographic Society International Photography Exhibition 160. His work has been included in 19 group exhibitions including Separation and Belonging, which he co-curated as part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s First Thursday tour in May 2016. In 2017 he was chosen to participate in the Travers Smith CSR Art Programme and has received their Emerging Talent award in 2018 for his series Confessionals.
Following his debut solo show at Argentea Gallery Birmingham in May 2018, he is pursuing his MA Photography at the Royal College of Art.