Istanbul Under Construction

Collection with 9 media items created by serracelikkan

Turkey 05 Apr 2016 00:00

A series of photos depicting Istanbul under construction

Turkey Istanbul Construction

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Istanbul Under Construction 01
Istanbul
By serracelikkan
02 Apr 2016

View from in between derelict buildings. Bomonti, Istanbul.

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Istanbul Under Construction 04
Istanbul
By serracelikkan
05 Apr 2016

Commonly used gesture to express frustration at the frequently congested traffic.

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Istanbul Under Construction 05
Istanbul
By serracelikkan
03 Apr 2016

A shot form Bomonti's bustling Flea Market. Bomonti, Istanbul.

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Istanbul Under Construction 06
Istanbul
By serracelikkan
02 Apr 2016

A wall tagged with the letters CCC (three crescents) - a symbol used by ultra nationalists, a graffiti of the nation's much-loved 80's psychedelic rocker Baris Manco known for his positive spirit and a striking woman dressed in leather coming out of her red Ferrari. Bomonti, Istanbul.

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Istanbul Under Construction 07
Istanbul
By serracelikkan
03 Apr 2016

The writing on the wall is aimed to convey the message 'Parking is Prohibited' but accidental the misuse of the language means it reads 'Park Prohibited', a gentle and inadvertent reference to the spark that fired the Gezi Park protests.

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Istanbul Under Construction 08
Istanbul
By serracelikkan
03 Apr 2016

Due to the mounting political tensions and concerns over security, many cruise-liners have cancelled their Istanbul leg. A new museum being built next to Istanbul Modern. Karakoy, Istanbul.

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Istanbul Under Construction 09
Istanbul
By serracelikkan
03 Apr 2016

Non-stop construction work in the city has led to grey to be the most prominent colour. Karakoy, Istanbul.