Mustafa Çankaya is a Turkish photographer who works on the Atatürk Airport. In March 2018 he began a undertaking known as “100 Faces 100 Nations”, the place he takes photos of distinctive folks from all around the world.
“I see hundreds of various faces passing by on a regular basis, from each tradition and each a part of the world. It is sort of a treasure for a photographer like me!” says Mustafa. Practically on daily basis he walks across the transit part of the airport in search of the proper faces. “The person who I determine to shoot needs to be completely different in a roundabout way. It could possibly be the coiffure or the costume however a very powerful is the ambiance between me and the participant.”
“I like how this undertaking connects the world in a single place!” says the photographer. Take a look at his photos within the gallery beneath!
- 1 #1 Nicole From Ukraine
- 2 #2 Ibrahim Zethy From Rwanda
- 3 #three Freya From Scotland
- 4 #four Bash From Lebanon
- 5 #5 Jussi From Finland
- 6 #6 Shayma From Kuwait
- 7 #7 Frédéric From France
- 8 #eight Parl From Estonia
- 9 #9 Kavinthida From Thailand
- 10 #10 Katirina From Bulgaria
- 11 #11 Might From Lebanon
- 12 #12 Indrė From Lithuania
- 13 #13 Idris From Nigeria
- 14 #14 Jargal From Mongolia
- 15 #15 Christophe From Belgium
- 16 #16 Sara From Tanzania
- 17 #17 Gorana From Serbia
- 18 #18 Sara From Iran
- 19 #19 Sebastian From Poland
- 20 #20 Frankie J From England
- 21 #21 Lubna From Egypt
- 22 #22 Gerd From Denmark
- 23 #23 Miljana From Serbia
- 24 #24 Luna From Chile
- 25 #25 Ed From Kenya
- 26 #26 Paris From United States
- 27 #27 Jacob From Sweden
- 28 #28 Ilya From Russia
- 29 #29 Daria From Ukraine
- 30 #30 Anja From Slovenia
- 31 #31 Rahma From Tunisia
- 32 #32 Aldar From Russia
- 33 #33 Florencia From Argentina
- 34 #34 Martina From Austria
- 35 #35 Barkinado From Senegal
- 36 #36 Sadeem From Pakistan
- 37 #37 Boubakar From Niger
- 38 #38 Michele From Germany
- 39 #39 Sophie From France
- 40 #40 Mustapha From Morocco
- 41 #41 Simon Cheng From Taiwan
- 42 #42 Takeshi From Japan
- 43 #43 Philip Chang From South Korea
- 44 #44 Mr. Dheo From Portugal
#1 Nicole From Ukraine
Nicole is a tattoo artist from Odessa. She was beginning a tour in Europe for tattoo lovers.
#2 Ibrahim Zethy From Rwanda
That is what occurs should you meet a dancer from Rwanda on the airport. Due to Ibrahim Zethy!
#three Freya From Scotland
Freya research Human Sciences at College of Oxford. She was flying to Kenya for her research.
#four Bash From Lebanon
Bash arrived from the Burning Man competition, the mud remains to be on his footwear. He’s a percussion artist enjoying djembe drum.
#5 Jussi From Finland
Jussi owns a tattoo studio in Helsinki. We met earlier than his flight to Africa. He was going to have an extended journey to the center of the jungle.
#6 Shayma From Kuwait
Shayma was following the undertaking earlier than we met. She wrote me between her connecting flight to Greece. She research medication in Malta and in addition volunteers for refugees in Athens.
#7 Frédéric From France
Frédéric is a trainer in Nigeria. After 2 months summer time trip he was flying again to begin the brand new semester. By the way in which, the jacket is his personal design.
#eight Parl From Estonia
Parl is a heptathlete from Estonia. Hereby I’ve realized that “hepta” means seven in Greek. We’ve got met earlier than her flight Houston.
#9 Kavinthida From Thailand
Kavinthida had holidays in Denmark. She had a really lengthy layover.
#10 Katirina From Bulgaria
Katirina was on work & journey program at New Jersey along with her buddy. I met them on the way in which again to Bulgaria.
#11 Might From Lebanon
Might likes to journey. She volunteered at a refugee camp and was on the way in which to Egypt for work.
#12 Indrė From Lithuania
Indrė was heading to California to spend her summer time there.
#13 Idris From Nigeria
Idris is a vogue stylist from Nigeria. You possibly can rent him each in Nigeria and Kenya! He travels rather a lot and we met simply earlier than his flight to New York.
#14 Jargal From Mongolia
I’ve met Jargal earlier than her flight to Ulaanbaatar. She research in Frankfurt, Germany.
#15 Christophe From Belgium
His T-shirt rocks! It even made me ask Christophe to hitch the undertaking.
#16 Sara From Tanzania
Sara was in Barcelona for holidays. I actually love the pure look on this image.
#17 Gorana From Serbia
Gorana was having a fast drink earlier than her flight to Belgrade.
#18 Sara From Iran
Pleased to have Sara within the undertaking! She research dentistry and design in Moscow.
#19 Sebastian From Poland
Sebastian’s final journey was the journey to the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan. He climbed to the Peak Korzhenevskaya which is 7105 m excessive and it took him eight days. He was there on the similar time (13th August) when the helicopter crash occurred and three Russian climbers and two Tajik pilots died within the accident.
#20 Frankie J From England
Frankie J is without doubt one of the finest home dancers on the planet. We’ve got met earlier than at Istanbul Road Dance Carnival. He was the choose for Home Dance contest and I used to be a photographer there.
#21 Lubna From Egypt
Lubna is a psytrance Dj from Egypt. She lives in Sharm el Sheikh.
#22 Gerd From Denmark
Gerd denied my provide to take part in my undertaking at first. However, she had sufficient time to consider it when she was in Niger! When she got here again, she defined that she appreciated the way in which this undertaking connects folks from all around the world. We met once more on her method again to Denmark and had sufficient time for a photoshoot and a dialog.
#23 Miljana From Serbia
Miljana is a tattoo artist. She was having holidays along with her boyfriend.
#24 Luna From Chile
Luna had holidays along with her pals in Kenya. She lives in Germany.
#25 Ed From Kenya
Ed has each British & Kenya nationalities. He was ready for his flight to Nairobi nation.
#26 Paris From United States
Her full title is Paris London. What a lovely title! She had pretty holidays in Greece and was heading dwelling.
#27 Jacob From Sweden
Jacob is a medical scholar from Sweden. He was on the way in which to Sudan with a bunch of worldwide college students.
#28 Ilya From Russia
Ilya Varlamov is without doubt one of the most well-known bloggers & reporters from Russia. He was making ready a video for his YouTube channel after we met. Due to Ilya, many of the undertaking followers are from Russia.
#29 Daria From Ukraine
Daria had a flight to China for the following mannequin capturing.
#30 Anja From Slovenia
Anja is the third face from Slovenia and as you see Slovenians journey rather a lot! I’ll most likely meet half of the nation till the top of the undertaking.
#31 Rahma From Tunisia
Rahma is a sports activities trainer. She was on the way in which to Romania.
#32 Aldar From Russia
Aldar grew up in United Kingdom and nonetheless lives in London.
#33 Florencia From Argentina
Florencia is a forensic anthropologist. She works for the Purple Cross and her final vacation spot was Georgia.
#34 Martina From Austria
Thanks for spreading love Martina!
#35 Barkinado From Senegal
Barkinado is a Senegalese painter and he has an upcoming exhibition at France La Motte-Servolex.
#36 Sadeem From Pakistan
Sadeem research World Growth within the College of Copenhagen. He likes to play his guitar as a passion.
#37 Boubakar From Niger
Boubakar is the chief of the pilgrim group. I met him on his method again to Hajj.
#38 Michele From Germany
Michele had a vacation in Phuket and was heading again to Berlin.
#39 Sophie From France
Sophie performs her guitar as a passion. Once I met her, she was ready for her flight to Lebanon. She has chosen a superb vacation spot to study Arabic!
#40 Mustapha From Morocco
Mustapha is a member of the band known as Daraa Tribes. Their music is a fusion of the ancestral tribal music of the Draa Valley with the Sahara blues particular to the town of Tagounite (an oasis within the coronary heart of the Moroccan dessert)
#41 Simon Cheng From Taiwan
Photographer Simon Cheng was documenting the refugees in Slovenia. Once we met, he was heading to Northern Irak the place the refugees are coming from. Hope to fulfill him on his method again to listen to his story!
#42 Takeshi From Japan
Takeshi is an architect and dressmaker from Japan. He designed his costume which was impressed by the Arabic costume known as thawb.
#43 Philip Chang From South Korea
Chang along with his buddy arrived to Sweden. We met on their method again to Seoul.
#44 Mr. Dheo From Portugal
We met with Mr. Dheo after my undertaking was revealed on Portuguese newspaper. He was in Dubai and wrote me that he’ll transit through Istanbul. We made an appointment for the capturing session and had a wonderful end result.