Ahmet Polat is a photographer and filmmaker whose work is connected to his habit of observation and directing. Motivated to capture the unexpected, the quality of his work has earned the deserved respect of serious critique.
Since graduating from the St Joost Academy in Holland, Ahmet has won several awards and grants like the ICP Infinity Award 2006, Laureate Photographer of the Dutch Nation 2015 and he has exhibited, lectured and published prolifically, ranking Bozarts in Brussels, the Istanbul Modern, Rijksmuseum, FOAM and Stedelijk Amsterdam, the NY Times, French and Turkish Vogue as some of prestiges places. Ahmet integrates his bi-cultural perspective in everything he does.
He is currently working on an on going theatre, film and exhibition called , The Myth of Men with theater maker Lucas de Man and Writer, actor Rashif El Kaoui. November 2018 his new work will be shown at the Dordrecht Museum.