Entry Title: "Watching Kobane"
Name: Arzu Aybat Yasar , Turkey
Category and Expertise: Photo Essay and Feature Story|War/Conflict, Non-Professional


Entry Description: While the war between ISIS and Kobane continues, many Kurdish people had left their town and passed the border, because of unsafe conditions. However, some family members and also destroyed houses in Kobane are ceasing to exist day by day in front of them. The refugees watch their town's fall every day at the border.

About the Artist:

I am a documentary photographer, who tells stories about different people. Camera is an instrument for me to enter other's lives. First, I do understand the place, people, case that I come in, and wait till I disappear as a photographer with my camera. And then everything goes on its way. Photography is nothing more than a way of understanding, and telling how I understand.