Comfort Society Presents: Cengiz Yar

Sunday June 19th - 1 PM - Comfort Station in Logan Square, Chicago, IL

Comfort Station is proud to present photographer Cengiz Yar as part of our Comfort Society Lecture Series

Cengiz will be presenting a selection of his work from the Middle East and speaking about his experiences documenting the wars in Iraq and Syria and the ongoing refugee crisis. There will be a Q/A session after the presentation and a limited number of prints for sale.

Cengiz is currently based between Logan Square and Iraq. He is an Ambassador for the Matador Network and a board member of the Frontline Freelancer Registry. He is a 2013 NPPA Short Grant Winner and was awarded ONA's inaugural 2015 James W. Foley award for conflict freelancers.

Comfort Society is a weekly lecture series held Sundays at 1 during the Logan Square Farmer's Market. Lecture topics range from the useful to the unexpected. Sponsored by Intelligentsia Coffee.

*post updated with photo from the event*

Photo by:  Hossein Fatemi

Photo by: Hossein Fatemi