Kerem UzelUzel was born in 1973 in Çorum, a province of Anatolia. He first studied Environmental Engineering at the Istanbul Technical University, before studying Photojournalism at the New England School of Photography, Massachusetts, USA. He has been working as a documentary photographer since 2000. His reportages have appeared in the likes of The Guardian, Stern, Der Spiegel, Financial Times, Le Figaro, Le Monde, Amnesty International, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Cicero. He is represented by the Laif Agency, and lives in Berlin and Istanbul.