Özge Sebzeci

Özge Sebzeci was selected for the 2021 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Sisters of Europe.’

Born next to the Bosphorus, Özge Sebzeci is a freelance photographer and reporter from Turkey. She studied international relations at Galatasaray University where she decided to approach major stories from a human rights perspective. She aims to explore underreported stories, focusing on gender and migration with an intimate approach. Her reporting and photography has revealed a seldom-seen Turkey and has recently caught the eye of the Magnum Foundation, which awarded her a fellowship. Her work has been published in National Geographic, The Huffington Post, News Deeply, Norwegian VG, Dutch NRC Handelsblad newspapers and Ms Magazine among others.