Quilt Maker

Mehmet Aslan

Mehmet Aslan

Mehmet Aslan

Mehmet Aslan

He was born in Antakya, Hatay on September 19. He started his photography career in 2006. He is a member of Suretialem Photography and Cinema Art Association and Sille Art Palace. His photographs published in digital media and magazines. He has national and international awards. He had AFIAP (The International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP)) title in 2016. Whenever he finds time from his work, he tries to finish his photography projects. It aims to chase the light as its point of view. Usually takes photos on people.

Menderes Usta continues to keep the traditional cotton and wool quilting made by hand in Beykoz for 42 years. It produces quilts for Beykoz and its surroundings.

Today, traditional quilt making is in danger of extinction in the face of fabricated production. Master Menderes, one of the last masters of Beykoz, still does his job as enthusiastically as on the first day.

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