Born 1978 in Gaziantep, Turkey, Serkan Taycan studied engineering at Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul. After graduating, in 2004, he went on to complete a master-class on documentary photography in Nordens Fotoskola, Sweden. His work “Homeland” exhibitied severel places includung Thessaloniki Photo Biennale, Vendome Photography Festival, SCOOP Festival, Niort International photography meeting and awarded as one the Top 50 portfolios in Critical Mass 2009