Bertan Selim

In 2014 he helped set up the Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP), a joint collaboration of the Prince Claus Fund, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture and Magnum Foundation. He regularly curates photo shows and lectures at different art academies throughout Europe. In 2022 Bertan curated the first solo show of World Press Photo winner, Mohamed Mahdy, in Egypt. And in 2023 he will be on the jury of the Larnaca Biennial.

Bertan is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts and a board member of Dokufest in Kosovo. In 2022 he joined Fotoevidence Board of Directors. In 2020 Bertan founded the VID Foundation for Photography to support emerging visual storytellers from the Balkans with grants and mentorships.

He currently works as Head of Development at the NDT in The Netherlands.