Ahmet Polat (Roosendaal, 1978) is a Dutch-Turkish photographer living in Istanbul. Polat has studied at the St. Joost Academy in Breda.Ahmet Polat, recipient of ICP’s, International Center of Photography, “Young Photographer” award, is a photographer whose work questions preconceived notions. His upbringing was the fusion of West and East. Born of a Dutch mother and Turkish father, he integrates both cultures. In the past 5 years he worked on commissions for cultural institutes and commercial companies, like the Istanbul Modern and MAVI jeans. Outside of Turkey his work is exhibited in France, Vienna, Germany, Malaysia, Holland and Belgium as well as published in French and Turkish Vogue, Paris Match, Marie Claire, Quest and Vice magazine. His latest work called "Kemal's Dream" is exhibited at FOAM museum in Amsterdam. In 2006, Ahmet Polat won the ICP Young Photographer Infinity Award.