Filiz Taylan Yuzak

Blog Writer

Skills?
• Journalism: Feature writing, pitching, research, interviewing, proofreading, editing, transcription

• Technical: Advanced computer literacy (Windows, Internet and Microsoft Office programs), uploading articles and pictures on different CMSs, speed typing

• Languages: Translation, English (Fluent), French (Advanced), Turkish (Native)

• Miscellaneous: Capability of taking initiative, high performance while working independently and under pressure

Loves to write about...
• Journalism practices, life in London, films, cultural and artistic events, food and drink, lifestyle

Fluent in?
• English, Turkish and French

Portfolio

Review: E17 Large Ensemble at Kings Place
Jazz Concert Review: E17 Large Ensemble (Kings Place, 31 May 2014)
Chinese Tea Tasting in The Middle of London
My Chinese tea tasting experience in London
A Brainstorming Session with George Brock About the Future of Journalism
My impressions on a meeting with George Brock, Head of Journalism at City University and former journalist
Cine-files: Curzon Mayfair, London
My review about Curzon Mayfair cinemas
Jackson Katz: "Violence Against Women: It's A Men's Issue" (Translation)
Jackson Katz asks a very important question that gets at the root of why sexual abuse, rape and domestic abuse remain a problem: What's going on with men?
Lisa Bu: "How Books Can Open Your Mind?" (Translation)
Lisa Bu has built a career helping people find great stories to listen to. Now she tells her own story.
Olcay Saral - Anadolu Evolution
Turkish pianist Olcay Saral goes back to musical roots of Anatolia
123: “The cold bites you like the night; wake up now!”
Turkish indie band 123
Far East Revisited
A music project bringing together two ensembles from Amsterdam...
Ways by Şenol Küçükyıldırım
Lingering in the world of free jazz...
İlhan Erşahin: I Led Three Lives
A brand new pursuit of musical journey from renowned jazz saxophonist Erşahin
Kurtlar Vadisi'nin Panzehiri Yeşilçam Melodramları
Turkish melodramas: are they still valid in today's world? (post in Turkish)
Uzaktan ve Ücretsiz Ama Kaliteli Eğitim mi İstiyorsunuz? Coursera'ya Buyrun!
My detailed account of Coursera, free and online distance learning platform (post in Turkish)
Abdülhamid'den Yadigar İstanbul Fotoğrafları
İstanbul photographs from the Ottoman Palace archives (post in Turkish)
Geçmişe Davetlisiniz
A different type of collecting: circumcision feast photography (post in Turkish)
Çikolata kokulu kent, Brüksel…
My impressions from Brussels (post in Turkish)
"Fotoğrafını çektiren kişi özgürlüğün vaadine hala inanıyor demektir."
A review of "Portraits of Women under Captivity" exhibition by German photographer Eva Haule (post in Turkish)
"Elazığ-Viyana" Ekspresinde Bir Baba-Oğul...
Exploring Turkish immigrant workers' life in 1960s Vienna with photographs (post in Turkish)
George Brock'la Gazeteciliğin Geleceği Konulu Bir Beyin Fırtınası...
My impressions on a meeting with George Brock, Head of Journalism at City University and former journalist (post in Turkish)
Panayır Coşkusu
Interview with Turkish Jazz pianist Ayşe Tütüncü on her last album "Panayir" and gig at London Jazz Festival (post in Turkish)
Türkiye'den Destekçi Çıkmayınca Yardıma Yunanlılar ve Hollandalılar Koştu
Aerial photographer Alp Alper's first book is titled "Türkiye from 1.000 Feet" (post in Turkish)
Yaşamın Rengi ve Nabzı Olarak "Sokak Mutfağı"...
Street Food in İstanbul (post in Turkish)
Siyah Türklerin Tarihine Işık Tutan Adam
The gut-wrenching story of black Turkish people and their leader Mustafa Olpak (post in Turkish)
Sinemanın Unuttuğu ("Cinematic truth lies in the close-up")
Mark Cousins, Prospect Magazine, 2004, Translation The original article: http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/arts-and-books/5992-widescreen

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