(..) By looking at the faces in "Face of Europe", it is possible to see the movement of time
which is independent from the mankind (...) The individual who created the "motion" is on
the verge of losing his own memory due to individualism (..) Yesilyurt's facial maps shape our
journey for meanings, and leads to direct readings through his critical references to the Age of
Enlightenment of Europe. Yet, he is not questioning, preferring to remain silent.
(...) Photograph, one of the most difficult disciplines of art, is created in the shortest unit of
time and without repetition. Taking into account this fact, Ali Haydar Yesilyurt deserves a huge applause. It shall not be easy to turn his lens, "the gun barrel" as identified by Roland
Barthes, to the faces of Europeans.