In my practice, I focus on the social and personal facets of society in the context of repressed identities and orientalist – occidentalist narratives. I often depict matters with personal poetics and humour, which dedramatizes the issues I tackle and render them more accessible through the genuine dialogue it creates. I see my works as poetic filaments, applied to the gaps in the issues I deal with. 


b. 1992 Ankara, Turkey

2019 – 2021 MFA, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich / Switzerland

2016 – 2019 BFA, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå / Sweden

2018 – Exchange semester at Marmara University Faculty of Fine Art, Istanbul / Turkey

2018 – Exchange semester at Royal Academy of Art The Hague / Netherlands

2010 – 2012 Painting, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir / Turkey


Exhibitions

2020 – “Contemporary Poetry” at Al Vista, Zurich / Switzerland


Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 – True Grid at Unanimous Consent, Zurich / Switzerland

2020 – Jungkunst, Winterthur / Switzerland

2020 – Welcome to Me, Bite Online

2019 – Darağaç IV , Izmir/ Turkey

2019 – “Sleeping with Ghosts” at Västerbottens Museum, Umeå / Sweden

2019 – “Curriculum Vitae” at Sub, Çanakkale / Turkey

2019 – “Positive Space” at Operation Room, Istanbul / Turkey

2018 – “Vanishing Mediator” at Müze Evliyagil, Ankara / Turkey

2018 – Darağaç III , Izmir/ Turkey

2018 – “Mia” at Locatie Z, The Hague / Netherlands

2018 – Ground Festival, The Hague / Netherlands

2018 – “If I Stay There Will Be Double” at Museum Anna Nordlander, Skellefteå / Sweden

2017 – “Gore Text” at Galleriet, Umeå / Sweden

2017 – “Post Perfect/Paused Perfect” at Gamla Verket & Utopia, Umeå / Sweden

2017 – Mamut Art Project 2017, KüçükÇiftlik Park, Istanbul / Turkey

2017 – Chiang Mai Photo Festival, Chiang Mai / Thailand


Publications

2020 – 06.2020-14-Magazine

2020Problem gelöst? Geschichte(n) eines Virus / CH

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