born in 1985, Istanbul.
studied Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design at Sabanci University.
had her MA from Goldsmiths, University of London.
pursuing her doctoral degree at Yıldız Technical University's Art Practice program.

currently, teaches photography and visual communication design
at Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, US.



solo exhibitions:

Carpe Noctem, Milli Reasurans Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.


Flow, Oktem&Aykut Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.


Spin, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

duo exhibitions:

absencexpresence, with Gurkan Mihci, Apartment Project, Berlin, Germany.

group exhibitions:

  • Light vs Dark, Gallery 263, Boston, US.

  • F, Hayy Open Space, Izmir, Turkey.

  • Join the Dots-Connect the Distances, Salone degli Incanti, Trieste, Italy.

  • Printed'18, Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • FUAM Photobook Collection, Galeria dell'Academia di Bella Arti Macerata, Macerata, Italy.

  • FUAM Limited Edition Photobooks Exhibition, Svetozar Markovic- Belgrade University Library, Belgrade, Serbia.

  • The Photobook Exhibition-Athens Photo Festival 2017, Group Exhibition, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.

  • A Reflected Assertion, Group Exhibition, Galeri Siyah Beyaz, Ankara, Turkey.

  • Blow Up-I Saw The Melon, Performative Group Exhibition, SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Imago Mundi -Mediterranean Routes, Group Exhibition, Zona Arti Contemporanee, Palermo, Italy.

  • Artist On Board/Greenpeace Turkey Rainbow Warrior Project, Group Exhibition, SUPA, Istanbul,Turkey.

  • CICA Contemporary Photography Exhibition Summer/Fall 2016, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, Korea.

  • (re)presenting exhibist, Mixer, Istanbul,Turkey.

  • Things that Count...Things That Don't, The Abrazo Interno Gallery, New York, USA.

  • Reunion, Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • non-place, Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Close Up, Bodrum Casa Dell’Arte Hotel of Arts&Leisure, Bodrum, Turkey.

  • Second Eye-Women Photographers from Turkey, Enka Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Character, Oktem&Aykut Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Second Eye-Women Photographers from Turkey, Sismanoglio Megaro, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Editions III, Elipsis Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Istanbul Modern-Bahrain, Bahrain National Museum, Bahrain.

  • Acting In The Library, 1st Tbilisi Triennial-Offside Effect, Tbilisi, Georgia.

  • Kat Malikleri Toplantısı, GaleriBU, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Galeri Siyah Beyaz Presents: Edisyon, Galeri Siyah Beyaz, Ankara, Turkey.

  • After Yesterday- From The Photography Collection of Istanbul Modern, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Neden aboneligimi kendi uzerime yaptırmalıyım?, Nuru Ziya Suites, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • …and other things to see, IMC5533, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Edisyon Presents: Newcomers III, Edisyon, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Edisyon Presents: Newcomers,Edisyon, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Young/Fresh/Different, CDA Projects, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • 7.UFAT Photography Days, Bursa, Turkey.

  • The Dig/Love Equinox, Late Night Happening, Passing Clouds, Hackney, London.

  • Collective 22, Goldsmiths MA Image and Communication Degree Show, Free Range,
    Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London. 

  • Hyperconfusion, Goldsmiths Students’ Union, New Cross, London.

  • Bacon Screen Project, Video Screening, Bacon Street Project, Shoreditch, London.

  • Asli Narin Photography Works Screening, Candid Arts Gallery, Angel, London.


Photography as Art, BM SUMA CAC, Karakoy, Istanbul.


Prejudice, Student Works Exhibition, FASS Art Gallery, Sabanci University, Istanbul.


Sabanci University Student Works, 16th Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul.

  • Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior, Artist on Board Project.

  • Gumusluk Academy, Artist Residency.

teaching experience:
  • basic design

  • basic photography/advanced photography

  • corporate identity design

  • photo+design/photobook design

  • portfolio design

  • video art/time based art

  • visual communication design studio/making meaning

conference presentations, panels:
  • “Moving Atelier”, ITU Photography Days, Studio X, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • “The Photobook As A Photo Novel”, CONTEMPHOTO '17 / IV. International Visual Culture    and Photography Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • “How to Prepare an Artist Portfolio”, with Serhat Cacekli, Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • “Photobok in University Education”, with Eren Sulamaci, Mimar Sinan University,  Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Exhibition Talk:Studies on Photobook, with Melis Bagatir and Eren Sulamaci, Mixer, Istanbul,Turkey.

  • Artist Talk, Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • "How To Read Photography", Soho House, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • “Talk: Photography and Edition”, with Orhan Cem Cetin, Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Artist Talk, ITUFK Fotograf Bulusmalari, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Artist Talk, Istanbul University, Turkey.

  • Panel: Acting In The Library, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Artist Talk, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Artist Talk, ITUFK Fotograf Buluşmaları, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Artist Talk wih Fatma Belkis and Ozgur Atlagan, UFAT Photography Days, Bursa, Turkey.

  • “Yeni Bir Sergi Ortamı Olarak Sanal Mekan ve Türkiye’de Yansımaları”, 6. Uluslararası Kültür Arastirmaları Sempozyumu, Istanbul , Türkiye.

  • “Self Portrait as A Way of Performance”, 2nd Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, Athens, Greece: Athens Institute for Education and Research.


Artist Talk with Murat Durusoy, Onlar Geliyor: YTUFOK Photography Days, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey.


Experiencing Found Footage Workshop for High School Students, SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey.


Multi-Layered Image Making Workshop for Basic Design Students, Kadir Has University,
Istanbul, Turkey.


YTUFOK Fkare Photography Days, Experiencing Found Footage Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey.


Kayitdisi 04: Anomi, Self Portrait Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey.

selected collections:
  • imago mundi-luciano benetton collection(IT)

  • istanbul museum of modern art(TR)

  • soho house art collection(UK)

  • and other private collections.