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Kurdish, feminist, contemporary artist. She is a graduate of Dicle University School of Education where she completed her master’s in Painting. In her artistic work, she inquires into topics such as gender, body politics, justice, ecology, religion, power dynamics and the psychological effects of these topics. Her performance based work mostly focuses on the effects of lived experiences on memory, subconscious, dreams, as well as the relationship between space and body. Besides performance, she creates artwork in the painting, video installation fields. She has attended several group exhibitions in İran, Germany, Austria, Hong Kong, France, and Sweden. In 2021 her personal exhibition titled Outside of Regular Time in Depo took place simultaneously with Contrarian Art. The artist has stayed in the Diyarbakir Prison as a political prisoner between the years 2017 – 2020. She continues her life and work in İstanbul and Diyarbakır.

 

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ART AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

27 September 2021 - 2 October 2021

This program opens space for collective thinking of the topic of social justice in the current political climate in Turkey through art creation and art theory and questions social injustice through art creation. The workshop which will focus on topics of social injustice, gender, differences, political violence, the effect of human on societies on climate and the environment, inequalities, critical thinking in art, will offer examples from contemporary art, include seminars and discussions, as well as invite into the process of co-creation and collective thinking through the artistic creation workshop. 

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