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Gül Ilgaz

Born 1962, in Istanbul where she currently lives and works. She graduated from the “Istanbul Mimar Sinan University Fine Arts Faculty” in 1989. İn 2004 she attended “Banff Centre, Informal Architecture Residency Program” in Canada.

She participated at the “50th Venice Biennale” as one of the artists at the pavilion of Turkey in 2003. She regularly exhibits at solo and group exhibitions in Istanbul as well as abroad. Her works have been shown at prestigious international events such as, “Akademie der Künste Parizer Platz”, Berlin,”Triennale di Milano, “White Nights” in Paris. Her recent works are part of the permanent collection of Istanbul Modern. In her works; she often uses manipulated photographic images in order to create personal and social metaphors. Photography, video and installations form the key medium of her creations.