Özden Demir

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Özden Demir

Özden Demir is an artist and architect. Born in Istanbul, Demir graduated from the Deparment of Architecture at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and completed her graduate studies at the Architectural Design MA program at Bilgi University. She began making short films, documentary films, videos and installations in addition to her architectural work. Her first short film, Net17950, was screened at platforms including the 1st Istanbul Design Biennial and the ZKM-Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe; and took part in, and received various awards at festivals including the Akbank Short Film Festival, Australian International Experimental Film Festival, Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, Ankara International Film Festival and Bilsart. Focusing on readings of the city and memory in her works, Demir continues to teach a course titled “Art and Space, Fragments” at different universities. Demir’s first solo exhibition MUHAFAZA that deals with the subjects of space and memory opened at Adahan Istanbul / -1 Gallery between 5-23 June 2018. She also has a poetry book called “Dönem Ödevi [Term Paper]”.

Özden Demir es artista y arquitecta. Nacida en Estambul, Demir se graduó en el Departamento de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Bellas Artes Mimar Sinan y completó sus estudios de posgrado en el programa de maestría en Diseño Arquitectónico de la Universidad Bilgi. Comenzó a realizar cortometrajes, documentales, videos e instalaciones además de su obra arquitectónica. Su primer cortometraje, Net17950, se proyectó en plataformas como la 1ª Bienal de Diseño de Estambul y el ZKM-Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe; y participó y recibió varios premios en festivales como el Akbank Short Film Festival, el Australian International Experimental Film Festival, el Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, el Ankara International Film Festival y Bilsart. Centrándose en lecturas de la ciudad y la memoria en sus obras, Demir continúa impartiendo un curso titulado “Arte y Espacio, Fragmentos” en diferentes universidades. La primera exposición individual de Demir, MUHAFAZA, que trata sobre los temas del espacio y la memoria, se inauguró en la Adahan Istanbul / -1 Gallery entre el 5 y el 23 de junio de 2018. También tiene un libro de poesía llamado “Dönem Ödevi [Term Paper]”.

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