Where are you originally from? Istanbul, Turkey
Where do you live now? Manhattan
Where can we find you? www.artandseek.com!
How and when did you get involved in art? I have been taking photographs of my friends since I was about 9. I then took classes in middle school. My photography really started to develop when I did black and white photography in high school.
Your art is? Explores connections between desires and consciousness. Since the photographs I take are staged and not of “the moment”, they are meant to be a dismemberment of the real.
Your tools are? Kodak six-20, Canon 400d, Diana+, disposable cameras, Photoshop.
Your inspiration is? Lately I have been inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Also, www.awkwardfamilyphotos.com
Your favorite artist? Edward Gorey. Oh and Storm Thorgerson.
Your favorite piece by someone else? Bronzino’s Allegory with Venus and Cupid.
Your first important sale? My first sale on www.artandseek.com
Your other hobbies? Biking, dancing, hopping, pinching!