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About: Hoş Geldiniz

Songül Karakoç (b. 1991, Istanbul) is a visual artist. She completed MA degree of Graphic Design at Yeditepe University in 2018, after graduating from both Mathematics-Computer Sciences and Graphic Design departments at Bahcesehir University. During the master years, she also attended a comtemporary illustration course which is held by “Illustrative Today: Independent Art and Culture Organization” and tutored by the artist Saeed Ensafi. Her artistic practice revolves around merging lens-based media and performance arts within the context of experimental scenarios based on human reactions in daily life. 

She has worked as a Graphic Designer in many different creative industries and has been working as an Art Director at Rafineri Advertising Agency since 2021, and at the same time she keeps creating artistic works as an independent artist in Istanbul.

Exhibitions

2024 Mamut Art Project, Yapı Kredi bomontiada

Istanbul, Turkey

Jury: Amira Akbıyıkoğlu Arzık, Burçak Bingöl, Jessica Cerasi, Haro Cümbüşyan, Adnan Yerebakan

2023 Dummy Book Group Exhibition, NOKS Art Space
Istanbul, Turkey

2022 Open Theme - International Group Exhibition, Millepiani

Curated by LoosenArt
Rome, Italy
2022 Elective Affinities, Ahmet Yeşil Art Gallery

Curators: Ezgi Bakçay, Melis Bektaş
Mersin, Turkey

2020 Izole Project, Online Exhibition

2019 38th Graphic Design Exhibition, Tophane-i Amire Culture and Art Center
Istanbul, Turkey

2018 Base New Artist Platform, Galata Greek School
Istanbul, Turkey
Jury: Ali Akay, Ahmet Elhan, Arie Amaya-Akkermans, Aslı Altay, Başak Doğa Temur, Burçak Bingöl, Ceren Erdem, Deniz Artun, Derya Yücel, Ferhat Özgür, Hale Tenger, Huma Kabakcı, İnci Aksoy, Nathalie Angles, Sara Reza, Seyhun Topuz, Şener Özmen, Yunus Büyükkuşoglu

2018 37th Graphic Design Exhibition, Union of Turkish Engineers and Architects
Istanbul, Turkey
2017 International Cancer Week Poster Exhibition, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University
Canakkale, Turkey
Jury: Lech Majewski, Piotr J. Kunce, Finn Nygaard, Alain Le Quernec, Stephan Bundi, Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioglu, Ayşegül İzer, Iraj Mirzaalikhani, Ladan Rezaei, Byoung Il Sun, Erin Wright, Doğan Arslan, Didem Çatal, Özlem Büyükarman
2016 Personal Experience; Tehran to Istanbul, Illustrative Today Art Gallery
Istanbul, Turkey
Curator: Saeed Ensafi

Workshops

2023 From the Concept to Sequence, Producing Photobooks - 1 year

Volkan Kızıltunç, NOKS Art Space (participant)

2023 Shakespeare Readings - 4 weeks

Ferit Burak Aydar, FBA English (participant)

2023 Color Theory - 3 days

Ali Taptık, Onagöre (participant)

2022 Analog Photography in Digital Age - 3 days

Ali Taptık, Onagöre (participant)

2022 Photography Again - 8 weeks

Ali Taptık, Onagöre (participant)

2020 Concept Development Workshop - 4 weeks

Orhan Cem Çetin, Bum Studio (participant)

2020 Photography Workshop for Artists - 8 weeks

Orhan Cem Çetin, Karşı Sanat Çalışmaları (participant)

2019 Theatre Practices - 8 weeks

Pınar Yıldırım, Kadıköy Emek Theatre (participant)

2019 Modern Art History - 4 weeks

Fırat Arapoğlu, Moda Sahnesi (participant)

2019 Interaction of Contemporary Performing Arts with Visual Arts - 4 weeks

Can Bora, Moda Sahnesi (participant)

2018 Women Artists in the History of Art and The Transformation of the Female Image - 4 weeks

Seda Yavuz, Moda Sahnesi (participant)

2018 Read-Call-Design (Book Cover Design) Workshop FADA Workshop Week

MEF University (tutor)

2017 Image of Time and Space Workshop FADA Workshop Week

MEF University (tutor)

2016 The Dreams Workshop

TEGV (tutor)

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