Gul Kozacioglu was born in Ankara, Turkey, raised in Copenhagen, Denmark.
She studied Philosophy at Bosphorus University, and later Philosophy of Design at Metu in Turkey.
Since 2000, she has worked between Istanbul, Copenhagen and New York, within visual and aural media, utilizing photography in her exhibitions, installations and performances. Her work carrries a wish to step above notions of space and time and often utilizes a visually fantastic language even in their dealings of subjects like crises, censorship and racism.
Her work in process is an interactive performance and video installation, on the cycle of life through light and rhythm.
Gul Kozacioglu currently works from her studio in Bodrum, on the aegean coast.
Some solo shows/performances :
“SPACETIME”, photography, sound, writing, performance; Eklisia, Gumusluk, 2015
“CABARET MUSE ME”, photography, performance & internet; Depo, Istanbul & Center for Perfromance Research, NY, 2010.
“SMS LOVE”,photography, performance & information technology; YAMA/marmara pera, Istanbul & DIVA residencey, CPH, 2008/09.
“CELEB-RATION/CELEBRATION”, photography& performance; Bilsar Building -1, Istanbul, 2006.
“ICE ICE BABY”, photography & performance; Apartman Projesi, Istanbul,2005.
Some group shows:
” Stay With Me “, Weserburg Museum, Bremen, 2015,
DEPO, Istanbul, 2015,
Apartment Project, Berlin, 2014.
” Editions III “, Elipsis Gallery, Istanbul, 2013
“ Hellerup Prospektet”, Copenhagen, 2010
“ 3 Tip”, Botkyrka Konsthal, Stockholm, 2006