Edition 2021

Aykan Safoğlu

Born 1984 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Vienna, Austria.
Aykan Safoğlu graduated from the Art in Context MA program at the University of the Arts, Berlin, and received his MFA in Photography from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, New York. He is currently pursuing a PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Through his work in multiple media including film, photography, and performance, Safoğlu conducts open-ended investigations into cultural identity, creativity, and kinship. In addition to his solo exhibition at The Pill, Istanbul in 2020, he has recently participated in the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (2020) and the Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil, São Paulo (2019).
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture