Erkan Özgen

Erkan Özgen (Derik, Turkey, 1971) lives and works in Diyarbakır, Turkey. He graduated from Çukurova University Painting Department in 2000. He works on video-based installations and has participated in group exhibitions in Turkey and around the world. Most of his recent films deal with migration and human rights. His film, Purple Muslin, was presented at Manifesta 12 (Palermo, Italy) in 2018, and featured in a solo exhibition, "Giving Voices," at Fundació Antoni Tàpiesat (Barcelona, Spain) along with "Wonderland," which was also shown at the Istanbul Biennial of 2017. (Adapted from Fundació Antoni Tàpiesat.) ​This documentary about Özgen and "Wonderland" was made by the Lousiana contemporary art center in Copenhagen, and is presented with their kind permission.

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