Video and performance artist Köken Ergun visited the Department of Communication and Design, on December 1st for a conversation about his work and contemporary art. Meeting with MFA students of the Media and Design program, Ergun discussed the politics of video art. The artist also examined students’ portfolio and gave critical feedback.
Born in Istanbul in 1976, Ergun studied acting at Istanbul University and completed his postgraduate diploma studies in Classics at King’s College London, followed by an MA in Visual Communication Design from Bilgi University. After working with the American theatre director Robert Wilson, Ergun became more involved in contemporary art, specifically video and performance.