Ezgi Kılınçaslan, born in 1973 in Besni, lives and works as an artist in Berlin. She studied at the Marmara University in Istanbul and at the University of the Arts with Katharina Sieverding in Berlin. In her work, she experiments with different media, mainly video and installations, questioning power relations and gender issues. Her more recent solo and group exhibitions include Our Bright Future (48 Stunden Neukölln, Berlin, 2019), Du hättest beinah gelebt (You Almost Lived) (solo exhibition, Apartment Project Berlin, 2018), 1st Biennale of Contemporary Art in Lebanon (2017) and 25 Karat – Goldrausch (24 Carat – Goldrush) (Studio 1, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, 2015). Her films have been shown at international film festivals, including Berlun (2008) at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, International Film Festival Rotterdam, and the Centre for Contemporary Art, Geneva; Er Meydanı/A Place for (Brave) Men (2009) at Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid; and Elizabeth (version 2, 2011) at Cité internationale des arts, Paris.
Ezgi Kılınçaslan was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from February to June and September 2020 and again as part of an extension from December 2021 to January 2022.