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Funda Özgünaydın

Funda Özgünaydın, born in Frankfurt am Main, lives and works in Berlin. She studied fine arts at Crawford College of Art & Design in Ireland and at the University of the Arts in Berlin. She graduated under Hito Steyerl. In 2012 she took part in the one-year Gold Rush Artists Art IT program. In 2014 she became a master student of Steyerl. Özgünaydın has received numerous grants and awards such as the Travel & Training Award from the Arts Council, Ireland, Cultural Exchange Grant of the State of Berlin and Amister Art Friendly Prize, including participation in the LOOP Barcelona video festival. Her work has been shown in Europe and Asia at venues such as the Rampa Galeri, Istanbul, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Museum CerModern, Ankara, and many art galleries in Istanbul.
 
Funda Özgünaydın was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from January to March and from July to October 2017.