Aykan Safoğlu lives and works in Berlin/Germany. He holds a master’s degree in photography from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, Annandale-On-Hundson, NY/USA, and a master’s degree from the Art in Context program at Universität der Künste Berlin. In his art practice, Aykan Safoğlu forges relationships – friendships, even – across cultural, geographic, linguistic, as well as temporal boundaries. Working across film, photography and performance, he makes open-ended enquiries into cultural belonging, creativity and kinship.
Berlin/Germany, Istanbul/Turkey — Solitude Fellow 2017–2019