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can transforming of daily life be a practice of resistance?

selin yağmur sönmez

Art of Everyday Life Talks, August 2021


She was born in 1994 in Istanbul. She completed primary, secondary and high school in Istanbul. In 2012, she started to study at Marmara University Painting Department. She studied drawing and painting in the workshop of H. Avni Öztopçu. During 2014 - 2015, she continued her education at the Faculty of Art and Design at Jan Evangelista Purkyne University under the Erasmus+ program. Since 2016, she has been working on alternative art education methods at the independent art initiative "Art Institute", of which she is one of the founders. She graduated from Marmara University in 2017. She actively participated in the "Course CERTIFICATE" studies initiated by H. Avni Öztopçu and continued by the students in order to document the educational processes at Marmara University. She undertook the management of independent exhibition projects at home and abroad. In 2017, she started her graduate studies at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Fine Arts Institute, Department of Basic Art and Design. Sonmez, who carries out theoretical and practical studies on the relationship of daily life with art and the transformative effect of art on life, still continues her graduate studies at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University.

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