“Art is not communicative, art is not reflexive. Art, science, philosophy are neither contemplative, neither reflexive, nor communicative. They are creative, that's all.” Gilles Deleuze
Kurtuluş Özgen (1971) has been directing-producing documentaries and cultural projects over 20 years. His films have been screened in more than 35 national and international film festivals and have won 14 awards. His photography and video works have been selected for several art exhibitions.
Özgen received his bachelor’s degree in Cinema, his graduate degree in Painting (2012) and Phd in Art in New Media (2017). He also studied contemporary art history and video art. His academic focus is on documentary film studies, digital cinematography, video art and new media. He continues to be an assistant professor at AHBV University Fine Arts Faculty, Department of Photography and Video.