New Media Artist
New media artist, Ozan Turkkan was born in Turkey. He worked many years in the field of multimedia and digital art in different places in Europe, Istanbul and the U.S. Before the very first steps in digital media, he studied and practiced different art disciplines in Istanbul, Philadelphia, Salamanca, Florence, Barcelona and Bruxelles. After he graduated from The University of Salamanca, he received his Masters in Multimedia at BAU (Escola Superior de Disseny) in Barcelona, where he lived and worked many years as a new media artist.
He showed his works in variety of Art Centers, Museums and Galleries like; Santa Monica Art Centre Barcelona, Reina Sofia Museum Madrid, Centre of Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci Florance, Torrance Museum Los Angeles, Victoria House London, Lincoln Center NY, Banannefabrik Luxembourg, Europalia Art Festival Brussels, Les Brigittines Contemporary Arts Centre Brussels, Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Santral Istanbul, Akbank Sanat Istanbul, Gallery Mitte Barcelona, LOOP Videoart Festival Barcelona, Rotterdamse Schowbourg…
He is currently based in Vienna.
His work is centered on experimental media and digital arts with a focus on Virtual Reality experiences, generative computer art, fractals, algorithmic art, interactive art, moving images and motion as a reflection of impermanent nature of existence, human and social behavior. He uses technology as a canvas to create innovative and engaging digital art installations to observe forms of interaction, social exchange, participation and transformation.