Photo credit: Lili Huston-Herterich

Merve Kılıçer

(b. 1987, Istanbul; lives in Rotterdam and works in Istanbul – Rotterdam)

Merve Kılıçer (Tr) is a multi disciplinary artist and an entrepreneur in art focused activities. She draws inspiration from historic and traditional modes of culture-art production and translates them into contemporary experiences. Her practice urges from personal experiences and tries to find a non-didactic yet politically engaged position in relation to her background and history. Installation, sculpture, performance, traditional print, video and sound are all mediums that create a ground for growth in her practice. She often creates in collaboration with other artists as duos or collectives. She worked with KABA HAT artist collective from 2011 till 2020, and currently works with Eathouse cooking collective and lives in Rotterdam, Netherlands as part of W1555 creative community.