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Didem Pekün

In her work Didem Pekün (1978, Istanbul) combines research, practice, and pedagogy. Previously in her essay films, she addressed how violence and displacement define and destroy life. Currently she researches on a roaming pedagogical art platform, “Elemental Lab”.
Her documentaries and video installations have been shown internationally and received different awards. She is a founding member of Center for Spatial Justice (MAD). She holds a BA in Music from SOAS, an MA in Documentary, and a practice-based PhD in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London.

After being a faculty member at Koç University, a fellow at Goldsmiths, at Central European University, and at Graduate School at UdK Berlin, she is a visiting lecturer at Kadir Has University, Istanbul. (on leave 2022-23) She is currently a recipient of the grant the Berlin Artistic Research Program funded by Berlin Senate (2022 – 2023).

Circling The Archive

Didem Pekün and susan pui san lok in conversation with Nick Aikens



Rewinding Internationalism

Didem Pekün, susan pui san lok, Wendelien van Oldenborgh