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DIDEM YAGCI

(1974, Istanbul) 

 

Didem Yağcı was born in 1974, istanbul. After graduaiing from Boğaziçi University, she led o career in which she combined her educational background with her social and cultural vision, working for established International companies where she directed vorious successfui projects and campaigns in fhe fields of Marketing Communication, Advertising and Brand Management.

 

2009-2011 She studied "Contemporary Art and Design" at the London College of fashion awarded with an EU Scholarship affer passing them.
2010 July Her "Cage" series was chosen by the jury for fhe LCF Graduate Group Show. Yagcı has participated in various artist-in-residence programs
during her stay in London.


2015 May She opened her solo show "This Side of Paradise" af Lucca Art b courtesy of Assoc. Prof. & Curator Marcus Graf.
2015 July-August She participated in The Group Show held in Gaillery MERKUR.
2015 October Yagci's artworks were chosen fo be displayed af Gallery DIFFERENT and Regeni Park Metro Station, synchronously with LONDON FREZE
Art Fair.
2015 November-December She participafed in fhe Group Show "Cafharsis" af Gallery iLAYDA.
2015 November she participaced in Contemporary Istanbul 2015 with Gallery MERKUR.
2016 May Her solo show "Self-Connection" will be held at Gallery ILAYDA.


Didem Yağcı creates new forms by transforming her philosophicai and artistic perspectives into on innovative and unique technique, all fhe while putting emphasis on fhe relationship between visual composition, different material usage and color balance. By this approach, she aims to change the traditional way of perception in paintings to offer an alfernative way by fragmentation for the audiences.


Yagci's artworks question the reasons behind fhe "Experience of Emotions" which is the only and the most important existential difference that sets human apart from all the other creatures. In order to emphasize the universai reality of our existence, she addresses viewers as metaphorical subjects and presents them with a conceptual point of view.