Furkan Öztekin

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1993, Born in Tekirdağ.
Lives and works in Tekirdağ.
 

Education

2016, Dokuz Eylül University,Faculty of Fine Arts, Printing, BA

on going- Namık Kemal University Institute of Social Sciences Department of Painting, MA

Furkan Öztekin’s works focus on the relationship between the society and the individuals with different sexual identities. In his works, we can observe the subjectivity of the queer world that an individual tries to create. He aims to interpret the environment he is in and the ideas he defends with an anti-homophobic attitude.

Furkan Öztekin (1993, Tekirdağ) graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Fine Arts Faculty, Painting Department in 2016. The artist pursues his Master degree at Namık Kemal University, Social Sciences Institute, Painting Department. Öztekin participated in several group exhibitions and contests such as Akbank Contemporary Artists Prize Exhibition (2015), Young Fresh Different VII - Gallery Zilberman (2016), Remains - Mixer (2017), Colony-Abud Efendi Mansion (2018), Positive Space - Operation Room (2018).  Lastly, the artist studied about LGBTI+ and activism on current art practices in Istanbul Biennial Artist and Research Programme. Öztekin lives and works in Tekirdağ.