Evren Tekinoktay

Evren Tekinoktay (b. 1972) lives and works in Copenhagen. She graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1999. Before Evren studied at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam (1993-97) and at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (1997-99). In 2003-13, Tekinoktay ran the lingerie store Tekinoktay in central Copenhagen as part of her artistic work. In 2011, she received the Danish Arts Foundation 3-year work grant. Tekinoktay has participated in several group and solo exhibitions, primarily in London, Andratx, Istanbul, and Copenhagen.