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Özgür Demirci (1982) executes the construct of individual and social events which centralize the notion of memory through various practices of artistic production.

Demirci obtained his BA in Interdisciplinary Arts at Yildiz Technical University in 2008, and his MA in C:Art:Media at Valand School of Fine Arts in 2010. He continues his Proficiency in Art at Dokuz Eylül University Art and Design Department.

A member of Izmir Cultural Platform Initiative (İKPG) and content editor of the initiative’s incorporated Pla+form magazine, Demirci he pursues his practices in Izmir.

Demirci has held many solo exhibitions and participated in various group exhibitions and public projects in Turkey, Sweden, Japan, Italy, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania and the USA. He has been involved in international residencies including The Institute of Criminology in Ljubljana, Slovenia; Residency Unlimited in New York, USA; Künstlerhaus Dortmund in Dortmund, Germany; Arcus Project in Moriya-Ibraraki, Japan; Unidee in Residence in Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella, Italy; and at Borusan Art Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Demirci received several grants and prizes for his projects from ArteEast, Goethe Institut, European Cultural Foundation, Turkish Cultural Foundation, OdeaBank O’art, Anna Lindh Foundation, Uni Credit Grant and Otto Och Charlotte Mannheimers Fond.

Demirci’s recent solo exhibitions include Anthology of Promises, PİLOT Galeri, Istanbul (2022) and the group shows include; Dry Summer, Eldem Art Space, Eskişehir, Turkey (2022), Also your wound, Rosa, Kurtuluş Greek Primary School, Istanbul (2022), Cracking the Door Open, Hayy Open Space, İzmir (2022), Tra Ottocento vigezzino e arte contemporanea Paesaggio, ritratto, natura morta, Casa de Rodis, Italy (2022), Falling in love Outward, Interface Inagh, Ireland (2022),  Urban Visions Architecture and the Future of Cities, Ajman Film Bienali, UAE (2022), Proector Video Platfrom, Proyector, Madrid (2021), Biennale WRO 2021: Reverso, Wroclaw, PL (2021), nodoCSS, VII Video Festival, Caracas, Kristiansand, Barcelona (2021), Tāctus, Museum of Modern Greek Culture, Athens, Greece (2021), Primarolia Festival, Aigio, Greece (2021), Tatsuno International Film Festival, Tatsuno, Japan (2021), Proyector, Madrid, Spain (2021), Immersion, Istanbul Digital Art Festival, Binbir Direk Sarnıcı, Istanbul, Turkey (2021), Platforms Project NET, Athens, Greece (2021),  Lens’21, Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey (2021), The 9th International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, Greece (2021), Justice, Property, Foundation, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2021), Borderless Art Book Days, Istanbul, Turkey (2019); “Pandora’s Black Box” Group Show, Galata Greek School, Istanbul, Turkey (2019); “F: Photocopy Publication Project” and “Authors of the City” Hayy Open Space, Izmir, Turkey (2019); “Living and Producing in Izmir: Authors of the City” Studio X Istanbul, Turkey (2018); “A Future of Travel-The Journey of Artwork” Noks Art Space, Istanbul, Turkey (2018); Trumbauer Family Collection” (with Suat Öğüt) Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2017); “Dedicated” Öktem&Aykut Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2015); “We came, but you weren’t there” Pasaj Galata, Istanbul, Turkey (2014); “Money Issue” (with Elmas Deniz) curated by Nicoletta Daldanise, PasajIST, Istanbul, Turkey (2012).