Visual Artist and Performance Artist
Özlem Ünlü was born in 1983, in Ankara. She graduated from the Painting department of
Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts. She is living in Istanbul since 2009.
She is making erotic – pornographic paintings where she is mainly investigating the notions
of power, gender, and various relations through sexuality. In the construction process of her
performances, she envisions by also incorporating the issues depicted in her paintings, using
different disciplines, materials with the involvement of the audience.