Mesut Öztürk was born in Krumovgrad, Bulgaria in 1989. He studied architecture in Istanbul, later on he completed his master degree on History, Theory, Criticism in Architecture at Istanbul Bilgi University. He worked as a part time lecturer in the same university.
He seeks to find ways to translate his contemplations about ancient architectural structures, poetic places, anonymous artifacts and the urban formations into ceramic forms. He has been living and working in Paris since 2021.
Liste Art Fair, Öktem Aykut. Basel, Switzerland
Solo Exhibition: False Friends Forever, The Steidz Project Room. Paris, France
Solo Exhibition: Proliferation, Öktem Aykut. Istanbul, Turkey
Street View, Swedish Institute. Istanbul, Turkey
Harran: Physiognomy of a Plain, Studio-X. Istanbul, Turkey