Bora Başkan (Istanbul, 1982), studied his BA in Istanbul at Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts and his MA at Istanbul Bilgi University. He has later taught at Istanbul Bilgi University and Istanbul Kadir Has University. Other than his previous two shows at Oktem Aykut, he had solo exhibitions at Operation Room, Torun and PAKT. His works have been presented in group exhibitions in Istanbul, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona and Los Angeles. Başkan lives and works in Berlin.