Born in 1984 Murat Yıldız studied Combined Arts at Yıldız Technical University and completed his master’s degree in Fine Arts at St. Joost School of Art & Design in the Netherlands. He is the founder of Dream News which is a publication that seeks to shape the time we live in, and gives the news of the future of today’s dreams, through research, interviews, and workshops. He is part of HAH Kolektif, an Istanbul based artist collective. He participated in artist research programs in 2016 and 2019 at Lähde!, Artist in Community program, KulttuuriKauppila in Finland and Het Vijfde Seizoen, Den Dolder in Holland in 2019. He will participate in the upcoming residency Platform Living Room Artist Residency in Rotterdam- Netherlands in 2023. He also exhibited his works in group exhibitions in the Netherlands and Turkey and exhibited his first solo show Water is Sandpaper, You are My Eye with Öktem Aykut in 2022. Yıldız lives and works in Istanbul.