Didem Pekün’s (1978, Istanbul) work explores both artistic research and practice; conceptually it deals with the production of subjectivities within violent geographies, displacement, and the different forms they take on-screen. Her studio practice includes documentaries and video installations, have screened internationally and received awards. She is a founding member of Center for Spatial Justice (MAD). Following a BA in Music at SOAS, and an MA on Documentary at Goldsmiths, she holds a practice-based PhD from Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths. She is a faculty member at Media and Visual Arts Department at Koç University, a Research Fellow at Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths and a Teaching Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, CEU, Budapest.