Biography

Elif Öner, lives and works in İstanbul.

Born in 1980 in Istanbul, the artist studied at the Department of Painting at Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts. She used mixed media techniques and produced mainly video works during her undergraduate years. After she completed her undergraduate degree, she started the graduate program at the same university. In this period, she also pursued the Artist Residency Program at the Borusan Art Center for two years and concentrating on virtual reality, she started producing works with the use of Internet as an art discipline as well as on the notion of space through Internet. Constructing her production over the language of the medium, Elif Öner continues her work on ways of recognition focusing mostly on the concepts of museum, the artist, history and memory.