Born in 1982 in Ankara, Gözde Başkent received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in 2007. She completed her Master’s degree at her alma mater with thesis researching the interactions between painting and illustration in contemporary art scene. She spent a term in Accademia di Belle Arti Bologna during her MA studies between 2008 and 2009.
In her works she explores the distance between human and nature. While taking a closer look at the human-nature relationship and humans from the viewpoint of the unkown, uncharted universe; she touches upon the notions of the life-death cycle and transience
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2018 Complex Plane, group exhibition, Merkür Gallery – Istanbul
2017 Ah, group exhibition, Galeri Işık, Curator: Pırıl Arıkonmaz, Pg Art Gallery – Istanbul
2016 Girls, girls, girls, group exhibition, Karbon Gallery – Istanbul
2016 Treasure Room, with Art50.net, Adahan -1 Galeri – Istanbul
2015 Haihatus International 4, group exhibition, Haihatus Art Center, Joutsa – Finland
2014 Pale Blue Dot, solo exhibition, Daire Galeri – İstanbul
2013 Art Suites Gallery, 8. Workshop Exhibition – Bodrum
2013 Contemporary İstanbul Contemporary Art Fair, with Daire Gallery – Istanbul
2012 A room of one’s own, Hatice Karadağ / Gözde Başkent, Daire Gallery – Istanbul