Bora Akinciturk (b. 1982, Turkey). Lives and works in London. Selected exhibitions include Keep Smiling is The Art of Living, Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York, USA, 2017, We’re All Dead, We Just Don’t Know It Yet, Ultrastudio, Pescara, Italy, 2017; Fallen Angels, in collaboration with Noemi Merca, Komplot, Brussels, Belgium, 2017; Say Yes, The Beautiful Erah, Salzburg, Austria, 2016; Politely Declined, Pilevneli Project, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012. His band Fino Blendax, in collaboration with Ahmet Öğüt at The ICA, London; Chisenhale Gallery, London; VanAbbe Museum, Eindhoven; The 56th Venice Biennale, Creative Time Summit: The Night Art Made the Future Visible 2015.
Akinciturk holds a BFA in Graphic Design, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, 2007; Fine Art Postgraduate studies at Middlesex University, London, 2008. Akinciturk's work addresses the staleness and terrors of present-day life and its online simulations deals with themes such as aesthetics, social arrangements, feelings and expression in the digital age, working with various media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, performance, digital work, sound and video.