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MAY PARLAR ( b. 1981, Istanbul ) is a lens-based multidisciplinary artist

with a background in Architecture & Environmental Design.

She lives and works between Berlin, DE, Ankara, TR and New York, US.


She creates performance based images that playfully explore the human condition in constructed realities. The sense of self,

authenticity, perception of time, memory, loss, the notions of belonging and alienation are recurrent themes in her work,

which has been published and exhibited widely around the globe.

Apart from her fine art practice she is a documentary filmmaker, environmental designer, and lecturer of art & design at different institutions.

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