Cigdem is a London based photographer & video artist. She studied Graphic Design & Photography in high school and university. She took part in photography projects in Europe. She has coordinated an EU photography project and participated in the exhibition for gipsy culture & children. She did an experimental short movie in a small village where she spent her childhood. The fi lm was selected and was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. She was showcased in multiple exhibitions and she worked as a video artist in several projects. Recently, she has participated in ‘Lockdown & Locked in, a digital video project about domestic violence with 60 artists around the world and she has filmed her experience during this project and edited them into 8 episodes. Besides her artistic career, she has her own graphic design & photography studio servicing clients commercially on branding and photography in East London.