Müge Yıldız

Müge Yıldız is an artist-filmmaker using analogue and digital media in moving image and installations to explore everyday life based on philosophy, psychogeography and archaeology.

Müge Yıldız (born 1985, Turkey) studied cinema and philosophy respectively at Galatasaray University in Istanbul, Turkey, and received cinema courses as an Erasmus exchange student at Paris 3 Sorbonne In Paris, France. She produces experimental videos and films, employing a shooting method she calls “being a ghost” producing moving image and installation based on everyday life observations informed by existential themes. She works largely with analogue films such as 8mm, super 8, and archive sound and footage.

She participated in film festivals and exhibitions nationally and internationally such as ‘Resource Utopia’ Elgiz Museum Istanbul, Turkey, ‘Young Fresh Different VIII Zilberman Gallery Istanbul, Turkey, Autofocus 9, Torino, Italy, ‘Experiments in Cinema’ Albuquerque, USA, ‘Rencontres Traverse Video’ Toulouse, France, ‘Antimatter Media Art’ BC, Canada, Anthology Film Archives’ New York, USA. International Film Festival Oberhausen Seminar with LUX UK & Flaherty Seminar USA. She recently took part in the Istanbul Biennial Production and Research Programme and her last artist film project was granted the ‘SAHA Sustainability Fund’ by SAHA Association.

Available Videos to watch
Müge Yıldız
Anxiety / 03:17 / 2016 ▶
Müge Yıldız
Swimmer / 04:09 / 2017 ▶
Müge Yıldız
A Trip to the moon / 10:17 / 2016 ▶
Lilly blues / 01:38 / 2017 ▶
artist’s info

Website: mugeyildiz.com