Erkan Özgen

Erkan Özgen (*1971 Derik, Turkey) is an artist, teacher and ecological activist who lives and works in Diyarbakır, Turkey. With his video-based installations he has participated in numerous exhibitions in Turkey and internationally.

Erkan Özgen was one of the artistic leaders in the DAI's two year long project Here as the Centre of the World (2006-2008). Erkan generously hosted and guided us during the 10 day-long Here as the Centre of the World workshop in Diyarbakir of 2007.