Refik Anadol

Refik Anadol is a media artist and director born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1985. Currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He is a lecturer and visiting researcher in UCLA’s Department of Design Media Arts.
He is working in the fields of site-specific public art with parametric data sculpture approach and live audio/visual performance with immersive installation approach, particularly his works explore the space among digital and physical entities by creating a hybrid relationship between architecture and media arts. He holds a master of fine arts degree from University of California, Los Angeles in Media Arts, master of fine arts degree from Istanbul Bilgi University in Visual Communication Design as well as bachelors of arts degree with summa cum laude in Photography and Video. Co-founder and Creative director at Antilop. [Artist website]


Augmented Structures v1.0 : Acoustic Formations / Istiklal Street from Refik Anadol on Vimeo.

Selected Exhibition
2017 | “Wind of Linz”, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
2017 | “Heterotopia”, Istanbul, Turkey
2016 | “MultipliCITY – Victor Vasarely”, Fondation Vasarely, Paris, France
2015 | “Infinity Room” Day For Night, Houston, Texas, USA
2015 | Ars Electronica – Computer Animation Festival, Linz, Austria
2014 | Presentism: Light as Material, Young Projects, Los Angeles, USA

2016 | PHD Architecture University of Technology | Graz (at)
Since 2003 | Lecturer at University of Technology Graz, University of Applied Science FH Joanneum Graz and University of Applied Science FH | Burgenland (at)
2003 – 2005 | Assistant professor at University of Art and Design Linz | space & design strategies (at)
2001 | Together with Roman Bönsch first prize and realization (permanent) lighting design of the facade WUK | Vienna (at)
1999 – 2003 | Assistant professor at University of Technology Graz | Architecture (at)
1996 | Degree in Architecture | TU Graz (at)