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Artist

Nilbar Güres

  • CountryTurkey
  • Born1977

About

Güres was born in Istanbul and lives and works in Vienna and Istanbul.

Using a variety of media including photography, collage, drawing, and textiles, Güres produces theatrical tableaux of women, moving between performance and the everyday. Her images combine humour with compositions seen in paintings, as well as costumes and props, subverting representational notions of femininity and cultural identity.

She has a masters degree in Painting and Graphics from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and a BA in Painting from the Faculty of Arts, Marmara University, Istanbul.

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