Gülname Turan was born in İstanbul where she works and lives. She has been working at Istanbul Technical University as a researcher since 1999, and she is a PhD candidate in art history. She makes textile & found object based jewellery and teaches jewellery design. Her jewellery was selected to be exhibited in the Turkish Design Exhibition in Pergamon Museum Berlin curated by Güven Günaltay in 2008. Her work deals with issues of tradition, gender and identity.
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