George Demir

German, 1991

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George Demir holds a scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes. He completed his diploma at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne in 2019 and was awarded the Association of Friends of the KHM prize. In 2022, he completed the postgraduate master's programme Art in Context at the UdK Berlin and since he has been a PhD candidate in artistic research at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

Throughout his career, Demir was able to present his work at international art-fairs like Art Cologne or Contemporary Istanbul as well as at various artistic spaces. In addition to his practice, the artist was able to position himself in the academic field with publications, panels, and books such as “Arts Education in Transition”, “Check you Habitus” or the lectures “Artists as Ethnographers” and “Şu Gurbetlik Zor Zanaat Zor – Exil Ist Harte Arbeit” at Museum Ludwig in Cologne. The artist currently lives and works in Cologne and Vienna.