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Creative Mornings Istanbul: Identity – Onur Gökhan Gökçek
March 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 amFREE
Onur Gökhan Gökçek is a performance artist, dancer, drag queen and a make-up artist. He studied Classical Ballet at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and worked at Contmporary Ballet Collective as a dancer from 2008 to 2011. From 2010 to 2015 he worked at Cahide and from 2015 onwards at Love Dance Point as a drag queen and a dancer.
Onur Gökhan Gökçek is a founding member of Istanbul Queer Art Collective which was founded in 2012 to promote queer performance art in Turkey. With the collective, he has performed extensively at galleries, art spaces and exhibitions in and out of Turkey, including Blok Art Space, Queer Future Exhibition, SALT Galata, opening performance of Mamut Art Project in 2015, 14th !f Istanbul Independent Films Festival, Theatre Spektakel Zurich, Les Belle de Nuit Electronic Music and Gender Bending Festival Zurich.
He acted in ‘Transvestite Pinocchio’, a play directed by Okan Urun in 2011, ‘Martı Jonathan’, a video clip by Yasemin Mori in 2015 and ‘Ses Etme’, a video clip by Athena in 2015. He has taken place in runway performances for DB Berdan at international fashion events since 2016.