Bio

Işık Kaya was born in Turkey and currently lives in the USA, where she is pursuing an MFA in Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego.

She creates photographs and videos that embody her uneasy relationship with architecture, society, and their political and cultural histories. In her practice, she focuses on traces of economic infrastructures. By framing her subjects exclusively at night, she aims to uncover the uncanny side of urban environments.