Refik Anadol is a media artist, director and designer born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1985. Currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He is a lecturer in UCLA’s Department of Design Media Arts.
He is working in the fields of site-specific public art with parametric data sculpture approach and live audio/visual performance with immersive architectural installation approach, particularly his works explore the space among digital and physical entities by creating a hybrid relationship between architecture and media arts. He holds a master of fine arts degree from University of California, Los Angeles in Media Arts, master of fine arts degree from Istanbul Bilgi University in Visual Communication Design as well as bachelors of arts degree with summa cum laude in Photography and Video. Co-founder and Creative director at Antilop.
His past and current site-specific audio/visual installations in the public space include works for: Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall (USA), Hammer Museum of Art (USA), International Digital Arts Biennial Montreal (Canada), Arts Electronica Festival (Austria), l’Usine | Genève (Switzerland), Zollverein | SANAA’s School of Design Building (Germany), Santral Istanbul Contemporary Art Center(Turkey), Istanbul Design Biennial (Turkey), City of Sydney (Australia).