BIO

Beril Kapusuz was born in 1988 in Ankara, Turkey. She received her Bachelor degree in Architecture, at Gazi University in 2009; and her M.Arch. degree in Architectural Design, at Middle East Technical University in 2012. Currently, she is a teaching assistant, conducting Architectural Design Studios and the course entitled "Image Construction and Architectural Photography"  at Gazi University Architecture Department ,where she has also received her Ph.D. in 2018.

Photography, as a mode of architectural representation, is not only a longtime passion but also in her academic field of interest. In 2011, she realized her first personal photography exhibition, within the structure of a university event; in 2012 she participated in a photography workshop within the project “Re-Reading Architecture as a Cultural Transformation” funded by EU, coordinated by Turkish Association of Architects in Private Practice (TAAP) with the partners Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA) Berlin and Amsterdam Centre for Architecture (ARCAM). Her photographic works were exhibited both in “Berlin Deutsche Architektur Zentrum” and “TAAP Architecture Centre” during the project panels in Berlin and Ankara, and also published in the project book. In 2013, she participated in a six-months workshop in “Ka Photography Enhancement Atelier“ where her original artworks were publicized in the exhibition “Garden” and published in the exhibition book.

In 2014, she was commissioned as the architectural photographer of “Erimtan Archeology and Arts Museum“. Her photographs were published in the museum catalogue and website, credited in the related media. Since 2014, she has been commissioned for various architectural projects based in Ankara.

 

In relation to her ongoing engagement with the visual research on documentation and re-valorization of modern architecture heritage in Turkey; in 2017, her photographic works were published in the documentary book dedicated to the Swiss architect Ernst A. Egli, under the Commemoration Program conducted by Chamber of Architects; in 2019, her works were displayed in the exhibition focusing on the architectural practice of the Turkish architect Nejat Ersin. She has taken part in various architecture photography contests as a selective board member, and conducted photography workshops.

Most recent workshop she conducted was a parallel event of 15th Istanbul Biennial, organized by Başkent University Department of Architecture in October 2017. Her language skills include advanced level of English and Italian.

 © 2015 by Beril Kapusuz. All rights reserved.

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