Burcu Yağcıoğlu was born in Istanbul in 1981. She studied BA in Painting at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and MA in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design at Sabancı University. In 2008 she moved to London to study MFA in Fine Art at the Goldsmiths Collage. After her graduation she lived and worked in London for another six years before moving back to her hometown in 2016. She currently lives and works in Istanbul. Yağcıoğlu’s practice encompasses drawing, video, collage and installation. Her works are often based on her investigations into the biological processes both as imaginative and speculative sources. She has been taking part in both national and international projects, and her works are part of several collections. Some of her recent shows are Paper, Pilevneli Project (Istanbul, 2019); Inside, solo project, Galerist (Istanbul, 2018); Part/Whole, Art On (Istanbul, 2018); Bahar, Sharjah Biennial (2017); All the Light We Cannot See, Galerist (Istanbul, 2017); Jikji, Golden Seed (Korea, 2016); Ohne (Vienna, 2016); Artist in Their Time, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (2016); Reunion, Sabancı Museum (Istanbul, 2015); Texture/Collage, Tate Britain (London, 2014).