Lecturer Eser KEÇECİ

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She was born in 1980 in Nicosia-Cyprus. She received her bachelor degree in Ceramic Art from the Faculty of Fine Art, Hacettepe University in Turkey. She got her master from the same university (2002-2003), with the dissertation: “Installations as the Language of Expression in the shaping of thought conveyed by Ceramic Applications”. In 2004, she started her academic career as a part-time lecturer in the faculties of Visual Arts and Architecture, NEU. She continues as a Full-time lecturer in the Faculty of Art (2006-2011) and Faculty of communication (since 2011). Meanwhile, she works on the last phase of her PhD thesis, “Graffiti as Ideological Communication Tools: LGBTI Graffiti in Nicosia Streets since 2012”, at NEU.
She published article in the journal of Tojdac and presented her research findings in national and international conferences on art education and culture. Her researches deal with semiotic analysis of works of arts with the critical cultural perspective of queer theories.

Besides national workshops, Kececi have participated in several workshops in Britain, USA, Mexico and Bulgaria. Her works of arts in ceramic sculptures and paper art have been presented in several national and international exhibitions. She is currently a member in the following associations: Ceramist Association in Turkey, Ceramist Association and Eastern Mediterranean Art Association in North Cyprus, Cyprus Paper Artist Association, and Open Studios Association in south Cyprus.