Hande Sever

Hande Sever

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CalArts Campus


Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Hande Sever is an artist and writer working across video, performance, sculpture and photography. Informed by a research-based process, her works often take up her family’s history of persecution to explore wide-ranging themes, including issues of exile, post-colonial identity, censorship, and cultural difference. Raised in Istanbul, Sever received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Valencia, CA and participated in the Hauser & Wirth Exchange Residency Program at Somerset, UK. She has published with the Journal of Arts & Communities, The Getty Research Institute, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Hayal Perdesi, 5Harfliler and the Hauser & Wirth.