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Filiz Adıgüzel lives and works in İzmir. She graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Traditional Turkish Arts Illumination Department in 1997. She received her Master's Degree from Dokuz Eylül University, Institute of Social Sciences, Traditional Turkish Arts Department in 2000. In 2004, she graduated from the "Classical and Decorative Arts of the Islamic World" graduate program in collaboration with Royal Holloway College and London British Museum, Arts of Asia Department. In 2007, she completed the Proficiency in Art Program at Dokuz Eylül University, Institute of Fine Arts, and in 2010 she participated in applied studies on Iranian and Indian Miniature Art at The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts, London. She also worked on the illuminated and miniature manuscript collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the British Library, the British Museum, and the Royal Asiatic Society at different times. In light of her research on various collections at different schools, she developed unique techniques and focused on themes that go beyond the classical miniature in her art practice.


In 2019, she opened a solo exhibition titled "Essence of Inspiration" at Yunus Emre Institute in London. In addition, she collaborated with the artist Halil Altındere in the “Miniature 2.0 in Contemporary Art” exhibited in 2020 at Pera Museum in which the connection between miniature art and contemporary art was emphasized. She also contributed to the catalog of the exhibition with an article discussing the position of miniature in contemporary art as a traditional form.


Assoc. Filiz Adıgüzel is a faculty member at Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Traditional Turkish Arts, Illumination Art Major who carries out applied and theoretical courses on Miniature Art for undergraduate and graduate classes.

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