Nuray Demir studied at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg, the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Marseille and the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. She works as a visual artist and curator in interdisciplinary contexts. She is especially interested in debates and concepts of feminist and postcolonial theory, it outlines artistic irritations and counter-positions, formulating a space where social equality can be imagined and empowered. Nuray Demir’s work is informed by a critical view of social exclusion and complex hierarchical situations. She also communicates her artistic approach in her teaching, for example at the Berlin University of the Arts. She lives in Berlin and likes to play Malefiz & Tavla.