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Imren Tuzun
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  • Antalya
  • Turkey
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Born in Demre in 1963, İmren Tüzün took a degree in Tourism Management in Akdeniz University in 1984. She graduated Department of Philosophy, Open Education Faculty, Anadolu University in 2018.

In 1991, she commenced her study of painting at the Kaleiçi Sanatevi – Muhittin Selamet Studio, and has continued her work in an independent capacity since 1996, working from her own studio since 2001.

She has studied the art collections in various museums in London, Venice, Berlin, Florence, Milan, Paris, St. Petersburg, Skopje, Pristina, Detmold, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Nürnberg, Cologne, Kassel, Vienna, Kassel, Atlanta and New York.

She participated in the first Antalya Painting Festival as a member of the Organizational Committee and is a member of International Association of Art-Turkey (AIAP) and BESAM.

She organized The Young Artist Exhibition in Turkey which was related International Paint Pals in Atlanta in 2008.

She made two short films which were titled "On the Move", "Innocent Drawings" and three videos "Walking on the Sea", "a married woman in front of the Mediterrenean" and "silence and desire". She organized 1. Antalya Lemon Short Film Days on November 20-22, 2009 with Françoise Pierrot, Levent Arslan and Ahmet Tüzün and 2. Antalya Lemon Short Fim Days with Ahmet Tüzün, Françoise Pierrot Atay on March 25-27 March 2011.

Her writings and interviews on literature have been published in various literary magazines.

She lost her soulmate, Literary Ahmet Tüzün on 04 March 2012. She began to archive their book to built a Library.

She is proficient in English and German. She lives and works in Antalya/Turkey.

Ahmet Tüzün at the his library

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At 12:56pm on January 16, 2014, Niklas Lindholm said…

You're welcome.. And happy new year to you as well!:)

At 3:49pm on August 30, 2013, Imren Tuzun said…


Born in Antalya on 1958, he completed his elementary education in Antalya, and his middle school and secondary school in Germany. He graduated from the Department of German Language and Literature, of the Faculty of Language, History and Geography in Ankara University. Later on, he completed a Master's Degree thesis work named “Berlin Wall's Effect on German Literature.” Between the years 1979-1981, he continued in Münich University as a guest student, through the DAAD scholarship.

Ahmet Tüzün, who published his literary works in such magazines as, Oluşum, Sincan İstasyonu, Yeni Biçem, Mühür, Mor Taka, Şiiri Özlüyorum, Şair Çalışıyor, Yom Sanat, Tömer Bursa, Bahçe, Yeni Düşlem, Zalifre Yazıları, Şiir Saati and Eliz, also translated several books from Turkish to German.

He was also a member of Antalya Association of Artists, Association of Literature, PEN, BESAM and Autonomous Council of Artists, and assumed the duty of art consultant of the Foundation of Art and Culture and the Golden Orange Film Festival in Antalya. Through the years 1998-2009, he was a member of the Golden Orange Poetry Award and the Symposium's Executive Committee. Moreover, Tüzün wrote editorials for a newspaper publishing in Antalya, the Cumhuriyet Akdeniz.

Books he Translated from Turkish to German:     Jale İnan’a Saygı : Perge Kazıları Antalya Müzesi Tarihçesi ve Heykelleri     Books he Prepared to Publish:     Hayalete Övgü ve Ahmet Oktay Şiir, Alkım Yayınları, 2003     Yavru Aslandan Konu Komşuya ve Necmi Zeka Şiiri, Yom Yayınları, 2004     Cendere ve Güven Turan Şiiri , Şiirden Yayınları, 2005     Beni Hiç Göremezsin Odağında Yücel Kayıran Şiiri, Şiirden Yayınları, 2006     Ba Şiiri ve Birhan Keskin, Metis Yayınları, 2007     Cevat Çapan Şiiri ve Bana Düşlerini Anlat, İkaros Yayınları, 2010



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