My work utilizes my biography not only to explore personal experience but also to provide a lens for the persistent effects of social institutions and cultural practices on the individual. Addressing everything from immigration to sexuality
I am an emerging book & mixed media artist, and the natural world inspires me. The book arts
provide an endlessly flexible form which allows me to incorporate multiple art techniques and
personal interests. I delight in urban wilderness.
Berke is a Brooklyn based artist and illustrator. With drawn lines that overlay swaths of color, Berke's work explores instinctive color play and drawn images that study human gesture and how people document their lives in photographs.
I shoot overlapping multiple exposure photography, panoramic in shape, with a plastic camera (Holga). These unplanned juxtapositions capture my experience of a particular time and place and at the same time have an identity all their own.
Collages made by hand and digitally, representing my navigation of both dreamscapes and
day to day waking life, thematically inclined toward investigations of physical vs robotic,
technology and spirituality.