Şirin Bahar Demirel is a Netherlands-based visual artist from Turkey, working primarily in photography, collage and film/video. Her works explore subjects such as home, memory and past through their relationship with places and objects. She studied cinema in Istanbul, Turkey and got her MA in Artistic Direction of Cultural Projects at Paul Valéry University, France. She makes documentary films with an experimental and playful approach and her works generally mix what is political and personal. Film festivals and exhibitions that she participated in include Ars Electronica Festival, Transmediale Arts&Digital Culture Festival, Kassel Documentary Video and Film Festival, DokuFest, Le Festival Oodaaq, France.