Burcu Böcekler was born in İzmir in 1980. She completed her undergraduate studies in the History of Art Department at Ege University, received her Master’s degree from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Photography and her PhD degree, again from Ege University, History of Art Department. Since 2009 she’s been working as research assistant at Yıldız Technical University, Department of Photography and Video, and teaching history of photography. She participated in several international photography conferences including Helsinki Photomedia (2014, 2016).
Her recent artistic works consist of photography series printed with cyanotype technique. She held a solo exhibition at Istanbul Lomography Embassy Store in 2017. Her cyanotype photographs were also exhibited during FOTOISTANBUL International Festival of Photography in 2017. She lives and works in İstanbul.