Cana Bilir-Meier lives and works in Munich (DE) and Vienna (AT). She studied visual art and art education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at Sabancı University in Istanbul (TR). She works as a filmmaker and artist and in art and culture education projects. Her filmic, performative, and text-based works move at the interfaces between archival work, text production, historical research, and contemporary media reflexivity or archaeology.
Her works have recently been presented at Public Art Munich (DE, 2018), Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (SE, 2017), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (AT, 2017), the Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest (DE, 2015), Diagonale – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz (AT, 2017), and the International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen (DE, 2014 and 2020).