Gizem Karakaş completed her undergraduate studies in Arts Plastiques et Sciences de l’Art (Fine Arts) in 2009 and received her graduate in Arts et Medias Numérique (Arts and New Medias) in 2011 from Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. Karakaş opened her first solo show ‘Your Last Chance to Visit Studio!’ in 2015 at Galerist Studio. In 2014, her video ‘Attention! Attention!’ was selected for the Moving Image Presents section of the Moving Image Istanbul art fair. She participated in group exhibitions at various museums and art institutions including Pera Museum, Istanbul, Television Space, Witten, santralistanbul, Istanbul, Akbank Sanat Istanbul and Centre Pompidou Paris. Karakaş has been developing collaborative projects, as ‘Medyartiz’ with Etem Şahin since 2009. Some of their performance works were shown at Art International, Alternatives Section (Istanbul), Polistar (Istanbul), Maquis Projects (Izmir) and Sütüdyo (Izmir).
Gizem Karakaş works and occasionally lives in Galerist since 2012.