Born in Istanbul, in 1983, Gökçen Dilek Acay, studied music major violin at the Yıldız Technical University Istanbul (2009) and attended master program in fine arts, at the Bauhaus University Weimar (2012). She worked with the dancers, musicians, visual artists and participated several group exhibitions and has had solo and group exhibitions in Turkey, Europe and US. She was Gala Artist and Performer at Watermill Center Benefit 2013 curated by Robert Wilson and guest artist in Cite International des Arts Paris in 2015 with support Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. Artist got 3rd Honorable Mention of the competition of ”New Generation Young Contemporary Artists in Turkey“. She is selected artist who represents Turkey for 17th International Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean in Milan 2015. She was represented at ‘Art Fair Brussels’ and ‘Contemporary Istanbul’ by NEV Gallery Istanbul. Acay, works as an independent artist through AIR Programs and independent projects in different countries.