Sumer Erek Bio

SUMER EREK was born in Cyprus. He graduated from St. Martin's School of Art in 1985. In 2008 Erek studied MA Theory and Practice of Transnational Art at Camberwell - University of the Arts London.
Sumer Erek is a multi-disciplinary conceptual creator with extensive experience in public art installation, creating large-scale works and participatory projects in the UK and abroad. He works in a variety of different art fields such as painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video and performance.
The notion of the 'House' has a special place in the world of Sumer Erek: "A house is a building, it is a roof over one's head, and it is also a repository for nationhood, identity and belonging. By creating a house, I don't only dwell upon my existence in it, but also build a 'home' for art."