Çağla Bölek was born and raised in Istanbul, from where she produces creative mixed-media art work and visual poetry as well art writing alongside studying for a degree in English Literature and Art Management at Yeditepe University. Her first group exhibition, "Creased or Cramped; an Experimentation in Interplanetary Poetry" took place in June 2018 at KargART. She publishes art-related articles at and produces visual and performance poetry examining the moments in which reality bends and where our authenticity occurs. She defends our playful divinity.