Can was born in Istanbul on September 21, 1987. In 2004, while he was studying chemistry at university, he became interested in photography. As a result, he began training himself in the different practices of visual arts, especially cinema and photography.
It was during this time that he became a member of the student photography club and decided to devote his energies to building a career in visual arts. After completing his degree, Can settled in Paris and, in 2009, he began his master´s degree in photography at Spéos and began to work professionally as a visual artist. In 2011, he started a cinema degree at Le Conservatoire Libre du Cinéma Français.
His work during this time included photography and video works for the fashion and arts website "La Couture" and professionally photographing Paris Fashion Week. At the same time that he was working as a photographer for various clients, he also exhibited his own photography and short film productions.
In 2013 he had his first solo exhibition in Paris and participated in several other group exhibitions. In 2014, he took some phD courses in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University.
Additionally, he graduated in philosophy in 2019. He continues to exhibit his artworks in solo and group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad.
Art Fairs – Festivals
-Deranged Art Ankara, Contemporary Art Fair 2019
-Bardaki Yabancı Fotofever Paris 2017
-Bardaki Yabancı Fotoistanbul 2017
-Oyun Contemporary İstanbul 2015
-Sessiz Kısaca Film Festivali 2013
-Sasha Festival Arles 2011
-Let’s Dance - 2019
-Deranged - 2019 GX Gallery, London (group exposition)
-Deranged - 2018 Gama Gallery, İstanbul
-Bardaki Yabancı - 2017 Gama Gallery, İstanbul
-Le paysage de la solitude - 2017 Gama Gallery, İstanbul
-Le Backstage - 2016 Gama Gallery, İstanbul
-Preview - 2014 Gama Gallery, Istanbul (group exposition)
-Au bord de la Karadeniz - 2014 Galerie Speos, Paris
-Le paysage de la solitude - 2013 Galerie B&B, Paris