Irem is an interaction/UX designer in training.

Her background is in editorial and portrait photography, creating narratives through her own visual language.

She made her directorial debut with Made This Way: Redefining Masculinity, her first VR project born out of a photo series about masculinity and transgender men. It premiered nationally as a mixed media installation at HotDocs International Documentary Festival in April 2018 and internationally at 75th Venice International Film Festival in September 2018.

Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Irem lived and worked in London, UK.

Mediterranean by birth, polyglot by choice, Irem is passionate about cultures, travel and cinema.