I, as one of the actors who plays a role in the act of changing the rhythm of life by collecting, making and firing the material, believe that being attentive to the earth is the most important concept to be adopted in terms of all material-based arts. In this context, I try to use “material” as an interface or engagement area of human and non-human actors.
— Özgü Gündeşlioğlu
Besides Aalto University, she had a guest researcher experience at HiOA which is now known as OsloMet in 2017. As a research fellow at Akdeniz University, Department of Ceramics, she has participated in several national and international exhibitions, worked in academic research projects and published co-authored and solely-written articles.