Turan Aksoy was born in Erzincan, Turkey, in 1965. He studied painting in Gazi University, then he did his M.F.A and P.H.D at the University of Central England in U.K. Turan Aksoy’s oeuvre consists of painting, video, and photograph series that discuss existential issues about being human. He participated in the “Temporary Harassment” exhibition, part of Istanbul 2010 Portable Art Project in 2009. Then he opened his solo show “Glowing Things” at Pi Artworks in 2010. His last solo exhibition titled "Dust and Rush" was held at Pi Artworks in 2011. He was represented in art fairs such as Art Dubai and Contemporary Istanbul.