Özge Çelikaslan is an artist, activist and researcher. She is the co-founder and member of video artist and activist collectives. Her research as a PhD scholar focuses on the political role of autonomous digital media archives in the Middle East. Since 2013, she has been working on the bak.ma open digital media archive of social movements in Turkey. Personally and with the Artikisler video collective, she has been involved in numerous solo and mixed exhibitions/ biennials worldwide. She has co-edited the books Autonomous Archiving (2016) and Surplus of Istanbul (2014) with Alper Sen and Pelin Tan.