Born 1981 in Boston, with Turkish roots, lives in Chelmsford, county Essex. She holds a bachelor's degree in cognitive neuroscience and English literature at the University of Pennsylvania, then a master's degree in FineArts. Is the assistant to Cameraman Ed Lachman. Her photographs are exhibited at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. In 2009, she is shooting the short film MYANMAR HOTEL. She is currently working on her next documentary. DISTANT CONSTELLATION is her first long film.