Dr. Pinar Yoldas

Contributor / Masterclass Leader

Dr. Pinar Yoldas is an infradisciplinary architect and an Associate professor at the University of California, San Diego. Her work develops within biological sciences and digital technologies with a focus on environmental justice and feminist techno-science. Yoldas is a 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow, a 2016 FEAT Award winner, a 2018 Hellman Fellow and a 2022 Creative Capital awardee. Her solo shows include Roda Sten Konsthall Sweden, Polyteknikum Museum Moscow, and Transmediale Berlin. Her group shows include the 17th Venice Biennale of Architecture, Nordic Biennial, 14th Istanbul Biennial, National Art Museum of Beijing, ZKM in Karlsruhe, HeK Basel, Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts, V&A Museum and ISCP New York. Yoldas’s residencies include the MacDowell Colony, UCross Foundation, VCCA and Bogliasco. Her work has been featured in Arte TV, Die Welt, Vice, Art21, Der Spiegel, and Vogue Turkey. She received a BArch from Middle East Technical University, an MA from Bilgi University, an MS from Istanbul Technical University, an MFA from UCLA, and a Ph.D. from Duke University. She holds a bronze medal in organic chemistry in the national science olympics and had her first public solo exhibition when she was five.

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