I am extremely excited that I was awarded a very competitive Junior Faculty Development Award by the Provost’s Office at UNC-CH


I am thrilled that I was awarded an Artist Support Grant by the NC Arts Council.


I am excited that I was awarded a UNC-CH Junior Faculty Travel Award by the Center for European Studies at UNC-CH.

My Slave Dwellings project was on view at The FENCE in Durham from October 6, 2020 – November 15, 2020. I participated in an artist talk. You can listen to it here

I was in conversation with Annah Lee, Director of Artistic Programs at Artspace, NC about my work. Watch it here.

I am thrilled that I was awarded the Fixed-Term Faculty grant from the Institute for the Arts & Humanities at UNC Chapel Hill. I will use the grant monies to continue working on my project about climate change, When Trees Are Dying


I am currently participating in the artist project, Visual Conversation. We pair up with another artist and engage in a visual dialogue. The project was initiated by Nicolò Sertorio


On April 2, 2020, I talked about my photo projects, Visual Transatlantic Explorations, as part of the Virtual Europe Week at the Center for European Studies at UNC-CH. 


I am very excited to announce representation with Tracey Morgan Gallery in Asheville, NC. 

 

A new image from the Slave Dwellings project has been selected by Nat Trotman, Curator of Performance and Media at the Guggenheim R. Solomon Museum in New York, for the 2020 North Carolina Annual Artists Exhibition that will be on view at CAM Raleigh from March 8 - August 23, 2020. 


A selection of the Slave Dwellings and Plantation Still Lifes prints will be exhibited as part of the group show, Good Things in Small Packages, at Tracey Morgan Gallery in Asheville, NC from Dec 12, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020. 

I was awarded a Faculty Research Grant from the Dep. of Art & Art History at UNC-CH to continue working on my new project, When Trees Are Dying (working title), about the effects of heat stress on trees.
 
What Remains of the Day - Memories of World War II was presented in a solo exhibition at GreenHill in Greensboro, NC, USA, from September 20 - November 16, 2019. Articles about the show were published in YesWeekly and Rhino Times.

What Remains of the Day - Memories of World War II has been shortlisted for the Felix-Schoeller Photography Award in the category German Peace Prize.

My solo show, At the Hands of Persons Unknown, was on view at Pictura Gallery in Bloomington, IN in August and September 2019. You can listen to an interview with Filiz Cicek on WFHB here


I was selected for a faculty residency at MASS MoCA this summer. During the residency, I also spent time as a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Forest.


I have received a travel grant from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at UNC-CH to work on my photography project, What Remains of the Day - Memories of World War II, this summer.


I was awarded a JCME Faculty EU Research and Travel Award by the Center for European Studies at UNC-CH to conduct research in Europe this summer. The award is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. 
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