Gule Özalp Ulusoy

Gule Özalp Ulusoy

Suomenlinna studios
Theatre / Artist | Turkey
Residencies: 03.02.2018 — 31.07.2018

Gule Özalp Ulusoy was born on March 1972, in Doğanşehir (Malatya). In 1996 she became involved as an actress in Teatra Jiyana Nû (New Life Theater), a theatre company in Kurd’s mother tongue, at the Mesopotamia Culture Center where she continued to work to keep Kurdish culture until 2008. Then she moved to the Diyarbakir Metropolitan Theater, where she pursued her artistic career, as well as her political engagement. She subsequently joined in international many theatre festivals, and started a career as a film actress – e.g she assumed a role in the sitcom ‘Ref’ (Sterk Tv).

Most recently, she received the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the film “Babamın Kanatları” (Wings of my father) at the Antakya International Altın Defne Film festival. She also did Kurdish language dubbing for children’s cartoon programs on Zarok Tv. Since 2017 she works at Amed City Theater.

 

AR-Safe Haven Helsinki is curated by Artists at Risk (AR)/Perpetuum Mobile(PM) and co-hosted by PM, Eläintarha villa and HIAP – Helsinki International Artists Programme. It is funded by the City of Helsinki, Department of Culture.