Arzu Saglam (b. Zurich, 1985)
Is an artist working in the mediums of sound art and sound design. She creates audio visual projects, works in recording, composition and sound design.
She studied anthropology, film studies and art history at the university of Zurich, then decided to shift towards a creative path.
For many years she has worked as an amateur actor with a number of Theatre groups, including a production at Junges Theater Basel and participated in independent productions at Theaterhaus Gessnerallee, Zurich.
2013 she graduated in animation 2&3d from HSLU, Lucerne University of applied sciences and arts and spent one year of her studies at MOME, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest.
She is since working with several film makers as a sound designer and also sometimes animator.
Her works for movie makers such as Claudius Gentinetta, Maï Calon, Eva Stotz, Lina Walde, Ezra Belgrado and Santiago Pérez are screened internationally. For the animation work she did for Eva Stotz’s „One Million Steps“ she was honoured with a „Best Animation-& Experimental Film“ prize at Bamberger Kurzfilmtage in 2016.
2018 she graduated from EPAS (European Postgraduate in Art of Sound) at KASK Conservatorium.
She is part of the sound collective WORRAN and will release with the sound label Audiotalaia in 2019.
She is Currently working and living in Brussels.