Elif Karagoz, born in 1984 in Turkey, has studied Design and Photography in Florence and in Rome, Italy. She has won places in some Photography contests; including the National Geographic Turkey Photography Competition in 2006 (second place in wildlife photography), and the International Artefatto 2010-CandyWorld of Trieste, Italy. She has participated in some exhibitions in Rome and in Istanbul, including the 'Emergenze Arte Roma' for the young, emerging artists of Rome, and 'Avant Gard Retro' of the Galleria Arte Roma Design. She is currently living and working in Istanbul.