Zeren Badar is a self-taught conceptual artist who lives in New Orleans and New York City. He is originally from Turkey. His works have been exhibited internationally including in Aperture Foundation, New York; The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO; Griffin Museum, Boston.
Zeren Badar hugely influenced by Dad & Neo-Dada.He explores the peculiar combination of photography, painting & collage. He creates three-dimensional collages with found objects, food and cheaply printed old paintings.
In his works, Familiar objects are transformed into unexpected strange but simple forms. They are surrealistic juxtapositions of objects. Reality is altered. They are no longer ordinary things.In many ways, he examines a new type of still life.