Ilke Cop (°1988) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.
She has a Masters in art history and cultural management, was Top graduate of the fashion department of SASK and is currently studying painting at the academy of Anderlecht.
In 2016, her label ILKECOP won the Future of Fashion Program, funded by Who's Next and Not Just a Label.
She's won "meilleurs de l'année 20217" by RTBF & focus Le vIF.
Her workrevolves around femininity, identity vs anonymity, craftsmanship in times of fast art and modern society.
All this done with a lot of attention to aesthetics and using a variety of mediums.
"I am very experimental in a technical way, and these technical insights get a plastic translation. My work is a kind of assembly method (addition/removal). I myself cultivate a natural handling of my artistic practice. Not a linguistic discourse in this case, but an artistic discourse."