Working under the pseudonym Haydiroket, Mert Keskin is Istanbul-based artist and curator.
His main mediums are GIF, Video, Collage and Analog Video Art.
His work resembles and mashes up the aesthetic of 8-bit color graphics, glitches and video signals seen in early Nintendo, Sega, Commodore devices and VHS tapes.
He was part of some Demoscene groups in the mid 90’s before having his talents tapped
by the likes of MTV, Converse and Tumblr.
His work has been exhibited at venues such as The Whitney Museum of American Art
(New York), Museum of the Moving Image (New York),
Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum (Washinton D.C.) etc.
He has participated in many exhibitions worldwide and has worked with numerous companies in the entertainment business.
His style has been written about in Complex, The Creator’s Project, Desin Faves, JUXTAPOZ, The Daily Dot, Digital Trends, ArtSlant, Art F City, and Dazed Digital.
His GIPHY channel has more than 12 Billion views online.
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