Sinem Dişli (1982, Şanlıurfa) graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Dokuz Eylül University in 2004, and completed her master’s degree in photography at the Department of Photography at Marmara University in 2007. In 2008, she was selected for the summer residency program in OCTET: School of Visual Arts, New York. Dişli has participated in many group exhibitions and workshops in the USA, Cyprus and several places in Turkey including Bursa and Izmir. She joined the First International ULIS fotoFEST Photography Festival and the First International IFSAK Photography Biennial in Istanbul. Since 2003, she has received many awards for her works.