Beyza is a Brooklyn/Cambridge/Istanbul-based documentary filmmaker, video artist and curator. She was a fellow in 2012-2013 UnionDocs Collaborative Studio in Brooklyn. As a part of her residency, she co-directed Toñita’s, a documentary portrait of the last remaining Puerto Rican social club in South Williamsburg. She curates ‘Fiction-Non’, a documentary series exploring narrative/non-fiction hybrid films, at Maysles Cinema in Harlem. Her work as a video artist has been exhibited in many venues including MoMA (New York), The Invisible Dog Art Center (Brooklyn), NoteOn (Berlin), Goethe Institute (Cambridge, MA) and Sakip Sabanci Museum (Istanbul).
Currently, she is a videographer and a video editor at Harvard University. She is also working on the feature-length version of Toñita’s.