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Institutional Collectors


Library of Congress 

New York Public Library (NYPL) 

Stanford University 

University of California at Los Angeles, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library (UCLA) 

Grinnell College

Wesleyan University

Smith College

University of Delaware Library

 Bainbridge Museum of Art




phone Amsterdam: +31(0)648790448

phone New York: (+1) 3474521048



Beldan Sezen is continuously striving to investigate other forms of reading experiences and as such ventures into cross-disciplines such as installation, video, playwright, and sound.  

For the frauen museum wiesbaden she installed her first graphic novel Zakkum as a giant walk though book and showed her editioned book Iron Bunnies Hop in Santurce, Puerto Rico as a video installation, whispering her inner monologue to the in and out fading images .

Her book Snapshots of a Girl was named to the American Library Association's Over the Rainbow List for the best LGBT books for adult readers in 2016.

In 2015 she was awarded with a Global Arts Fund Award by the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. Sezen has been a resident at the League Residency at Vytlacil, the P-af residency and Djerassi Resident Artists Program.

Her editioned books are represented by Booklyn. She lives and works in Amsterdam and NYC.