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Institutional Collectors


Library of Congress 

New York Public Library (NYPL)

University of Delaware Library

Stanford University 

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

Grinnell College

Wesleyan University

Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room 

University of Colorado at Boulder

Bainbridge Museum of Art

School of the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston

University of Connecticut (UCONN)

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

St. Olaf College

Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts, Wits Art Museum (WAM), The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

University of California at Irvine (UCI)

Chapman University

Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel




phone Amsterdam: +31(0)648790448

phone New York: (+1) 9295307828

Representation: Booklyn 



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.

She lives and works in Amsterdam and NYC.