DAMLA TAMER (born in Istanbul, Turkey) is an artist and educator living on unceded Coast Salish Territories. She works with mark-making, textiles, and spoken performance. Her practice and pedagogy search for a new ethics of temporality through the relationships between safety and vitality. Her work has been the focus of solo exhibitions at Darling Foundry and the fifty fifty arts collective. She is a founding member of A.M. (Art Mamas) artist group, and teaches on a sessional basis at UBC and Emily Carr University.