Thanatos Olmasa Eros Olmazdı (There Would Be No Eros Without Thanatos), 2017
Yeni Parçaları Patlıyordu (His New Pieces Were Exploding), 2017
Hüznün Bulduğu Renkler (The Colors Found by Sorrow), 2017
Yarasını Örtemiyordu (He Could Not Cover His Wounds), 2017
Çıkmaya Çalışırken (Trying To Get Out), 2017
Yollar Yerleşmek İçin Değildi (The Roads Were Not for Settling), 2017
Kana Bulanmamış Bir Toprak Bulabilir Miydi? (Could He Have Found a Piece of Land Not Soaked in Blood?), 2017
Kendini Arıyordu (He Was Looking for Himself), 2017
İnşirahın Başlaması (The Beginning of Al-Inshirah), 2017
Geçmiştekiler De Gömülüyordu (Even Those in the Past Were Sinking), 2017
Melekler Bile Düşüyordu (Even Angels Were Falling), 2017
Geceleri De Arıyordu (He Was Searching Even in the Night), 2017
İçini Deliyordu (It Was Piercing Him in the Inside), 2017
Bir Kurtla Karşılaşma (Encounter With A Wolf), 2017
Yanmak Aydınlatıyordu (Burning was Illuminating), 2017
Dilsiz Konuşmalar (Tongueless Conversations), 2017
Karanlık Ve Umut (Darkness and Hope), 2017
Günlük Otoportre (Daily Autoportrait), 2017
Ardında (Behind), 2017
İçeride (Within), 2017
Belki (Maybe), 2017
İnanamıyordu (He Could Not Believe it), 2017
Kendinden Başka Bir Şeye Düşme (Falling into Anything But Itself), 2017
Olasılıkları Kucaklıyordu (He Was Embracing the Possibilities), 2017
Unutmadan Yenilenmeliydi (He Had to be Renewed Before He Forgot), 2017
Farketmezin Başlaması (The Beginning of It Doesnt Matter), 2017
Konacak Bir Yer Aramak (Looking for a Place to Perch), 2017
Ruhunun Yeni Alfabesi (The New Alphabet of His Soul), 2017
İsimsiz (Untitled), 2017
Saklı Portre (The Hidden Portrait), 2017
Günlük Otoportre (Daily Autoportrait), 2017
Anladım Ama Anlam Veremiyorum (I Got It All But I Just Cant Understand), 2017
Paylaşılmış Psikoz (Folie à Deux), 2017
Kendini Doğurmak (Self-Conception), 2017
İzolasyon (Isolation), 2017
İç İçe (Interlocked), 2017
Bulmaya Çalışıyordu (He Was Trying To Find Out), 2017
He was born in 1966, in Trabzon, Akçaabat.
He learned how to read and write at a very early age. His life revolved around books and literature ever since he was a child.
When he graduated from Medical School, he felt like he was “crammed in a bag”. He craned his neck through what he calls “The hole in the bag”, psychiatry. He completed his 10 years of specialization in Bakırköy Psychiatric Hospital. One of Turkey’s most renowned and successful psychiatrists, Cem Mumcu is known to be using the method of Existential Analytical Psychotherapy. His research on psychiatry is focused on artistic creativity and mood.
He gave lectures on Artistic Creativity and Art Psychology for 3 years in Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts. Cem Mumcu gives classes on communication to some of the biggest companies in Turkey, and he was invited to TedxReset, the first organization of TED held in Turkey, as a speaker.
Known also for his authorship and publishing, he founded “Okuyan Us” publishing house in 1997. Okuyan Us is still publishing books as of today and impacting the industry with its innovations.
He has 17 books published (Tales From The Thousand and One People 1-139, Third Page Beauty, In Limbo and In Dreams, Corpus of Genuine Loves, Scale of Delicate Souls, Life is a Screen on Reality, The Grave, Disappointment in Life, The Book of Self Care, Should You Say or Should You Not, Therapy Thingy, Dementia in Literature, OCD and Depression, Women and Depression, Old Age and Depression, If It Begins It Ends That’s Why It’s Nice, Topsyturvy Ivy), he edited 6 books (Naked History of Turkey, The Secret History of Bakırköy Psychiatric Hospital, Carnal Stories, Crazy Stories, The Book of Heroes, Arthritis and Art) and published 3 magazines (Artimento, Schizophrenia and Art, Pendulum)
His book, “Mezar (The Grave)”, has been published in 9 languages: Hungarian (Törökfürdö, 2007), Bulgarian (3AROBEHИ, 2010), German (Das Hamam, 2010), Albanian (Sarkofagu, 2011), Romanian (Mormant, 2011), English (The Grave, Taylor&Francis Group Middle Eastern Literatures Academic Publication, 2012), Italian (Lesioni Di Famiglia, 2013), Arabic (Makber, 2013), Macedonian (MakБep, 2013).
He also wrote in different genres such as poetry, stories, novels, essays and critics. He has never sent any of his works to any prize. He was awarded with Doruktakiler Story Writer prize in 2004.
Some of the magazines and publications his works was published in are: Taylor&Francis Group Middle Eastem Literatures (incorporating: Literature), Cogito, Kitap-lık, E, Varlık, Milliyet Sanat, Radikal Kitap, Milliyet Cadde, Vatan Newspaper, Evrensel Kültür, Aries, Artimento, Akademist, Yasakmeyve, Son Kişot, Hayvan, Aura, Vizyon, Cumhuriyet Magazine, Bütün Dünya, DermoArt, lstanbul Art News, Haliç Edebiyat, Yaşasın Edebiyat, Aziziye, Akşamlık, Genç Boyut, Şizofreni ve Sanat, Hürriyet Gösteri, lstanbul Life, Tempo, Bilim ve Gelecek, Cumba lstanbul, Arena and Deniz Yıldızı.
He took part in two conception television programmes as of today: Both “Short Circuit” and “By Whom According to What” were influential programmes thanks to their quality and their content.
Also drawing and painting, Cem Mumcu opened his first personal exhibition, “I’m Not The One You Think, I’m Not Any of Those You Think, I’m Not A Thing!”, in December 2016.