Biographies

Pelin Başaran was educated at the Political Science Department of Middle East Technical University in 2002 and The Institute of Turkish Modern History in Bogaziçi University. After completing her...

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Gökçe Dervişoğlu (born in Istanbul, 1974) graduated from Sankt Georg Commercial School and Istanbul University School of Economics. Her master research and thesis was awarded by Austrian...

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Esra Yalçınalp (born in 1982 in Istanbul) completed her B.A. degrees in History and International Relations at Tufts University, USA. After working as a documentary film producer in Boston for 2...

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Teike Asselbergs (born in 1973, Amersfoort, The Netherlands) is the chief-editor of the Cultural Mapping Turkey, which was commissioned by the Fund for Contemporary Visual Arts, Design and...

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Özlem Er (born in Ankara, 1966) received her BID and MSc degrees from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, and her PhD from the Institute of Advanced Studies at Manchester...

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Pelin Derviş (born in Ankara, 1967) graduated as an architect (Istanbul Technical University). Worked on various projects ranging from urban inventory to spatial and object design in her practice...

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Lucy Bosscher (born in Belarus, 1962) is a daughter of a Persian father and a Polish mother; but is carrying a Dutch passport and lives in Istanbul. She is a linguist turned fashion visionary. “A...

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Zeynep Günsür (born in Istanbul, 1968) started dancing in 1986 and has worked as a performer and director in various projects ever since. She founded the Boğaziçi Modern Dance Club and graduated...

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Sadik Karamustafa (Born in Yalikoy/Ordu, 1946) studied graphic design at the Fine Arts Academy Istanbul (IDGSA). Completed MA and PhD studies in Mimar Sinan University and became associate...

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Selin Yilmaz (born in Istanbul, 1980) studied Political Science at Tufts University, USA and mastered the Cultural Management at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, France. She has worked in...

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Lecturer Turkish Studies/Islamic Art and Material Culture, Leiden University, The Netherlands

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Su Basbugu (born in Paris, 1982) studied Management of Performing Arts in Istanbul Bilgi University. She is currently the photography curator assistant of the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art.

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Barış Altan (born in Antallya, 1975) studied architecture at Istanbul Technical University and had his MSc. at the same university on restoration. Worked as both professional and volunteer in...

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Hanife Ölmez (born in Munich, 1978) gratuated from the department art history at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. She is currently doing Master’s in Philosophy at Galatasaray University and...

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