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Adela Jušić

Adela Jušić was born on 1982 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Printmaking, University of Sarajevo in 2007 (MA), and holds MA in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe from Sarajevo and Bologna Universities, 2013.

Ahmet DoĞu İpek

The artist who performed the last solo exhibition named "Days" in April 2017 at Galata Rum School, lives and works in Istanbul. The artist, known for his work combining traditional materials such as watercolors and charcoal with innovative techniques, also has works based on space, three-dimensional works and a wide range of works including collective productions with artists from various disciplines. The contents of his works constitute city-city design and architecture, designed and spontaneous forms, repetition and coincidence, memory and recording.

Almıla Akdağ Salah

Almila Akdag Salah studied at the Art History Department of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), focusing on techno-science art and its place in the art historical canon. She was one of the first Digital Humanities Fellows of UCLA. Upon completing her PhD, she became a Postdoctoral researcher with the Virtual Knowledge Studio (KNAW) – Knowledge Space Lab project, which contributes to the new research area of maps of science. Almila joined the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam, New Media Studies) with a Veni grant on the online art platform deviantArt.

Aslihan Şenel

Aslıhan Şenel is an architect, design studio tutor and lecturer at the Istanbul Technical University (ITU). After receiving her bachelor and masters degrees in ITU, she completed her PhD at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL in 2008, with a thesis titled ‘Unfixing Place: A Study of Istanbul through Topographical Practices’. She has organised international student workshops and contributed in publications such as Politics of Making by Routledge, First Year Works by ITU, and Besides Tourism by Editions ETSAB.

Ayca Ciftci

Ayça Çiftçi graduated from the Department of Film & TV at İstanbul Bilgi University and received her master’s degree from the Cultural Studies Department of the same university. She is a film critic and a member of the editorial board of Altyazı Cinema Magazine since 2005. From 2006 to 2010 she worked as a teaching assistant at Bilgi University. Currently, she is a PhD student in the Department of Media Arts at the Royal Holloway, University of London.

Aysel Alver

Aysel Alver was born in 1983 in Turkey. She completed her graduate and postgraduate at Hacettepe University Faculty of Fine Arts Sculpture Department. She started Proficiency in Art at the same university in 2013

Bager Akbay

Bager Akbay studied Communication Design at Istanbul and Interface Cultures at Linz Art University, Austria. After his studies at Black Theater as an actor and puppeteer, Bager started to give lectures at various universities on his field and provided consultance to companies within the education and design fields in the last 10 years, and creating artworks at his studio iskele47, Istanbul.

Başak Şenova

Basak Senova is a curator and designer. She studied Literature and Graphic Design (MFA in Graphic Design and Ph.D. in Art, Design and Architecture at Bilkent University) and attended the 7th Curatorial Training Programme of Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam.  She is a founding member of NOMAD, as well as the organizer of "Upgrade!Istanbul" and "ctrl_alt_del" sound art project. As an assistant professor, she lectured in various universities in Turkey.

berat çokal

Bachelor of Architecture (ODTÜ, 1998) Master of Graphic Design (Bilkent, 2000) Berat Çokal gives lectures on gastronomy history and European cuisine at Kadir Has University Vatel Business School and teaches culture, identity, futurist environment, landscape architecture and introduction to interior architecture at Altınbaş University.

Berk Yalçın

As a software engineer and game designer, he is using technology in every part of his life
His passion for these topics led him to work with new technologies and to develop applications and games for various audiences. Currently, he continues to work on projects on artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality at VR First BAU.

bİlge demİrtaş

Independent filmmaker, digital media arts researcher and part-time lecturer. Following her graduation from METU Philosophy Department she started working as a research assistant in METU Audio Visual Systems Research Center (GISAM), Ankara. She has been an active member of Körotonomedya—a collective formed by academicians, artists and intellectuals around GISAM—and VIDEA—an art community composed of artists, video activists working on video theory and practice. She studied for her graduate degree in the Department of Media and Cultural Studies at METU, Ankara.

Bora Yerliyurt

Upon the completion of his bachelors and masters degrees from Yıldız Technical University, Department of Architecture, he acquired a doctorate degree on "Urban Renewals" in the field of Urban Planning.

Burçak Bingöl

Burçak Bingöl’s works reflect her dense cultural heritage and her continued fascination with patterns. Through her labor-intensive process of tracing, copying and reconstructing she adopts an analytical approach to ornamentation. Bingöl’s drawings convey an unusual sense of order, although they are largely made up of non-symmetrical lines and patterns.

Burcu Serdar Köknar

1997’de İTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Mimarlık Bölümü'nden mezun oldu. 2001'de İTÜ Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Bina Bilgisi Programı’ndan “Mekansal Arayüzlerin Kente ve Yaşama Katılımları Üzerine  Bir İnceleme” isimli tezi ile yüksek lisans derecesini aldı. Eş zamanlı olarak çalışmalarını peyzaj tasarımına yoğunlaştırdı ve genellikle mimari tasarım ve peyzaj tasarımı ara kesitinde işler, iç-dış mekan ilişkileri, tasarımda farklı ölçeklerde geçişler üzerinde çalışmaya başladı. 2004-2007 yılları arasında İTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Peyzaj Mimarlığı Bölümü'nde araştırma görevlisi olarak çalıştı.