Işın Önol has been working as an independent curator predominantly in Austria and Turkey since 2009. Before that, she lead the Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art as its director and curator in Istanbul for three years (2006-2009).
Eser was born in Istanbul and grew up in Izmir. She studied piano at the Dokuz Eylül University State Conservatory. She tought piano between 1999-2016 at Anadolu University State Conservatory, in Eskisehir.