About me

Education

2017 - 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio, with emphasis in Art & Technology, Performance and Film, Video, New Media- School of the Art Institute of Chicago, (SAIC) Chicago, IL

2013 - 2008
Matura Diploma, Austrian Highschool, Österreichisches Sankt Georg Kolleg, Istanbul, Turkey

Professional Experience

February 2018 - September 2017
New INC, New York
Production Intern
June 2019 - February 2018
Collecteurs, New York / Istanbul
Operations Manager, Community Developer
January 2017 - May 2017
Art Institute of Chicago
Interactive Gallery & Research Assistant
August 2017 - April 2015
Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago
Technical Director, Web Administrator

Independent Projects

From June 2019 to present, I have been working as an independent artist, giving workshops on audio reactive coding with Max/Msp.
I have been involved in more than 20 creative projects. Some highlights are below.

Put Out Record Label Event Series - Istanbul,Turkey
•Event banners, teaser videos, promotional material
•Immersive environment creation
•Live audio reactive shows
Austrian Cultural Forum Istanbul Season Opening Party
•Finalized a project from proposal to reality
•Immersive environment creation with 6 projectors
•Live audio reactive show
Atölye Istanbul
•Live shows for events
•Gave workshops on audio reactive coding with Max/Msp.
Anahit Sahne
•Worked as a visual content creator
•Controlling visuals for live concerts, dj shows

Skills

Adobe Design Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro)
Max8 (Cycling 74), Processing, Arduino, beginner C++,
•Projection Mapping, Motion Graphics
• VDMX, Madmapper, HeavyM, Vpt8

Experience in working with micro controllers and Raspberry Pi
Experience in using sensors such as FSR Sensor, heart beat sensor, flex sensor, piezo discs, ultrasonic sensor
Analog devices,
Web design (HTML, Javascript, CSS)
Microsoft Office Suite ,Windows and Mac operating systems
Familiarity with Hand tools and laser cutting

Languages

• Turkish (Native Language)
• English (Advanced)
• German (C1 Level)

Selected Performances / Screenings / Exhibitions

2015 - 2016

Information As Art: SYNBIO DOME
Installation (with Majenta Strongeheart -Jon Tackie -Kristine Oak)
LeRoy Neiman Center & Northwestern University, Chicago

Too Dark For A Light Show !,
Performance
Tom Robinson Gallery Chicago

Of Roses and Jesamine / Films for Ecstasy
Screening
SAIC Leroy Neiman Center, Chicago

2017

BFA Performance Festival
Performance
SAIC, Chicago

Printmaking Festival Storm of Silence,
Performance
Tempel, Parnu-Estonia

Bridgeport | TinyGarage,
Performance
Dfbrl8r Gallery Chicago

semiSignals,
Performance
The Archer Beach Haus, Chicago
2018

Fin du Monde,
Performance
Wild Embeddings Gallery, NewYork-NY

Folds of Existence: Films for Ecstasy
Screening
American Medium, NewYork-NY
2019

Anahit Sahne
Live visuals
Istanbul,Turkey

Put Out Event Series
Immersive Environments
Istanbul,Turkey

Austrian Cultural Forum Istanbul
Immersive Environments
Istanbul,Turkey

Atolye Istanbul
Workshops on audio reactive coding
Istanbul,Turkey