[-empyre-] ISEA2011 -

Sibel Tugal tugalsibel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 23:08:39 EST 2011

Dear Cynthia; thanks for the introduction. Greetings to Empyrers.

Sibel Tugal

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 2:01 AM, Cynthia Beth Rubin <cbr at cbrubin.net> wrote:

> Greetings to Empyrers:
> Turkey is an interesting place for its rich history, but also for the
> current art scene. Discussions with Turkish artists have brought some new
> insights into the current lively art scene in Istanbul. I have been very
> fortunate to have met some great Turkish artists, who are now part of Empyre
> and can speak better than I about Istanbul and the impact of ISEA.
> Some introductions first.  Some of my own thoughts to follow in a separate
> email,
> Murat Germen is an artist using photography as an expression / research
> tool, and has exhibited his work internationally.  He is a member of the
> faculty at Sabanci University in Istanbul, where he teaches art, photography
> and new media.  He is presenting in several events at ISEA2011:
> http://isea2011.sabanciuniv.edu/mr.germen, and his work can be seen at:
> http://www.muratgermen.com
> Sibel Tuğal explores the conceptual traces of Op Art through vector based
> computer composing. She began working with the computer in 1995.  Sibel is
> an instructor at Işık Üniversitesi, where she also works in Public
> Relations. Her work can be seen at:
> http://www.isikun.edu.tr/akademik/akademik_kadro/gsf/stugal/s.tugal.html
> and
> http://www.turkishculture.org/whoiswho/visual-arts/sibel-avci-tugal-427.htm
> Kerem Özcan is a multidisciplinary designer and academic, based in
> Istanbul, Turkey. He has a BSc in Industrial design from Istanbul Technical
> University and pursueing his graduate studies in the same university. He is
> also a member of faculty in Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts' department
> of Industrial design and works as a freelance designer in various projects.
> Petek Kızılelma is a graduate students and teaching assistant at Istanbul
> Bilgi University. Her work can be seen at:
> http://www.behance.net/petekkizilelma (and more biographical information
> to follow)
> ==
> Cynthia
> Cynthia Beth Rubin
> http://CBRubin.net
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