Siemens Sanat
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Selection Board

Ali Akay, Professor at Mimar Sinan Fine art Univesity, head of the Departement of Sociology Visiting professor at Humboldt University (Berlin), Paris VIII University and İ.N.H.A in Paris. Art Consultant and curator of Sekerbank Acıkekran New Media Art Center Founder of the Journal of Toplumbilim (Sociology) which had first been published in 1992 and is currently published biannually.

Mürteza Fidan curator, artist. Teaches in Marmara University and Okan University. Took part in several exhibitions. Curator and advisor of Siemens Sanat.

T. Melih Görgün, He lives and works in Istanbul and Sinop. Independent curator, artist, working on cultural studies, performances and city and art. He works as a curator on research based and participative references interdisciplinary projects, with a focus on difference, memory, identity, cultural codes. Professor at the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts in Istanbul. He is the founder of the SINOPALE International Sinop Biennial, which is the title of an international project that, in the context of local development, draws the civil society together with the purpose of building dialogue through culture and arts, within the framework of the model of "artistic production based on sharing."

He realized different performances in Oratorio di San Ludovico, Venice, Museums Quartier Wien, Maximilian Platz München, in ZhDK, Zürich. He curated exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. He is one of the entrepreneur of an international cooperation project "City and Art" which is realized with several art academies from London, Vienna, München, Den Haag, Halle- Burg Giebchenstein, Venice, Malmö. Since 2007 he is the co-curator of Siemens Sanat.

Daniel Herrmann, curator and publicist, studied photography at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Academy of Visual Arts) in Leipzig, since 2009 director of Werkleitz center for media art in Halle (Saale)

Işın Önol, has been producing exhibitions and other art related events as an independent curator based in Vienna, since 2009. She is a PhD Candidate, at the Department of Cultural Studies, University of Applied Arts, Vienna. She worked as the director/curator at Proje4L/Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul (2006-2009). In 2014, she worked as the guest curator at Schauraum Angewandte, at the Museums Quartier of Vienna, as well as teaching as a guest lecturer at the Digital Art program at the University of the Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria. She holds an MAS degree on Curating, from ZHdK, Zurich and MFA on Visual Arts from Sabanci University, Istanbul.