Bal is currently working on his doctorate degree and teaching at Arizona
State University. He writes theatre plays, poetry and short stories.
is an anthropologist and writer of prose and poetry.
Seda graduated from the Bosphorus University in Istanbul,
Turkey with a double major degree in Western Languages&Literatures
and Psychology in 2006. She also attended the Arizona State University
as an exchange student. She has been acting in stage plays since 10
yrs old and has been directing short films since high school years.
Currently she runs her own business and is working free-lance. She is
also the Istanbul correspondent for Bosphorus Art Project's 2007 Film
is a writer whose latest novel is set at the Zeugma excavation in southeast
Turkey. She recently took twenty friends on a bus trip all around Turkey.
When they got back home, they created a non-profit organization called
Tiny Peaces. Go to www.tinypeaces.com
to learn more or contact Jeni at firstname.lastname@example.org
an M.A. from Koc University's Anatolian Civilizations and Cultural Heritage
Management program. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University
of Arizona, Department of History. Since 2005 he is the Secretary General
of the Cultural Studies Association in Turkey. He has recenlty published
"Pera'dan Beyoglu'na" (From Pera to Beyoglu) (July 2006) from
is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Arizona State
University. Her current research is on immigration, citizenship
and cultural identity.
Basak Koyuncu is a graduate of the Middle East Technical
University (Ankara, Turkey)in Public Administration and Political Science.
She has completed her doctorate on Local Governance the Strathclyde
University in Scotland, UK. She was an administrator in the area of
social politics and employment at the European Commission's Turkey Delegation
for 5 years. Currently she works at a firm in Brussels, specializing
in regional development projects.
Gabriel Kuhn was born in Austria and received his formal
education there (except for a short stint at ASU), but lived abroad
for the rest of his life, both as a child and as an adult. He holds
a Ph.D. in philosophy. He is currently working on a manuscript to come
out next year.
Ethem makes documentaries, social spots, video art,
experimental films, dance videos and installations. He is an instructor
for video art and documentary at "Academy Istanbul," Beykent
University, Marmara University and Istanbul Bilgi University. Since
1990 he teaches at "FIMa international video workshops" which
he founded together with Walter Pucher and Petra Holzer. http://ozguven.bilgi.edu.tr/
Sinopoulos was born in 1974 in Athens; Greece. His childhood was a very
musical one, as he studied Western European classical music on guitar.
At the age of 14,he met Ross Daly and began his studies of kemençe,
joining Daly's Labyrinth Ensemble a year later. Sinopoulos also composed
scores for theater plays and modern dance. In 1997,he completed his
Musicology studies at a university in Athens, and began doctoral studies.
He is currently also an active member of several musical groups in Greece.
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is a young master of classical Turkish kemenche. He plays improvisational
as well as the Ottoman classical music repertoire.
was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1973. Türkan attended and graduated
from the Turkish Music Conservatory Instruments Education Department
of the Istanbul Technical University, where he studied with Ihsan Özgen,
an internationally recognized Turkish musician. In 1996, Türkan
performed with Turkish ney player Kudsi Ergüner at Yehudi Menuhin`s
80th birthday celebration concerts, organized by French President Jacques
Chirac, as an invited musician.
teacher Ihsan Özgen, Türkan aims to follow and develop the
teachings of one of this century's genius musicians, Tanburi Cemil Bey,
and today continues to work on different projects in his music career
with this goal in mind. Source: The
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holds a BA and an MSA in Graphic Design. Aside from his professional
design work, he paints a little bit, draws a little bit, and even writes
a little bit.
by Sinan Yucel.