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Cihan Cankaya Nebi

GIZEM RENKLIDAG:1984, Istanbul Gizem Renklidag is an multidisciplinary artist based in İstanbul, Turkey. She studied in several universities asCombined Arts from Yıldız Technical University, Faculty of Arts & Design inIstanbul, University of Siegen, Germany in the Faculty of Arts where she focused mainly on printmaking techniques and metal sculpture besides her worksbased on painting and installation. Renklidag is currently pursuing an MA inInformatics at MimarSinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul. She designed several theatre stages, decorations and installations at open air festival. She was invited as a residentartist to the Czech Republic and designed a stage forthe Lunchmeat Festival incollaboration with Nohlab in 2013. She worked as a producer of several artand exhibition projects in collaboration with well known visualartist&collectives from Turkey. Renklidag is the curator of IstanbulMaker Faire. She emphasises the value and the importance of the collaboration between different art disciplines thus she organised several activities,meetings in cooperation with Amber Platform Art&Technology Festival inIstanbul, in order to connect artists and makers. Renklidag is currently working as alecturer in two universities in Istanbul, teaching New Media Arts and Contemporary Arts and Science &Technology. AHMET SAID KAPLAN (İzmir, 1986) media artist, creative director – His interest through digital art began in early ages. He tried to visualize various sounds from many artists, including minimal techno label MINUS. After creating many music videos and animations, he became interested in real time visual production, performances and interactive installations. During 2014, he began touring internationally to perform live visuals for the inspiring techno artist Jon Gaiser, with the support of Ali M. Demirel. He is co-founder/creative director at DECOL and continuing to experience media art in Istanbul Bilgi University Visual Communication Design master programme. Here is an interview with Lamezcla Magazine for additional info.