SOM / Team

  • H. Selen Akçalı Uzunhasan, Ph.D.

    H. Selen Akçalı Uzunhasan, Ph.D.

    Born in 1981 in Istanbul- Turkey. She graduated from the Saint-Michel French High School. She completed her BA degree at Marmara University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. She fulfilled the International Exchange...

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  • Bilge Uyan Atay, Ph.D.

    Bilge Uyan Atay, Ph.D.

    Bilge Uyan Atay is a co-founder of SOM. She has born in 1978 in Istanbul. After graduated from the Saint Michel French High School, she got her B.S. degree from Işık University. While she was working as a research assistant she received sch...

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  • H. Esra Çizmeci, Ph.D.

    H. Esra Çizmeci, Ph.D.

    In 1981, Esra Çizmeci was born in İzmir. After receiving her BA degree at İstanbul University State Conservatory, Esra moved to New York to complete her MFA in Acting at the City University of New York. In 2007, with the support of a depar...

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  • Kıvanç Ergu

    Kıvanç Ergu

    Kivanç Ergu was born in Izmir in 1979. After graduating from Izmir Tevfik Fikret High-School in 1997, he started his studies in international relations at Galatasaray University in Istanbul. In 2001, he received a scholarship from the Ro...

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  • Bedirhan Dehmen

    Bedirhan Dehmen

    Born in 1978, Istanbul. Until 2007 he was a member of an arts collective, Boğaziçi Performing Arts Ensemble. Then on, danced and choreographed independently, at times in collaboration with artists from Istanbul contemporary ...

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  • Ekim Öztürk

    Ekim Öztürk

    Ekim Öztürk graduated from Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne University, Faculty of Law with a master's degree. Öztürk worked as the culture-arts program responsible at the Istanbul French Cultural Center between 2009-2019. ...

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