These are the people that, together with Lanfranco Aceti, form the international creative studio Lanfranco Aceti Inc. The studio or ‘studium’ is a place where Lanfranco Aceti develops projects in collaboration with a range of international institutions. It is a place where different people share interests and are willing to participate and develop international curatorial projects, art projects and research activities that reflect the ideas and passions of those who dedicate themselves to deliver high quality outputs.
Ozden Sahin completed a BA in Translation and Interpreting Studies at Bogazici University in 2007 and received an MA in Cultural Studies at Sabanci University in 2009. Her thesis titled Censorship on Visual Arts and Its Political Implications in Contemporary Turkey: Four Case Studies from 2002-2009 sought to explore cultural manifestations of recent art censorship in Turkey through the narratives provided by artists. Her main areas of interest are visual culture and curating digital art.
Ozden currently works at Sabanci University Kasa Gallery as the Vice Director and In-house Curator. She is also the Conference and Program Director to ISEA2011 Istanbul: The 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art and she is the Co-Editor to the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST).
Deniz Cem Onduygu
Deniz Cem Önduygu has an MA degree in Visual Arts & Visual Communication Design from Sabanci University where he worked as a teaching assistant and took some graduate level courses in biology. His research focuses on evolutionary design. He works as a visual designer operating independently and within the collectives Fevkalade (graphic design) and Çilek Ağacı (data analysis & visualization) with whom he won two awards at the 2012 Information is Beautiful Awards. He is also the art director of Leonardo Electronic Almanac.
Among his areas of interest are philosophy of biology, memetics, monsters, philosophy of mind, art theory, trash television, typography and information design.
Jonathan Munro is an artist, curator and educator. In 2009 Jonathan founded TINT, an artists led organisation with no fixed location, working in unused spaces, galleries and with online platforms. In 2010, he co-curated Unleashed Devices at the Watermans Art Centre in London. He has a BA in Fine Art specialising in Sculpture from University of Leeds. Jonathan is currently completing an MFA in Computational Studio Arts at Goldsmiths college. In 2011 he was awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council grant.
As an artist Jonathan Munro has worked on varies art projects, individually and within collaborations. His practice spans many mediums, incorporating computational tools, video, photography and fine art tools. He is interested in the control and configuration of the sensorial environment; this is both in terms of traditional art aesthetics and as part of a technologically informed practice.
He is currently the co-director of the Tin Shed Gallery in Goldsmiths College. The main aims are to bring international artists and academics together to be involved in exhibitions, talks and residencies around the themes of arts, technology and social issues. He is also working as editor for the Leonardo Electronic Almanac.