WORK EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE
Videographer, Editor and Photographer | 2010 - current
Shoots and edits trailers, interviews, Q&As, music videos, performances, and designs projection mapping. Clients include:
Creative Time
Eyebeam Art+Technology Center
El Museo Del Barrio
Maysles Cinema
UnionDocs
Serkan Ozkaya for Postmasters Gallery
Lillian Schwartz for MoMA and National Film Board of Canada
ByKids
Architecture for All
Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, MA
Videographer and Editor | 2013 - current
Shoots and edits online education videos for HarvardX.

MAYSLES CINEMA, New York
Curator | 2012 - current
Curates the documentary series, 'Fiction-Non', which explores hybrid films that cross the boundaries between fiction and non-fiction traditions.
House Manager | 2012 - 2013
Manages the cinema, projection, accounting during screenings, films post-screening discussions and events, trains and supervises volunteers.
Teaching Assistant, Cinema & Programming intern | 2012 - 2013
Assisted in Maysles Institute's film program at St Hope Leadership Academy in Harlem. Cinema and programming internship duties included managing cinema's weekly press listings, editing trailers and Q&As, conducting research for Albert Maysles' ongoing projects.

UNIONDOCS, Brooklyn
Collaborative Fellow | 2012 - 2013
Selected as a Collaborative Fellow in a year-long documentary research and production group. Researcher, producer, director, cinematographer and editor in Toñita's, a documentary short about the last Puerto Rican Social Club in Williamsburg. Cinematographer in the documentary Goodbye Southside by Mike Vass.

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, New York
A/V Lab Assistant at MFA Computer Art Department | 2011 - 2012
Assisted Jarryd Lowder, instructor of studio classes in video and sound, in maintaining the audiovisual workstations and equipment, conducted workshops on the A/V equipment and software and researched new technologies.

EYEBEAM ART+TECHNOLOGY CENTER, New York
Videographer and Editor | 2011
Shot and edited videos, designed animations for Taeyoon Choi, fellow artist at Eyebeam.

ISTANBUL FOUNDATION OF ARTS AND CULTURE, Istanbul
Tour guide | 2009
Conducted tours in English and Turkish at the main venue of the 11th International Istanbul Biennial.

SKILLS
Canon C100, Canon 5D/7D/60D/T2i, Panasonic AGAF 100, Panasonic p2, GoPro, Zoom H4/H4n/H2

Final Cut 7, Final Cut X, Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Encore, Compressor,

Dragonframe Stop Motion, MochaPro, ProTools, Max/MSP/Jitter, Photoshop

SCREENINGS | EXHIBITIONS

2013
Labour in a Single Shot
Goethe Institute, Cambridge, MA

Cyber Monday
Recession Art, Brooklyn, NY

Creative Time Summit
NYU, New York, NY

'Caribbean Nights' community screening
The Caribbean Sports Club, Brooklyn, NY

'Caribbean Nights' community screening
Los Sures Senior Center, Brooklyn, NY

UnionDocs Collaborative Studio Screening
Sternberg Park, Brooklyn, NY

Borderless
Flux Factory, Queens, NY

Abstract Currents
MoMA, New York, NY

Keep Taking It Apart
Note On, Berlin, Germany

2012

Prolonged Exposure
The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

Between Two Thoughts
Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Parsing (Im)possibilities
Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Open Studios
SVA MFA Computer Art department, New York, NY

Video Art Show
SVA MFA Computer Art department, New York, NY

2011

Open Studios
SVA MFA Computer Art department, New York, NY

Pixellence
West Side Gallery, New York, NY

2010

Parallel Threads
West Side Gallery, New York, NY

2009

Flow
Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Storey Somethingson
Sabanci University FASS Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

6th Yildiz Short Film Festival
Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Digital Media Exhibition
Sabanci University FASS Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2008

From Sketch to Painting
Sabanci University FASS Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2007

Drawing and Painting Exhibition
17. TUYAP Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

Nude Portraits 3
Sabanci University FASS Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

RESIDENCY

2012-2013: UnionDocsBrooklyn, NY
Non-fiction media research and production fellow at UnionDocs Collaborative Studio.

2013: MIT and Goethe Institute Boston, MA
'Labor in a Single Shot' workshop with Harun Farocki & Antje Ehmann

EDUCATION

2010-2012: MFA in Computer Art
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2005 - 2009: BA in Visual Arts
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

2007 Fall: Erasmus student
Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow, Poland

2007 Summer: DAAD grant recipient
Freie University, Berlin, Germany

AWARDS and HONORS

2012: Commencement Speaker Nominee from MFA Computer Art Department, School of Visual Arts

2012: Thesis Finishing Grant, School of Visual Arts

2012 - 2011: Assistantship Scholarship, School of Visual Arts

2009 - 2007: Academic Excellence Scholarship, Sabanci University

2008 - 2006: Certificate of High Honor, Sabanci University

2007 Fall: Erasmus Grant

2007 Summer: German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship

2006 - 2005: Certificate of Honor, Sabanci University