ALPER TURAN

Alper Turan – Cité internationale des arts & Camargo Foundation
Born in 1993, Alper Turan lives and works in Istanbul. Turan is a freelance curator and co-founder of Das Art Project, a curatorial collective that uses thematically-specific buildings, often with historical significance, to realize ephemeral exhibitions with mostly younger generation of artists. Turan, most recently curated Positive Space, an exhibition project on HIV/AIDS in Istanbul. This project also lays the ground of his master’s research in Cultural Studies in which he merges critical reading of artworks with (auto)ethnographic accounts. Turan is interested in ethnographic and queer curation, exhibition-making strategies as well as queer archive and intangible heritage.