Ebru Yetiskin


ITU Institute of Social Sciences
Ayazaga Campus Maslak


Assoc. Prof.


Ebru Yetiskin is an Istanbul-based independent curator and sociologist who works on the interaction of science, technology, art and politics. She has been working as a full time researcher in Istanbul Technical University since 2003. She studied Radio-TV-Cinema (BA) in Istanbul University; Science, Technology and Society (STS) in University of Louis Pasteur and Istanbul Technical University (MA); and Sociology in Mimar Sinan Fine University (PhD). During her PhD research, she has been a visiting scholar in Ecoles des Mines de Paris - Centre for Sociology of Innovation (2005-2006). As part of her critical research, she curated media art related exhibitions entitled, Cacophony (2013), Code Unknown (2014), Waves (2015), Contagious Bodies (2015), Illusionoscope (2017) and Interfaces (2018) in Istanbul. She also directed and curated Plugin New Media Section of Contemporary Istanbul (2015). Since then, she focused more on curating talks and workshops for rethinking democratic participation and communication of science and technology in Turkey. In 2016, she edited a book of poetry, Like The Others, written by a robot, Deniz Yılmaz; curated its autograph session in International Istanbul Art and Book Fair and developed a collective curatorial approach: paratactical curating. She is one of the founding members of IstanbuLab - Science, Technology and Society Platform in Turkey. www.ebruyetiskin.com