Mert Kaya was born in Aydin, Turkey in the year of 1993. He continues his undergraduate study at Political Science and International Relations department in Bogazici University. Between 2011-2012, he has been in Brasil as a student with AFS Intercultural Program, and he got involved in several social movements and documentarist groups. In that period of time, he gave voluntary services in several NGOs and associations. He worked as the project assistant in many video projects. He currently produces videos for collectives and NGOs. He studies on Latin America, alternative politics, and documentary cinema.
Ariya Toprak who was born in 1991, completed her primary, secondary and high school education in Diyarbakır and afterwards she studied at department of Translation and Interpreting Studies in Boğaziçi University. She worked and had an active role as administrative staff at Boğaziçi University Theatre Club and Boğaziçi University Women’s Studies Club. She is still working as a culture manager at Mekan Artı.
Fikret Adaman, who has completed his undergrad education at Boğaziçi University and his PHD at Manchester University, has been working as an assistant professor at Economics Department in Boğaziçi University since 1993. He conducts both institutional and applied researches mainly in the areas of the history financial thought, financial politics of social policies and environmental economy, and currently he is working on the analysis of the disputes caused by the use of the ecological resources.
He was born in 1989, İzmir. He has worked on sound technologies at Studio Crash, between 2008-2012. He graduated from the department of Film Design in Yaşar University. He worked as a cinematographer and a director of editing for several films.
Ece Şenbaş was born in 1991, Adapazarı. She has graduated from Sociology Department in Boğaziçi University. By the same year, she has also completed Film Studies Certificate Program which is under the Boğaziçi University Western Languages and Literature Program. Currently she works as an assistant for several film and video projects.
He was born in 1989, Mersin. She has graduated from Department of Graphic Design Faculty of Fine Arts in Kocaeli University. At 2012 International Boconcept Cup Design Competition, she took the first place with her drawing named ‘People’, among 24.745 designs. She exhibited her works at both national and international personal and group exhibitions. She is doing cover design for several publishing houses, periodicals and newspapers like İletişim Yayınları, Notos Dergisi, Sabit Fikir Dergisi.
Documentary Filmmaker and Academician. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in filmmaking and media arts in the USA (Hampshire College, 1992 and Temple University, 1999). His films Boycott Coke (1989), Exodus (1991), DuvarlarMauernWalls (2000), 3 Hours (2008) and My Child (2013) have been screened at universities, festivals, movie theaters and television channels, and have won awards. He has taught in the field of film and media arts at various universities and institutions in the USA until 2000, and in Turkey since then. Since 2007 he has been teaching at Bogazici University in Istanbul. The same year he became a founding member of docistanbul, the Center for Documentary Studies.
She graduated from Yaşar University. She did a double major in the departments of Visual Communication Design and Graphic Design. As the student project, she worked at Istanbul Design Biennial and for a video-art project called “The Isn’t People”. After her graduation, she moved to Istanbul and she is working as art director for several agencies.