Date: February 10, 2014
Location: Upper West Side
Ebru Kurbak is an artist, researcher and educator, currently based in Vienna. Her works deal with psychological and cultural implications of body-technology-space relations. In her recent works, she has been designing body-worn technologies and exploring their instrumental, aesthetic and semiotic potentials. She has shown her work in international platforms such as Ars Electronica, Siggraph, and FILE. She has carried out residencies at the La Gaîté Lyrique (Paris), LABoral (Gijon) and V2_(Rotterdam). Ebru studied architecture at the Istanbul Technical University. After graduating, she taught Visual Perception and Design Literacy at the Departments of Visual Communication Design and Photography and Video in the Istanbul Bilgi University. She currently works as a lecturer at the Department of space & design strategies in the University of Arts and Industrial Design in Linz, looking at conceptual and practical approaches to artistic applications of reactive and interactive objects and spaces.