Paola Tognazzi

studied industrial design at the IED in Milan and Cunningham, Ballet, Flying Low by David Zambrano and Body Mind Centering at the School of arts SNDO in Amsterdam. In 2001 she graduated majoring in Dance Theatre Direction within interactive audio-visual installations. She worked as assistant of Sasha Waltz in Nobody, with Min Tanaka in Japan,

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Mutlu Güngör

After receiving his B.Arch degree from İstanbul Technical University Department of Architecture in 2011, he started working as an architect at DBArchitects. He is a master candidate in Architectural Design Computing Program at Istanbul Technical University since 2012. During his graduate studies, he attended several international workshops and tutored national workshops about digital fabrication and

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Ekmel Ertan

works as artist, curator and educator. Ertan is the founder and artistic director of İstanbul based amberPlatform ( by BIS, Beden-İşlemsel Sanatlar Derneği / Body-Process Arts Association), which is a research and production platform on art and new technologies. Ertan is the curator of the international “amber Art and Technology Festival” since 2007.  Ertan is

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Nimish Biloria

is an Architect and an Assistant Professor at Hyperbody, Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft, The Netherlands. After being involved with investigating the inter-relation of Media and Architecture throughout his formative educational years at CEPT, Ahmadabad, India, he furthered his interests in the inter-disciplinary realm at the Architectural Association, London, UK, where he specialized in the field of Emergent Technologies and

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Ezgi Baştuğ

She is a masters candidate in Architectural Design Computing Program at Istanbul Technical University since 2012 and works as an architect at BUDA Mimarlık. Her research and interests focus on design education, cognitive studies of the design process, digital media and patterns. She received her B.Arch degree from İstanbul Technical University Department of Architecture in

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DECENTRALIZATION

This year, amber’14 Art and Technology Festival is organised in a fairly unusual way. What you’ll be witnessing will be a “no call”, “no budget”, “no center” festival which will feature autonomous projects minimising the need for central organisation. Under the topic of Merkezsizleşme / Decentralisation, amber’14 hosts a sum of self-organised and self-financed microeconomic

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Lecture/Presentations

in the frame of  BODILY DIFFERENCE AND EXPRESSION ACCROSS CULTURES This research workshops in the frame of Metabody Project aims at investigating the impact of cultural differences on perceiving and utilizing interactive devices regarding to body and space, in three different contexts. The first will be practical-based workshops with people with disabilities, the second will

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