2013 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellows

The Turkish Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce the 14 recipients of the TCF 2013 Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

The TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship Program was launched in 2012 to encourage cultural and artistic exchanges between Turkey and the world by supporting artists and art/culture professionals. The Fellowship has been awarded to 33 individuals to date. The Fellowship has been awarded to 112 individuals from Turkey and all over the world to date.

2013 Fellows
Refik Anadol, audio/visual artist and designer and graduate student at the Department of Design Media Arts at UCLA, was invited to Young Projects to present his work in a large scale exhibition at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles.
LA Times Review on his exhibition
Doğan Arslanoğlu, photographer, was accepted to the New York Wassaic Residency Program, which is a multi medium residency that includes writers, musicians, and visual artists.
Halil Demirdelen, archaeologist and curator at the Anatolian Civilization Museum in Ankara, was invited to give lectures and organize workshops on Anatolian civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Şirin Pancaroğlu Dervent, harpist, was invited to the 12th International Harp Festival and Workshop in Belgrade, which is organized by  Harp Association of Serbia. She will give a solo recital to introduce Turkish music for the harp.
Ali Dolanbay, contemporary and performing artist, was invited to the Panoply Performance Laboratory (PPL) in Brooklyn, New York. He will perform his work “Untitled Act New York” during the Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival (BIPAK).
Dr. Begümşen Ergenekon, anthropologist and lecturer at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, presented her paper "Food, Health and Wellbeing in Ürünlü Village, Turkey" at the 8th International Conference on Culinary Arts and Sciences in Porto, Portugal.
Deniz İkiz,  Ph.D. Candidate in the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment at the Oxford Brookes University, presented her paper "Global Heritage Cities: A New Perspective for the Adaptation of the Historic Urban Landscape Approach to the Globalised Urban Context" at the International Conference of Heritage, Cities and Sustainable Development in Paris, France.
Gülfidan Özmen, glass artist, exhibited her glass art works in the "+1" Glass Show as part of attend Glass Boston, an event that includes lectures, demonstrations, tours, film series, gallery exhibitions, non-juried show & sale, and pre/post conference workshops.
Ceylan Öztürk, sculptor and visual artist, was accepted to an Art Residency Program and invited to have an exhibition at the end of the program at the Museum of Ideas in Lviv, Ukraine.
Leyla Postalcıoğlu, dancer and choreographer, attended the Dance WEB Residency Program within the frame of ImPulsTanz-Vienna, International Dance Festival during the summer of 2013.
Elvan Serin, visual artist, was accepted to the 2013 Ceramic Artist in Residence at the Künstlerhaus
Stadttöpferei Neumünster in Germany.
Selin Vatansever Tezcan, film producer, was invited to the 23rd Cinequest International Film Festival  in San Jose, CA, with her first feature production "El Yazisi."
Zafer Yumlu, horn musician and tutor, was invited to teach and present Turkish music for horn at the Dornbirner Horntage 2013 at the Musikschule Dornbirn in Austria.
Zeynep Çelik, professor of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology, presented her paper "The City, Ideology and Collective Memory" at the Conference on “Memory and Culture”, organized by the Cultural Research Association, and held at Bilkent University on September 5-7, 2013.


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