Digital Culture, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Özgür Caliskan was born in 1986, Istanbul. He has done BA in Film & TV studies. During his BA, practically, he made several videos for school and individual projects, also he wrote and directed three short movies which two of them were screened internationally. Theoretically, he studied auteur theory and also the representation of human in science-fiction cinema. In the University of Bahcesehir, he founded Modern Arts Club that he directed and performed sevreal video / dance projects. He has done his exchange studies in University of Ulster, UK, at the department of art and media studies including film psychoanalysis. In fall 2009, he started his MA in the International Digital Culture Programme in the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. In his MA, he has concentrated on the similarirites of post-industrial society and science-fiction cinema in terms of the relationship between human and technology. Recently, he has just finished his MA and he is planning to study in the area of neurocinematics.