Nermin Saybaşılı is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul. Saybaşılı received her doctorate in visual culture from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Her research interests include visual culture in Turkey; contemporary art practices and critical theory with a particular emphasis on ‘visibilities’ and ‘invisibilities’ in the regime of vision; the ‘element’ of sound and voice in installation work and video art; mobility and counter-geographies; urban space and migration in the networked culture. Her most recent publications include essays in Voice: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media eds. Norie Neumark, Ross Gibson and Theo Van Leewen and Globalization and Contemporary Art ed.Jonathan Harris. Her book Sınırlar ve Hayaletler (Borders and Ghosts) has been published by the Metis Publishing House in 2011.