Mr. Murat Germen
Murat Germen is an artist using photography as an expression / research tool. He has an MArch degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he went as a Fulbright scholar and received AIA Henry Adams Gold Medal for academic excellence. Works as a professor of art, photography and new media at Sabanci University in Istanbul. Has submitted work for distinguished institutions such as; Istanbul Modern, Young & Rubicam, McCann Erickson, The Designory, Norman Foster & Partners, DDB, Rafineri, Swissôtel, Boyner, Aga Khan Awards, Siemens, Koc Holding, Yapi Kredi Culture & Art Publishers, Istanbul Foundation for Culture & Arts, Economic & Social History Foundation of Turkey, etc. Having many articles / photo series published on architecture / photography / art / new media at various magazines / books; he has been accepted to several symposia / conferences like SIGGRAPH, ISEA, Mutamorphosis, Towards a Science of Consciousness, CAe, CAC2, EVA-London, eCAADe, ASCAAD to lecture on pertinent topics. Has opened over forty inter/national (Turkey, USA, Italy, Germany, UK, Mexico, Portugal, Uzbekistan, Greece, Japan, Russia, Iran, India, France, Canada, Bahrain) exhibitions. The artist and his artistic work is represented by C.A.M. Gallery in Turkey and ARTITLED! in the Netherlands / Belgium. More than 40 editions of the artist’s several artworks are in personal collections of eminent art collectors in Turkey, in addition to a few that are in Istanbul Modern’s and Proje4L Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art (Istanbul) collections. Some of artist’s works are sold at Sotheby's, Christie's and national auctions (http://www.artnet.com/artists/murat-germen/past-auction-results).