Damla Durman, born in 1996 in Istanbul, completed her undergraduate education at Bilgi University Performing Arts Department. She performed in collaboration with different artists at the Mamut Art Festival, The Pill Gallery, Santral Istanbul and similar venues. She led improvised dance  movement workshops in collaboration with the Back to Nature Association. She took lessons from choreographers and dancers such as Berrak Yedek, Hagit Yakira, Peter Jasko, Talin Büyükkürkciyan and Alleyne Alleyne. During his education, she practiced Contact Improvisation, Contemporary Dance, Skinner Releasing, Butoh, and so on. She continues to offer online classes where she examines the relationship between Improvisation Dance, Creation by Motion, and the relationship between Elements and Motion. Now she is curating an online İmprovisation Dance Festival.

Damla Durman

Festival Director/Festival direktörü


Serhan graduated from the graphic design department. He likes to be active in many branches of art. Like dancing, painting, designing, photography, etc. He started dancing at the age of 6 and is still improving himself with different dance styles.

Serhan Şerefoğlu

Media and Press/ Basın ve İletişim 

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Erkan Akbulut

Media and Press/ Basın ve İletişim

Erkan Akbulut graduated from Istanbul Bilgi University Performing Arts Department in 2020 hand in hand with corona virus. His professional work focuses on acting. However, he is especially interested in contemporary dance and he dances to every music he has heard since childhood.   While waiting impatiently for the end of the pandemic, he tries to continue his interdisciplinary studies.  

Pırıl Gündüz

Translation, Moderator/ Çeviri, Moderatör

Pırıl Gündüz is a curator based in New York and İzmir. Since 2011, she has curated various group and solo exhibitions, performance and concert series. Her previous interests lie in queer asehtethics and film theory. She holds a BA in Economics and Film Studies from Bogazici University, İstanbul, Turkey and is working towards the completion of her thesis for MA in Media Studies from School of Public Engagement, The New School, New York, USA.


Esma Akın

Videographer/ Video,

She graduated from İstanbul Bilgi University, she has Digital Media major and Performing Arts minor degrees. As she combines her works with the magic of dance and multimedia tools of technology, she discovers herself on a interdisciplinary path.

Cemre Özkan

Translation, Press/ Çeviri, Basın

Cemre, graduated from Comparative Literature, is a world literature enthusiastic. She often takes road trips with her camera and loves capturing her cultural and personal encounters, and of course dancing people! She writes, draws and assists artists. Dance is a form of connecting with herself and her surroundings. There is high possibility of seeing her vibing with Japanese funk of 70s and 80s.


Gamze Çehreli

Grafic Design/ Grafik Tasarım

She graduated from design school in 2018 and started to work in a tattoo studio. While advancing as a graphic designer, she also learned the art of tattooing and started to work in this sector. She has always loved dancing and he went to a course for a while and experienced dancing in many genres. She is passionately committed to his profession and hobbies.


Melisa Meryem Demirbilek

Social Media specialist/ Sosyal Medya Uzmanı

An interdisciplinary curious artist, one of the most curious subjects has adopted communication as a profession. Playful, a childish fox spirit.