Selcuk Artut


Selçuk ARTUT’s artistic research and production focus on the theoretical and practical dimensions of human-technology relations. Artut’s artworks have been exhibited at Sonar Istanbul, ISEA, AKM Istanbul, Siggraph, Dystopie Sound Art Festival Berlin, Moving Image New York, Art London, ICA London, Art Hong Kong, Istanbul Biennale, and received coverage at Artsy, Creative Applications, CoDesign, Visual Complexity, and CNN GO. He holds a Ph.D. in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School, in Switzerland.

An author of seven books and an editor of one, Artut is an Associate Professor at the Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Program Sabanci University, Istanbul where he mainly teaches courses at the intersection of Art and Technology. He has been releasing several albums as a Post-Rock Avant-Garde music band Replikas member since 1998. In 2016, Artut founded an audio-visual performance duo named RAW which produces works through creative coding and live-coding techniques.
Social Media: @selcukartut

2012 European Graduate School, Ph.D. Media Communications, Switzerland
2006 Middlesex University, MA Sonic Arts, London, UK
1999 Koc University College of Arts and Sciences, BSc. Mathematics, Istanbul, TR
Work Experience
• 2002- … Faculty Member, Sabancı University, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Program (2015 – 2017 MA Program Coordinator, 2017 - … All Programs Coordinator)
• 2011- … Partner, Filika Interaktif Ltd. Istanbul
• 2000-2002 Teaching Assistant, Istanbul Bilgi University Mathematics and Computer Science Department
• 1998-2000 Research Assistant, Koç University, Istanbul
Areas of Interest
Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design, Interactive Art, Sound Art, Human Technology Relations, Live Coding, Creative Coding, Interactive Materiality, Physical Computing, Spatial Interaction
Generating Geometric Patterns with Creative Coding, Selçuk Artut, Apress ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0C389C1QH (available on [July 12, 2023]
Technological Arts Preservation, Selçuk Artut, Osman Serhat Karaman, Cemal Yılmaz (eds.), Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum, ISBN 978-625-7329-16-3, [2021]
If These Walls Could Hush by Selçuk ARTUT, Zilberman Gallery, Artist Book [2020]
Habituation by Selçuk ARTUT, Zilberman Gallery, Artist Book [2019]
Teknoloji-İnsan Birlikteliği by Selçuk ARTUT, Ayrıntı Yayıncılık ISBN: 9789755399379, [2014] (in Turkish)
Data-Reality by Selçuk ARTUT, Atropos Press ISBN: 098942846X, [2013] (available on
Forever / Sonsuza by Selçuk ARTUT, CDA-Projects Artist Book [2011]
A/B by Selcuk ARTUT, American Hospital Publications, ISBN: 978-975-6523-20-9 Artist Book [2010]
Selected Exhibitions and Performances
Geomart-ut7: Siggraph Asia, Sydney, AUS
Geomart-ut24: 10th Mediations Biennale, TR
Variable: Antalya Culture Road Festival, TR
Square Root: Ephesus Culture Road Festival, TR
Geomart-uts-two: Troya Culture Road Festival, TR
Geomart-ut7: Cappadocia Culture Road Festival, TR
Canonical, Sonar Istanbul 2023, Istanbul, TR
Apparatus Digital Arts Exhibition, Istanbul 2023, Istanbul, TR

Seçici İletken, Contemporary Istanbul Foundation, Fişekhane, Istanbul, TR
In a Multi-Perspective, Yarat Contemporary Art Center, Baku, AZ
Geomart-ut7: Beyoglu Culture Road Festival, Istanbul (solo), TR
Dijital Sanatta Şimdi: Alternatif Gerçeklikler + NFT, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul (participating artist, advisor curator)
“PARALAKS” (participating artist), MÜZEGAZHANE, Istanbul, TR
İcra ve Zarafet/ Oeuvre and Grace, Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Müzesi, Ankara, TR
Sacrifice, Mads Art Gallery, Milan, 2021, IT
Beyoğlu Kültür Yolu, Taksim Maksim, İstanbul, 2021, TR
Distopya Sound Art İstanbul 2021, Akbank Sanat Istanbul (co-curator), TR
Far Shadows (solo), Bilsart Gallery, 1-13 April 2021, Curator: Murat Çatık, TR
Tempo Incognito: On Flows, Rhythm, and Movement, Depo Istanbul TR (collective)
Duvarların Dili Olsa da Sussa | If These Walls Could Hush, Zilberman Gallery Istanbul (solo), TR
• Distopya Sound Art Festival Istanbul, TR (exhibiting artist, co-curator)
• Contemporary Istanbul, Istanbul TR
• A Highlight of Habituation, Zilberman Gallery Istanbul (solo), TR
• Habituation, Zilberman Gallery Berlin (solo), Berlin, GER
• RAW Performance, Generative Arts Conference 2018, Verona IT
• 4th Istanbul Design Biennial 2018, Teaching Lies Collaboration with Benoît Verjat, Paolo Patelli, Donato Ricci, Selcuk Artut, Michael Edward Young, Rebekka Kiesewetter and Jamie Allen
• RAW Led Performance, Futuretellers, Zorlu PSM, Istanbul TR
• Recipher Exhibition at Digilogue, Zorlu PSM, Istanbul TR (curator)
• Recipher Exhibition at Sabanci University FASS Gallery, Istanbul TR (curator)
• Dystopie Sound Art Festival 2018, Berlin GER
• Contemporary Istanbul 2018, Plugin Istanbul, TR
• Vienna Contemporary 2018, Vienna AUS
• BASEIST, Istanbul TR
• Futuretellers, Zorlu PSM, Istanbul TR
• RAW Performance at Sound and Music Conference, Helsinki FINLAND
• Confusion Solidarity, not Solitude! Milan ITALY
• Cohesion, Zilberman Gallery (solo project)
• Contemporary Istanbul – Galeri Zilberman Booth, Istanbul TR
• RAW Performance at Functional Art, Nara JP
• RAW Performance at Design for Creativity, Brighton UK
• Wavelengths, Europalia Arts Festival, Belgium
• Formless, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Belgrade, Serbia
• Monochrome Aksanat, Istanbul TR
• Contemporary Istanbul - Plug in new media section, Istanbul TR
• Latest Version, Daire Gallery, Istanbul
• Moving Image, Galeri Zilberman New York, USA
Data-Reality, Galeri Zilberman (solo)
• Contemporary Istanbul - Plug in new media section, Istanbul TR
• Creating Together Exhibition, Lasalle, Singapore
• Art London: 2013 London, UK
Soundworks : ICA London, UK
• Forever: CDA-Projects (solo)
• Contemporary Istanbul
• Untitled Original: CDA-Projects
• Berliner Liste 2011
• Art Beat Istanbul 2011
• Art Hong Kong 2011 (solo)
• Art Bosphorus Istanbul – 2011
• E.V.A. Bashimi Art House Gallery, Salzburg Austria
• Art Stage Singapore 2011
• Existrong: CDA-Projects
• Istanbul, Contemporary Istanbul
• Cabinet - as theater performer, video artist, sound designer: Theater Freiburg-garajistanbul
• Semaine du Cerveau - L’art a L’Hopital Exhibition, Geneva, Switzerland
• A/B “Solo Exhibition” – Operation Room (solo)
• Younger Than Jesus: Catalog - Newmuseum, NY, USA, 2009
• NewsPaperBox: File Festival, Sao Paolo, 2008
• Substairs: Istanbul Biennial, 2007
• Improvhelsinki: Helsinki, 2007
Exhibitions & Events