Electronic Crossovers
RAW (Selçuk Artut, Alp Tuğan)


25 October 2019 / 20:00 Past Activity

Pera Museum’s talk and performance series Electronic Crossovers invites you to explore the fields that interact with electronic music!

A fruit of collaboration with Istanbul-based musical collective ÆVOM, “Electronic Crossovers” looks at a range of fields and disciplines that feed on and interact with electronic music, technology, literature, cinema, environment, psychology, sociology, computer games, politics, urban transformation, nature and philosophy to name a few.

The October event of the series features a presentation and a performance of live coding by RAW (Selçuk Artut, Alp Tuğan).

18:30     Talk
20:00     Performance

The performance will take place at Pera Café Free admission; drop in. No reservations, limited seats.

RAW is an audio visual duo set about for an authentic expression of creativity. Band members, Selçuk Artut (Replikas) and Alp Tuğan, transform raw sounds and visuals into live performances via live coding.

Selçuk Artut lives in Istanbul. He devotes most of his time to philosophizing on human-technology relations. Author of four books, Selçuk’s artistic activities predominantly focus on contemporary art practices based on technological embodiments. His works have been exhibited at ICA Londra, Istanbul Biennial, Moving Image NY, and Art Hong Kong. Artut holds a bachelor degree from Koç University and an MA diploma from London Middlesex University, Sonic Arts Program. He made a PhD on the Philosophy of Media Communications in Switzerland. Artut is a member of Replikas, an Istanbul-based post-rock avant-garde music band.

Alp Tuğan is an interaction and sound designer living in Istanbul. Tugan earned an MA degree from the Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Program at Sabancı University. Since 2011 Tugan is one of the founding partners, along with Selçuk ARTUT, of Filika Interactive that aims to develop an Interactive System of software and hardware elements. Tuğan also teaches Interaction Design at Özyeğin University.

What is ÆVOM?
ÆVOM is an İstanbul based, borderless and independent collective organizing arts, culture and music events in different venues.