Lalin Akalan is an artist and curator who creates and curates works in collaboration with institutions, artists, festivals and corporations. Her work focuses on the intersecting realms of contemporary arts, technology, research, philosophy and festival culture.
She has a background in Design Management and Business Administration (Parsons School of Design NY, Arts and Business (Sotheby’s UK) and has worked for galleries, contemporary art fairs and has curated many events and exhibitions in Istanbul.
Currently se works with Zorlu Performing Arts Center (Istanbul) where she directs the exhibitions yearly program, organizes Digilogue’s conference Futureteller’s Summit and curates Sónar+D Istanbul. She has also co-founded her own creative projects laboratory Akalan Studio.