Contributor Bios

Didem Yazıcı

Didem Yazıcı (b. 1986) is a curator and writer based in Freiburg where she is part of the curatorial team of Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg. She was ‘curatorial researcher-in-residence’ in Künstlerhaus Stuttgart in 2013. Prior to this, Yazıcı worked at dOCUMENTA (13) as a project assistant. Recent exhibitions and curatorial projects include Middle of The Path (Schau_ Raum, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, 2015); A Tale of Shahmaran (Berlinartprojects, 2014), Left Unsaid (Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin, 2014); Towards The Garden of Palms (Polistar, Istanbul, 2013); ‘Locus’ (Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, 2013); Footnotes (Lotte, Stuttgart, 2013) and Autopoiesis (Querungen, Württembergischer Kunstverein, 2013). She holds an MA in Curatorial Studies from the Städelschule and Goethe University, Frankfurt and a BA in Art History in Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul. She participated in curatorial training programs such as the Curatorial Intensive organized by ICI (New York, 2012) and ‘Recent Turns in Curatorial Practice’ led by Paul O’neill at A-Desk (Barcelona, 2013). Her texts have been published in periodicals such as extra extra, Res-Art, Nowiswere and Art Unlimited.