1 EMINE SEDA KAYIM contact details E A Gumussuyu Mah. Bol Ahenk Sok. Kipcak Apt. 16/3 Beyoglu, Istanbul Turkey T +90 (212) F +90 (212) M +90 (535) links online portfolio sedakayim.wordpress.com professional sarrafgaleyanmekanik.com youtube.com/user/sarrafgaleyanmekanik Education Graduate Education Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Master s Degree in History and Theory of Architecture, December 2010 GPA: 3.90 / 4.00 Undergraduate Education Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Bachelor s Degree in Architecture, July 2007 GPA: 3.16 / 4.00 Study Abroad Experience Hochschule für Wirtschaft, Technik und Gestaltung, Konstanz, Germany Erasmus Scholarship Program, Spring Semester 2006 GPA: 2.54 / 1.00 Academic Media Workshop Co-Instructor, Liminality, September 2013 Experience Mardin Artuklu University, Faculty of Architrecture, Mardin, Turkey Instructing a student group of 65 from various classes, as part of the vertical design studio at MAU: The goal of the workshop was to use video as a tool for documenting and investigating social and built environment and as a narrative medium for presenting a certain architectural approach. Final projects in video. Design Workshop Instructor, All Individual Consumption is Design Production, February 2013 Yıldız Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul, Turkey Instructing a mixed student group of 12 from various universities and classes, as part of the bi sürü event organized by Faculty of Architecture at YTU: The goal of the workshop was to study the conventional modifications to design objects applied by their users and reintroduce these modified forms of use as new ready-to-purchase industrial items. Final projects in video and graphic design. For further information: herbireyseltuketim.tumblr.com
2 Design Studio Instructor, September 2012 February 2013 Yildiz Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul, Turkey Instructing a student group of 14 from 3 rd year undergraduate students 8 hours a week on the urban and architectural design project of three major public squares in Istanbul Besiktas, Kadikoy and Uskudar- with a special focus on the predicted transforming effects of upcoming urban transportation projects by the local government. Exhibition Coordinator Arching: Building Beyond the Mediterranean, March June 2012 ArchMuseum.Org, Virtual Museum of Architecture Web-based application and content management of the exhibition funded by European Commission s Culture Program. The project exhibited archival documents of European building companies active in the south-eastern arc of the Mediterranean between 1860 and Architectural Inventory and Documentation, Harika & Kemali Söylemezoğlu Archive, December 2009 August 2010 SALT Research (formerly Ottoman Bank Museum Archives), Istanbul, Turkey Discovery of Dipl. Ing. Prof. Kemali Soylemezoglu s personal archive. Conducting archival inventory and documentation as assistant to Lorans Tanatar-Baruh (SALT) and Pelin Dervis. Guest Research Student, 5 November 12 December 2009 UniArchiv & Faculty of Architecture, Universitaet Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany Archival research on the Turkish students of the Stuttgarter Architekturschule between the years , with the help of Dr. Ing. M.A. Kerstin Renz (Universitaet Stuttgart) and Dr. Norbert Becker (Universitaet Stuttgart) Career Related Experience Founding Partner / Creative Director, September 2012 present Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik, Istanbul Text, video and music based production of various media for the documentation and promotion of design processes, with a focus on creative interdisciplinary practices including architecture, urban and industrial design. Design of conceptual frameworks, narratives and editing of documentaries and promotional videos for design practices including Emre Arolat Architects (EAA), Kerem Piker Mimarlik (kpm) and NGOs, Sokak Bizim and Architecture for All. Creative content and graphic application of urban-scale mapping projects focusing on the architectural heritage and creative industries, digital and in print. Digital Publishing Supervisor, August 2010 September 2012 Building Information Center of Turkey (YEM), Istanbul Managing an editor team of five and determining the weekly and monthly agenda. Re-planning the journalistic/contextual approach and concept of three architecture portals. (http:\\www.yapi.com.tr, Managing the interface design processes, information architecture and advertisement strategies of these portals. Building new commercial networks and being involved with brand design, product development and public promotion.
3 Content Director, October 2007 August 2010 (part-time) Building Information Center of Turkey (YEM), Istanbul Prepared and reviewed monthly issues for an online architecture magazine (http:\\www.mimarizm.com). Composed daily news, web-blogs and articles. Interviewed many nationally and internationally prominent figures from related fields of architecture; i.e. Rem Koolhaas, Odile Decq, Alejandro Zaera Polo, Peter Cook. Editorial Office, August 2006 October 2007 (intern) Building Information Center of Turkey (YEM), Istanbul Prepared articles and news issues on contemporary topics - architectural education in Turkey, current urban transformations of Istanbul and covered daily news for two architecture related web-sites (http:\\www.yapi.com.tr, and a print magazine (YAPI). Attended a major number of events on art, architecture and related disciplines. Additional Project Design Director, August 2007 October 2007 Experience Izgi Architecture, Istanbul, Turkey Designed concepts and preliminary projects for two major clients. Prepared 3-D models and presentations. Student Assistantship, September 2005 February 2006 Department of Computer Architecture, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Assisted instructors of the first year design laboratory. Compiled research material for graduate and undergraduate seminars. Collaborated in the organization of department s events; i.e. Yıldız Buluşmaları. Language English TOEFL IBT 104/120 Skills Reading: Excellent Speaking: Very Good German German Bachelor s Degree (Abitur) Reading: Excellent Speaking: Excellent Master s Dissertation İstanbul Stuttgart Hattı : Kemali Söylemezoğlu nun Kariyeri Üzerinden Türk - Alman Mimarlık İlişkilerini Okumak (Investigating the Turkish German Relations in Architecture through the Career of Kemali Soylemezoglu), December Publications forthcoming: Yeni Medyanın Kamusallığını İrdelemek: İnşaat, Açıklık ve İhlal Kavramları Üzerinden Mimarlık Bilgisini Yeniden Tartışmak (Scrutinizing the Publicity of New Media: Discussing Architectural Knowledge through the Concepts of Construction, Openness and Violation), Arredamento Mimarlik, February 2014.
4 Kamusallaştıramadıklarımızdan Mısınız? (Are You The Ones We Could Not Make Public Yet?), Radikal (Daily Turkish Newspaper) Digital Edition, 28 May Architecture is Not about Buildings Anymore, Interview with Michel Rojkind, YAPI Magazine, vol. 376, 2013, pp Güncel Mimarlığa Dair Yeni Muhafazakarlıklar Üretmenin Aracı Olarak Gösteri (Spectacle, as the Medium for Constructing New Conservatisms in Contemporary Architecture), Arredamento Mimarlık, vol. 263, 2012, pp Akdeniz in Ötesinin İnşası (Building Beyond the Mediterranean), with Derya Nüket Özer, Kale Design Newspaper, June Architects Have Responsibilities (via Buildings)), Interview with Farshid Moussavi, YAPI Magazine, vol. 363, 2012, pp Öncelikle Bir Görev Adamıyım (I am a Man of Duty), An Interview with Doğan Hasol, Cumhuriyet (Turkish Daily Newspaper), 27 October Louis Vuitton a Tavsiyelerim Var! (I Have Recommendations for Louis Vuitton!), Interview with George Beylerian, Kale Design Newspaper, November Bonatz ve Söylemezoğlu: On Altı Senelik Bir Öğretmen-Öğrenci İlişkisi (Bonatz and Soylemezoglu: A Sixteen Year Long Teacher Student Relationship), Arredamento Mimarlık, vol. 248, 2011, pp Modaya Lüks ve Prestiji Mimarlık mı Kazandıracak? (Is Architecture Means for Adding Value to Fashion?), Radikal (Daily Turkish Newspaper) Design Insert, 27 February Hollywood un Mimar Aşkı (Hollywood s Love with Architecture), Radikal (Daily Turkish Newspaper) Design Insert, 30 January Mimarlar, 2010 u Nasıl Bilirdiniz? (An Annual Evaluation of Turkish Architecture Scene), Radikal (Daily Turkish Newspaper) Design Insert, 2 January Peter Cook and Inventions : Word-Puzzles and a Wittier Architecture, Interview with Peter Cook, YAPI Magazine, vol. 344, 2010, pp Şömine Ateşi ya da Mimarlığın Sopa Yutmamış Halleri ( Kaminfeuer Or Why So Serious?), Arredamento Mimarlık, vol. 232, 2010, pp Olağanlaştırılması Gereken Deneysel Bir Üretim Alanı: Türkiye de Ekolojik Mimarlık (An Experimental Field of Production in Need of Normalization: Ecological Architecture in Turkey), Mimarist, vol. 32, 2009, pp Ching ile İstanbul Eskizleri Atölyesi (Sketches of Istanbul Workshop with Francis D. Ching), YAPI Magazine, vol. 318, 2008, pp Avrupa da Mimarlık Okumak Fachhochschule Konstanz (Studying Architecture in Europe Fachhochshule Konstanz), Arredamento Mimarlik, vol. 197, 2006, pp
5 Fener Üzerine Bir Mimari Tasarım Stüdyosu Deneyimi (An Architectural Studio Experience About Fener), with Ayşen Ciravoğlu, Mimarist, vol. 20, 2006, p. 77. Bilimsel Küçük Tiyatro (Little Scientific Theater), with M. Can Tanyeli, Tasarim Magazine, vol. 146, 2004, p. 52. Lectures Designing the Content, Depicting the Process: Architecture as Media, Introduction to Architectural Culture Seminar, with M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik), Bahçeşehir University, 21 November 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. Mimarlığı Film ve Video Üzerinden Anlatmak (Narrating Architecture via Film and Video), Vertical Design Studio Seminar, with M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik), Mardin Artuklu University, 24 September 2013, Mardin, Turkey. Aynılık Yerine Farklılığı Okumak: Tasarım, Özgün, Taklit, Kopya, Kitsch (Reading Difference Instead of Sameness: Design, Uniqueness, Imitation, Copy, Kitsch), Introduction to the History of Architecture Seminar, Mardin Artuklu University, 02 May 2013, Mardin, Turkey. Türkiye Mimarlık Ortamının Medya ile İmtihanı (Turkish Architecture Environment s Struggle with Media), ArchiDogus Conference Series, Doğuş University, 22 April 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. Projects Antakya Hotel & Museum Construction and Archeological Excavation Documentary, with M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik) and Erhun Erdoğan (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik), feature-length documentary depicting the multidisciplinary planning and construction process of the challenging building project designed by Emre Arolat, in production. AVM den Çık, Sinemana Sahip Çık (Exit the Mall, Reclaim Your Movie Theater), non-profit and open access poster mapping independent movie theater establishments in Istanbul, Bağımsızsa, Beyoğlu Sineması nda! (If It s Indie, It s On Beyoglu Movie Theater), with M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik), Samim Magriso (Architecture for All) and Emre Gündoğdu (Architecture for All), non-profit promotional video on independent Turkish movie makers and cinema industry, screened at Beyoğlu Movie Theater, Somehow, I m Afraid of Mountains, documentary short on my family s immigration story which is not based on the prevailing narrative of victimization, but on self-realization, screened at the local documentary festival DocumentarIST 13, June Kaldırım Nerede? (Where is the Pavement?), with M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik), Arzu Erturan (Sokak Bizim) and Erman Topgül (Sokak Bizim), non-profit promotional video for the public campaign focusing on the problems regarding pavement and walk path implementations in Turkey, 2013.
6 How I Designed Istanbul in One Day with M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik), video-installation exhibited at the I. Istanbul Design Biennial, 10 October 12 December Opening Movie for the Musibet Exhibition with Emre Arolat (EAA), Nil Aynalı (EAA), M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik) and Erhun Erdoğan (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik) exhibited at the I. Istanbul Design Biennial, 10 October 12 December Cities in Ruins: The Bombs That Changed The Face of Istanbul with Kerem Piker (kpm), M. Can Tanyeli (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik) and Erhun Erdoğan (Sarraf Galeyan Mekanik), mockumentary depicting an alternate history of the aftermath of WWII in Istanbul exhibited at the I. Istanbul Design Biennial, 10 October 12 December Related Activities Remapping Europe Workshop, participation at the DocNextNetwork initiated international remix project for young digital storytellers, funded by the European Commission, 1 March 19 April 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. World Architecture Festival Attendance with Dr. Doğan Hasol (YEM) for covering the event and managing interviews, 5 7 November 2010 and 2 4 November 2012, Barcelona, Spain. EWSAD European Winterschool with Prof. Dr. Heiner Krumlinde (FH Bochum) under the theme Lost Spaces, 29 January 9 February 2007, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. Internship at Assos Archeological Excavations with Prof. Dr. Ümit Serdaroğlu (Halic University), 1 August 30 September 2005, Canakkale, Turkey. Another Little Scientific Theater Workshop with Marc Bretler (ETH) at The I. Architecture Festival under the theme Light but Heavy, 4 9 September 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.