Aras Ozgun is a media artist and scholar living and working in Izmir, and New York City. He is currently teaching media theory and digital media related courses at the graduate Media Studies Department of The New School University, and chairing the Cinema and Digital Media Department and teaching creative filmmaking and digital media arts related courses at Izmir University of Economics in Turkey.

You can find his curriculum vitae in pdf format here. Below is a selection from his experimental videos, media projects, and interactive and graphic design works. Please use an html 5 and CSS 3 compatible web browser supporting H.264 video codec (Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer) for browsing the video works.


   
EXPERIMENTAL VIDEOS
Chronographs: Improvisations on Marey
live video performance
2016
Inci's Book
video projection mapping
2016
black sea
high definition video installation
2010

a self sufficient video | يتاذلا ءافتكلاا ويديف

experimental video with Yasmine Shash
2010

can i...
experimental video
2005

white room

experimental video
2004


distance | as seen from above

live video performance
2003

still-life
experimental video
2001
osseus labyrint - frying pan performance
performance documentary
2000
the man with the video camera | vertoviana
4 channel video installation
1999
horses under the sun
experimental documentary
1997
korlesme (blindness)
experimental video
1996
an.kara
experimental documentary (with Ersan Ocak)
1996
gobek (the belly)
experimental video
1994
   
PUBLICATIONS
Marketisation and Foucault
Aras Ozgun, Nikhilesh Dholakia, Deniz Atik
Global Business Review, No: 18 (3s), 2017
Kairòs: On the Temporality of Electronic Image
in Thinking About Time, ed. Angela Harutyunyan
American University in Beirut Press, Beirut, 2016
Patrick Keiller, Robinson in Ruins (Film Review)
Markets, Globalization and Development Review, Vol. 1 No:1, July 2016
Extracting Landscape From The Map
in Vertigo: Murat Akagündüz, ed. Süreyyya Evren
Arter Publications, Istanbul, 2016
Value of Art and Political Economy of Cool
in Cool Istanbul: Urban Enclosures and Resistances, ed. Derya Özkan
Transcript Verlag, Munich, 2015
Talking To Strangers: Temporality, Identity and Politics in Live Webcam Channels
in Online Courtship: Interpersonal Interactions Across Borders, ed. I. A. Degim, James Johnson, Tao Fu
Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, 2015
Black Sea (Photo Series/Essay)
ARTMargins, No: 2, Summer 2012

Creative Industries: Neoliberalism As Mass Deception
in Art And Contestation In The New Century, ed. by Marc J. Léger, Intellect Books, London, 2011

The Book of St. Ejneb
co-edited with Angela Harutyunyan, Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, 2011
(commissioned for Sharjah Biennial 2011)
Event and Counter-Event: The Political Economy of the Istanbul Biennial and Its Excesses
Angela Harutyunyan, Aras Ozgun, and Eric Goodfield
in Rethinking Marxism, 23/4, October 2011
Sanat ve Arzu Seminerleri (Art & Desire Seminars)
(co-edited with Yahya Madra and Ayse Orhun Gultekin, Turkish)
Norgunk Publishers, Istanbul, 2011
Common Word: A Response to Michael Hardt & Gigi Rogero
in Rethinking Marxism, 22/3, September 2010

Kılçıksız Emek, Yağsız Sermaye: Gayrı-Maddi Emek Tartışması
(An Introduction to the Discussion of Immaterial Labor)
in Birikim, 217, Istanbul, 2007

Art Without Artist:
On the Turkish Contemporary Art Scene - Interview with Xurban Collective

in Springerin, 3/03, Vienna, 2003
   

MEDIA PROJECTS

30th Izmir International Festival Opening
video projection mapping
izmir, 2016


Black Sea Series

photo exhibition
beirut, 2013


Windows Project

collaborative video workshop and video exhibition with Angela Harutyunyan
cairo, 2010

Imperial Outposts: The Secret History of the US Military Presence in Turkey
feature length documentary (with Amy Holmes)
new york, istanbul, ankara, washington DC, 2009

Kozavisual Ethnographic Video Workshop
ankara - cappadocia, 2007

Philosophy On Stage
live performance videos / DVD production
vienna, 2007
Voice of Antartika
podcast website
new york, 2007

redTV Series

a series of video interviews with public intellectuals on media, arts and politics
2000-2003
DeCenter
online collaborative education project
new york, 2000
Immediacy
online journal of New School University's Media Studies Department
new york, 1999-2000
stamp forgery
postal performance
new york, 2000
Pyromedia
media arts collective website
2000
   
SELECTED STUDENT WORKS

Batuhan Keskin, Tahir Kurt, Canberk Buyuklu, Seringe Touray – La Nausee
(Izmir University of Economics - Theory and Practice of Moving Images Course - Final Project)
2015

Tamara Sabbah, Suhad Samman, Carine Stouhi - Bee
(University of Sharjah - Radio and TV Directing Course - Final Project)
2014

Jafer Almadhoon
(American University in Dubai - Online Communities Course - Final Project)
2012

Malcolm Levy - Other-Frames: Digital Video and Post-Photographic Practices in Abstraction
(The New School, Media Studies MA Program - Digital Media Theory Course - Final Project)
2011

Belle Gironda - You Make A Better Door Than A Window
(windows project - collaborative video workshop and video exhibition)
2010

Dorothy Burk - (winter)
(The New School, Media Studies MA Program)
2010
Deborah Hardt - To Have & To (VIrtually) Hold
(The New School, Media Studies MA Program)
2008
Özlem Sarıyıldız - A Piece of Monologue
(kozavisual ethnographic video workshop)
2007
   
WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN WORKS
EPI.LOG 2017
exhibition poster design
2017
The Book of St. Ejneb
multilingual book design & editing
2011
Art & Desire Seminars
website
2010
Hotel Au Pera
advertisement photography
2010
NYU Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing | NICHE Leadership Training Program
online education portal
2009
Ulus Baker Conference
website & posters
2008
Knut Reisen
alternative travel agency web site
2008
Philosophy On Stage
DVD design and programming
vienna, 2007
Alyssa Taylor Wendt
artist's website
2007
Alper Yilmaz
composer's website
2005
Critical Perspectives on Third World Politics
conference poster
2004
New Museum of Contemporary Arts
contemporary arts museum promotion video
2004
Dirtworks
lansdcape architects' website
2003
Anne Arden McDonald
artist's website
2002
Fishtank Gallery
contemporary art gallery promotion video
2001
Winka Dubbeldam - Wooster Street Loft
architectural presentation video
2000