WHO IS CAMP

Ece Pazarbaşı is a curator, artist, advisor and educator living in Istanbul and Berlin.

Since 2007, Pazarbaşı has been curating public space projects and Audio Tours in the urban and rural domains. She had the privilege being part of Institute for Spatial Experiments with Prof. Olafur Eliasson, Eric Ellingsen and Christina Werner. She is lecturing at New York Transarts Institute's Summer Academy in Berlin.

Recently she worked as Istanbul Coordinator for New Museum New York's Ideas City: Istanbul project. She has curated The Silent Shape of Things-Sophia Pompery exhibition at ARTER Istanbul (2012), Turkish Art New and Superb (2012) and Zwölf im Zwölften (2011) exhibitions in TANAS – Berlin together with René Block.

She was the co-founder and the co-director of CUMA /// Contemporary Utopia Management (2008-2012) where she was the originator, curator and director of its artistic projects.

Between 2001-2003 she acted as assistant director at Proje4L-Istanbul Museum of Contemporary Art and between 2002-09 she was the executive assistant to director of the Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center where she has been assigned on several different freelance projects. She was the assistant curator of the 52nd Venice Biennial Turkish Pavilion (2007), director of the on-going education and festival programme Meeting Point since 2007, project manager of "Orhan Pamuk: Museum of Innocence" for Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (2007-08) and Contemporary Art Exhibitions Director at Pera Museum (2005-2006). In 2009 and 2010 she worked as Consultant and Program Specialist of Visual Arts for Turkey at the Strategic Planning and Development Department for Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, UAE.