VR1 Virtual Reality Lab.

Bahçeşehir University Galata Campus

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MEKÂN • SPACE is an experience design studio.

 

The focus of the studio is on creating immersive and interactive experiences. 

We come from a human-centered design perspective which engages people and provokes active participation. Thus, people become part of the experience whether it is an artwork or a commercial project. 

We use the tools offered by today's technologies in order to investigate the production methods of new ideas and stories

Our team is innovative with a holistic perspective. Without loosing touch with the traditional methods, we seek out extraordinary solutions for the problems we face. 

We include developing technologies' tools in our production process to transpose the relationship between the physical space and the virtual space. Thus we have the opportunity to go beyond the rules of physics. 

MEKÂN • SPACE aims to move beyond the boundaries, providing new insights into the process of experience design. 

Ipek Kuran is an architect who graduated from Izmir University of Economics, Fine Arts and Design Faculty, Department of Architecture. She has shifted her interest into biodigital architecture and interactive design so she started her masters in UCL, Interactive Design Lab. and completed at Istanbul Technical University, MSc. Architectural Design in 2018.

 

Since 2016, she has been working at Mekan.Space. Their projects are part of VR1 Lab Istanbul.

Contact: ipekkuranyildirim@mekan.space

Co-Founder

MSc. Architect - Interaction Designer

İPEK KURAN YILDIRIM

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Ali hsan Tokatlıoglu is a 3D artist graduated from İzmir Dokuz Eylül Fine Arts Faculty, Painting branch in 2008. His interest in 3D has made him able to take part in many positions since 2002. His interest in virtual reality technologies has led him to be involved in several projects with Mekan.Space. 

Senior 3D Artist

ALİ İHSAN TOKATLIOĞLU

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Since 2016, he has been working at Mekan.Space. 

PhD Urban Design - Researcher

AHMETCAN ALPAN

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 Zeynep Burcu Kaya is an architect who graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Architecture. She has shifted her interest into performative space making techniques, virtual space and game design. She is studying Master of Game Design at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul. Her role at Mekan.Space is all over the place, as the organisation believes in a mixed realisation of disciplinary knowledge. 

Contact: zeynepburcukaya@mekan.space

Co-Founder

Architect - Game Designer

ZEYNEP BURCU KAYA

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Selen Lun is an international multi-disciplinary artist and instructor who works on the fields of dance, theatre and performance art. She has gratuated from stanbul State İ University Pantomime Department in 2017. She produces her own works under the name of Lun Family Company and collabrates with artists. Currently works with Mekan.Space since 2017.

Performance Artist

SELEN LUN

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