Nil Tuzcu is a creative technologist and multimedia designer. In her multidisciplinary work, she translates data into engaging visual narratives to make complex political, economic and geographical data accessible to the public. Nil was trained in design, urban policy and information technologies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cornell University.
Presenter, “Spatial Storytelling in Digital Scholarship”, Boston Area Digital Scholarship Symposium, Harvard University, 2019
Invited Speaker, "Spatial Storytelling in Urban Studies and History", Northeastern University, 2018
Invited Speaker, "Geospatial Visualization in History Research", Harvard University, 2018
Invited Speaker, "The Making of Istanbul Urban Database", Koc University ANAMED Annual Symposium, 2017.
Invited Speaker, "Istanbul Urban Database and Future Plans", Duke University History Department, 2017
Selected Ignite Talker, Digital Media and Learning Conference, University of California Irvine, 2017
Invited Workshop Organizer and Lecturer, "Ways of Storytelling in an Interactive World", !F Istanbul Film Festival, 2017
SALT Grants Presenter, "Multimedia Storytelling Platform: I am Istanbul", SALT Grants Presentations, 2016
Invited Speaker, "Mapping Technologies for Urban Segregation", MIT International Development House, 2016
Migratory Paths: Traveling by Water Land and New Terrains at B4BEL4B Artist Gallery Oakland CA | Project: September 1955, Co-director & Co-Creator
Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative Traveling Exhibition, 2018 | Project: Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative Traveling Exhibition, Research Associate
!F Istanbul International Film Festival Virtual Reality and Interactive Storytelling Exhibition, 2017 | Project: I am Istanbul, Director & Creator
!F Istanbul International Film Festival Virtual Reality and Interactive Storytelling Exhibition, 2017 | Project: September 1955, Co-director & Co-Creator
Keller Gallery Exhibition Series, 2016 | Project: September 1955, Co-director & Co-Creator
MANTA: Motion Activated Neopixel Tracking Apparatus, 2016 | An Architectural Installation, Project Advisor
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