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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.

TALKS

  • 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

EXHIBITIONS

  • 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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