Başak Şenova, born in Istanbul in 1970, is a curator and designer. She studied literature and graphic design (MFA in Graphic Design and PhD in Art, Design, and Architecture at Bilkent University), and attended the 7th Curatorial Training Program of Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam. As an assistant professor, she lectured in various universities in Turkey. In 2017, she received her Associate Professorship from the Higher Education Council of Turkey, and resident fellowship at the University of the Arts, Helsinki in co-operation with HIAP. Currently, she is a Visiting Professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna running a research-based educational programme, the Octopus Program, with Barbara Putz-Plecko and also teaches a seminar course Case Studies for Master students at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.


Les Voyages

Visual essay
Published in: Pas de Deux: 5 x 2 x 2, Mediterranean dialogues, argobooks, 2014


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A long time ago, in a city called Tangier, a number of animals were sitting in a coffee shop overlooking the Grand Socco, chatting and gazing at other animals passing by….