Merve Akar Akgün

Born in Istanbul in 1984. Studied sociology and completed her MFA degree in Sociology of Contemporary Art at the Université de la Sorbonne, Paris. Worked for ten years in Paris as a freelance editor at various publications, such as Crash Magazine, l’Interview, l’Officiel, Cahiers de Cinéma, Doolittle, and more. Currently, she is the editor-in-chief of Unlimited Publications, an Istanbul-based publisher of five magazines. She also gives workshops on contemporary art writing.

Stories in Reverse

Following his current solo exhibition, “Stories in Reverse”, at Piartworks in Istanbul, Huo Rf talks with Merve Akar Akgün about memories, commonality, queer culture, and artist’s privacy.