Özge Ersoy (Turkey) is a curator and writer currently based in Istanbul. She holds a MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, and a BA in International Relations from Bogazici University and Binghamton University. Özge worked in the curatorial departments of various nonprofits in New York, Istanbul, and Cairo, and combined this experience with her work at foundations that aim to support the growth and stability of the arts field through resource creation, capacity building, and networking in the US and the Middle East.

Her writings have been included in the Journal of the Society of Architectural HistoriansDomus MagazineMa’aravArarat MagazineNafas Art Magazine, and Bidoun, among others. In 2010, she edited and produced a publication entitled How to Begin? Envisioning the Impact of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Ersoy recently participated in the AICA Summer Seminars in Yerevan and geoAIR in Tbilisi.

She’s currently the Project Manager at Collectorspace, a New York-based nonprofit that opened its first venue in Istanbul.

With the generous support from

The Maryam & Edward Eisler Foundation

In association with

Art & Patronage Summit:  The Middle East


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