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CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2007—2014, Anadolu University, Institude of Social Sciences, Animation Programme, Eskisehir. (MFA)
2004—2006, Anadolu University, Institude of Social Sciences, Graphic Design Programme, Eskisehir. (MFA) /Not completed.
1999—2003, Anadolu University, Institude of Social Sciences, Animation Programme, Eskisehir. (MA)
1995—1999, Bilkent University, Faculty of Fine Arts and Architecture, Graphic Design Department, Ankara. (Graduate)
1992—1995, Collage AyseAbla, Ankara

MA

“The Infuence of German Expressionist Cinema on Animation and an Experiment on the Subject”, 2003

MFA

“Typographic Resonance in Motion Graphics”, 2014

EXPERIENCES

2017 Spring, Sabancı University, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Visual Arts & Communication Design Program, Visiting Instructor
2015—Ongoing, Bahcesehir University, Faculty of Communication, Visual Communication Dept. Istanbul, Turkey, Assistant Professor
2014—2017, Bahcesehir University, Faculty of Communication, Visual Communication Dept. Istanbul, Turkey, Vice Head
2007—2015, Bahcesehir University, Faculty of Communication, Visual Communication Dept. Istanbul, Turkey, Lecturer
2007, Freelance, Istanbul, Turkey, Rotoscope Artist, feature film “Musallat”,
2006—2007, Anadolu Universiy, Rectorate Graphic Design Department, Eskişehir, Turkey, Graphic Designer
2003—2007, Anadolu University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Department, Eskişehir, Turkey, Lecturer
2000—2003, Anadolu University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Department, Eskişehir, Turkey, Research Assistant
1999, Idea Advertisement and Design Company, Ankara, Turkey, Graphic Designer
1999, MLG Advertisement and Consultancy, Ankara, Turkey, Freelance, Graphic Designer, Ankara, Turkey
1999, Delta Computer Systems, Ankara, Turkey, Freelance, Web Designer
1999, Şövalye Design Agency, Ankara, Turkey, Part-time, Graphic Designer
1998, Delta Design Company, Ankara, Turkey, Graphic Designer (Graphic Design Intern)

ACHIEVEMENTS/AWARDS

2009, WPO (World Packaging Organization) Worldstar , Packaging of Tekirdag Rakisi Trakya Serisi, Graphic Design
2009, 22. TSE Altin Ambalaj Ödülü, (22th TSE Gold Packaging Award) Beverage Category, Packaging of Tekirdag Rakisi Trakya Serisi, Graphic Design
2008, Design Turkey 2008, “Iyi Tasarim Ödülü” (“Good Design Award) Packaging Category, Tekirdag Rakisi and Tekirdag Rakisi Gold Series, Graphic Design
2008, 21. TSE Altin Ambalaj Ödülü, (22th TSE Gold Packaging Award) Beverage Category, Packaging of Tekirdag Rakisi  Gold Series, Graphic Design
1997—1999, Bilkent University Merit Scholarship (Full Scholarship)

EXHIBITIONS

8 Mart Dünya Kadınlar Günü Karma Sergi, 8 March International Women’s Day Group Exhibition, Çamurdam, Eskişehir, 8–22/03/2017
Solo Exhibition, “Polka”, Çamurdam Art Gallery, Eskişehir, 15–28/02/2017
International Anadolu Calligraphy & Typography Event, Yunus Emre Exhibition 7-18/11/2016
International Anadolu Calligraphy & Typography Event, Yunus Emre Exhibition 2-17/11/2015
Vefa Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, Bodrum 17-28/08/2015
Çamurdam Group Exhibition, 10–23/12/2014
Artistic Reflections on Calligraphy and Typography, Calligraphy and Typography Event with International Participation 3–7/11/2014
Artistic Reflections on Calligraphy and Typography, Calligraphy and Typography Event with International Participation 4–8/11/2013
8 Mart Dünya Kadınlar Günü Karma Sergi, 8 March International Women’s Day Group Exhibition, Çamurdam, Eskişehir, 8–22/05/2012
Artistic Reflections on Calligraphy and Typography, Calligraphy and Typography Event with International Participation 2–20/05/2011
11th International Istanbul Graphic Design Days (GRAFIST11), “City Guide” Group Exhibition 01/05/2007
Museum of Painting and Sculture, Mixed Group Exhibition, Izmir, 04/05/2005, 04/05/2005
Torun, Ipek, Digital Art Exhibition, ISIMD2004, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey, 02/2004
Torun, İpek,”What Bugs Me?”, Flor y Canto Gallery, San Diego, USA, 13/10/2003 San Diego, USA, 13/10/2003

PROCEEDINGS

Project-Based Learning Agenda of Design Education: Answers You Assumed and the Truth You Might Be Afraid to Find Out.
Ipek Torun, Fatoş Adiloğlu
IX. European Conference on Social and Behavioral Sciences
Paris, France,  3–6 February, 2016

On the Obscure Realm: Experimentation Through Inexperienced Techniques
Ipek Torun, Bengisu Kelesoglu
Cumulus Paris 2011 Conferance (Crossing Talents: Transversality in Design)
Pairs, France, 19–22 May 2011

Type as Faces: Exploring the Characteristics of Typefaces as a Project in Teaching Typography
Ipek Torun, Bengisu Kelesoglu
INTED2010 (International Technology, Education and Development Conference)
Valencia, Spain, 8–10 March 2010

Using Computer Games as an Independent and Experimental Way of Digital Film Making aka Machinima
Güven Çatak, Ipek Torun
NMIC2010: 2nd International Conference on New Media and Interactivity
Istanbul, Turkey 28–30 April 2010

The Usage of the Social Network Platforms in Education: Advantages and Disadvantages
Ipek Torun, Bengisu Kelesoglu
Edulearn ‘09 Barcelona: International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies.
IATED: International Association of Technology, Education and Development
Barcelona, Spain, 6–8 July 2009

Alternating Methods of Resarching in a Theoratical Course

Bengisu Kelesoglu, Ipek Torun
Edulearn ‘09 Barcelona: International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies.
IATED: International Association of Technology, Education and Development
Barcelona, Spain, 6–8 July 2009

Ottoman Calligraphy: From a Modern Perspective
Bengisu Kelesoglu, Ipek Torun
The Old & The New: ATypI St. Petersburg 2008
The Annual Conference of the Association Typographique Internationale
St. Petersburg, Russia 17–21 September 2008

Alphabetical Revolution: Effect on Turkish Typographic Design
Ebru Baranseli, 
İpek Torun
On the Edge: ATypI Helsinki 2005
The Annual Conference of the Association Typographique Internationale
Helsinki, Finland, 15–18 September 2005

CERTIFICATES

Apple TTT Programme, Final Cut Pro 5 Certification, Level 1 (Apple Certified Final Cut Pro Educator)
Apple TTT Programme, Final Cut Pro 6 Certification, Level 1 (Apple Certified Final Cut Pro Educator)
The Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE)

LANGUAGE

Turkish, Native
English, Fluent
French, Basic

HOBBIES/INTERESTS

Music (Electronica, Downbeat, Dark Ambiant, Big Beat, Experimental,90’s Rock…)
Bass Guitar, Piano
Cinema
Comics and Graphic Novels
Table Tennis
Short Stories
Cats
Action Figures/Toys
Soap
Steampunk

CONTACT

İpek Torun
Bahcesehir University, Galata Campus
Faculty of Communication
Istanbul/Turkey
+90 212 381 5436
ipek.torun@comm.bau.edu.tr
ipek@ipektorun.com