Necmi Sönmez (b. 1968, Turkey)
Necmi Sönmez is an independent curator and art historian who lives and works in Düsseldorf and Istanbul.
During his residency at HIAP, Necmi Sönmez will curate a screening Performing Transition, which will be presented at Kiasma Theatre. The video works by the invited artists bring forth many different interpretations of public space. The project is organised in cooperation with URB 12, the festival of urban art.
(Picture from Markus Keibel's performance at Port Izmir International Triennal of Contemporary Art, Izmir 2010 © Photo: Murat Germen)