Fatma Çolakoğlu has been working in Istanbul, Turkey at Pera Museum as head of communication and public programming since 2008. She earned her degree in film directing and film history at Emerson College and her MA in theatre directing from Goldsmiths College. In 2005, she established Turkey’s first museum cinema at Istanbul Modern. At Pera Museum she has worked on exhibitions such as Akira Kurosawa: Drawings, Japan Media Arts Festival, Language of the Wall: Graffiti/Street Art, This is Not a Love Song: Video Art and Pop Music Crossovers, sea/see/saw: a commissioned installation by artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett. In 2016, she co-curated the exhibition Katherine Behar: Data’s Entry. She has been curating Pera Museum’s film and video programming for the past ten years.
Head of communication and public programming at Pera Museum, Turkey