Fulya Uçanok – Swarming

Fulya Uçanok (Turkey)’s piece “Swarming” was shortlisted in our Open Call for acousmatic music 2020!
Listen to her piece online on Sound Cloud: https://soundcloud.com/fulya-ucanok/swarming
“Fulya Uçanok is an Istanbul-based pianist, electroacoustic composer and improviser.
Born in Turkey, she studied classical piano at Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory and completed her master’s degree in Istanbul Technical University, Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM). 

Afterwards she went to Indonesia/Bali to study gamelan with the Indonesian Government scholarship Darmasiswa. During her one and a half year stay, focusing on studying the “Gender Wayang” musical tradition.

Upon her return, she began her doctoral studies at İTÜ MİAM Sonic Arts Department studying electroacoustic music composition and performance.

Her current interests include, accessibility without popularization, mechanisms of mediation, concepts of in-between-ness, pluralism, and non-power within the medium of electroacoustic music aesthetics, composition and performance practices.
She is a member of https://buff.ly/2RfWFOPEnsemble, a collective consisted of composer/performers interested in free improvisation and interdisciplinary studies.

Uçanok, is currently a PhD candidate in Sonic Arts department in İTÜ MİAM, and a research assistant at İstanbul Bilgi University music department.

Instagram: f_ucanok

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