Director Biography – Nesli Erten (KOYUN)

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Sevinç is a multimedia storyteller based in Istanbul. She received a MFA from the University of Southern California’s Animation & Digital Arts program. Her interdisciplinary projects combine her passions for animation, storytelling, and activism. Her background in dance and political science enhance and inform her technique as an experimental animator. By utilizing multi-media platforms to showcase her art, she strives to foster environments that engage audiences.

Director Statement

Please do not credit it me in any posts or programming. If you must have a name in the program please use my alternative name: Sevinç Mutlu. I would appreciate remaining anonymous on print. Thank you for your sensitivity. As you can imagine, it is not easy bringing fraught topics into the public consciousness in a country where the freedom of speech & expression rarely exist.