New Media

April 22, 2013

New Media Open Lab

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Written by: fundasenova

New Media Open Lab is launched with the introduction by Ahmet Gürata, Ersan Ocak, and Funda Şenova Tunalı on April 11, 2013.

The introduction is followed by the screening of “Steal This Film II” (2007), and the seminar “After Intellectual Property” given by Jan Gerber, Lawrence Liang, and Sebastian Lütgert.


Jan Gerber is an artist, software developer and free software advocate. He is the developer behind, member of the bootlab and, together with Sebastian Lütgert, guilty as (not) charged for Pirate Cinema.

Lawrence Liang is a legal researcher, lawyer and visiting scholar at Bilkent University Department of Communication and Design. His key areas of interest are law, popular culture and piracy. He has been working on ways of translating the open source ideas into the cultural domain, and written a number of articles on copyright, free software and media practices.

Sebastian Lütgert is an artist and lecturer at the Media Studies, Department of the Academy of the Sciences, Berlin. He is the co-founder of Pirate Cinema (, 0xdb (, and (

About the Author

Funda Şenova Tunalı joined the Department of Communication and Design in 2012. She received her BFA, MFA and PhD degrees in Graphic Design at Bilkent University, Ankara, and a European Media MA degree in Image Synthesis and Computer Animation at the Faculty of Art, Media and Technology, Utrecht School of the Arts, Hilversum, NL. She is working on digital typography, user interface design and contemporary sound design.