AFİFE 2022
In 2022, I had the privilege of crafting the captivating opening video for the prestigious Afife Theatre Awards. Through meticulous planning and creative vision, we brought to life a visually stunning and emotionally resonant introduction that set the stage for an unforgettable evening of celebration. Special thanks to the incredibly talented dance performers who breathed life into this production.

Veysel Değertekin

CLIENT Yapı Kredi
MUSIC Ogün Kayıkçı, İzel Baybars
PRODUCTION TEAM Osman Merter Salar, Umut Daş, Kadir Gültekin
PERFORMERS Begüm Canbulatoğlu, Diren Ezgi Yildizkan, Ekin Ançel,
Gizem Seçkin, Aybike İpekçi, İlayda İpekçi, Hüseyin Bariş Diker,
Buğra Büyükşimşek, Pamir Can Gökdoğan, Fethi Arda Ergül,
Halil İbrahim Aygün, Derin Sude Günay
VIDEO DESIGNER Mert Tanır, Elif Selbuk
VOCAL Deniz Bayoğlu
COSTUME Mert Yemenicioğlu
HAIR Sezgin Mılık
MAKEUP Hüseyin Kaygusuz (Mac MUA)
THANKS Hope Alkazar

Meditopia is a mindfulness and meditation app that offers a wide range of guided meditation sessions, mindfulness practices, and mental wellness programs designed to help users reduce stress, improve mental health, and enhance overall well-being. It provides personalized content tailored to individual needs and preferences, making it a valuable tool for those seeking relaxation and mental health support.
My role was as Marketing Designer, I’ve designed over 100 social media materials that based on app content and marketing promotions. Here are some of them...

Wunderfest, an annual electronic music festival on Gökçeada, welcomed me as a Video Jockey in May 2022. The festival's dynamic stage provided an incredible canvas for me to blend art and technology, resulting in an immersive sensory experience for the audience. Working alongside the talented Visual Artist (and DJ), Ordinaire X and a lineup of exceptionally gifted DJs, I had the privilege of creating real-time visuals that seamlessly complemented their live performances, enhancing the festival's vibrant atmosphere. I extend my gratitude to the hosts, Radyo Modyan team and Çelik Surfschool who made this experience unforgettable. You can catch a glimpse of this electrifying event through the footage of short piece of the stage.
Live Visuals: Mert Tanır
DJ on video: Ordinaire X
Camera: Tezcan Ataroğlu
Poster Design: Burak Beceren
Softwares used for live performance: Resolume Arena, Touch Designer, TouchViz
Backdrop Animations created via Camera, Adobe After Effects, C4D

The Heritage is a conceptual AI-based project aimed at creating a comprehensive guide for future intelligent species or beings who may inherit Earth after the extinction of humanity. It includes a detailed history of Earth and humanity, information on geology, biodiversity, technology, ethics, and environmental preservation, as well as practical instructions for ecosystem restoration using preserved DNA and other resources. This manual is designed to be a legacy and instructional resource for any future inhabitants of Earth, whether they evolve on the planet or arrive from elsewhere in the universe. The Heritage is designed to stand millions of years and it will be waiting to be discoverd after mankind’s extinction.
Only created via Midjourney and ChatGPT4.
Special thanks to Candaş Şişman and Pınar Akkurt for their guidance


The Heritage will be located in Siberia to reduce any negative natural effect
Great Hall


Structures that explains the Geology of the Earth
An art gallery to make humankind’s expressions more understandable

DNA Rooms
The archive of Earthling creatures’ DNAs for any existence

Digital Data Rooms
Physical simulation to experience Earth’s NatureLight installations that makes our biology and physics rules more clear

ChatGPT4 Log:

as mankind we should prepare a legacy and manual of earth for next generation intelligent species, after extinction of mankind.

Creating a comprehensive guide or manual for future intelligent life forms on Earth can be a colossal task, requiring contributions from across various disciplines. Here's an outline of what this manual might include:
  1. History of Earth and Mankind: This could include an overview of the formation of the planet, geological eras, evolution of life, and human history. It should also include a summary of human achievements and failures, with emphasis on what led to our extinction, if it can be predicted.
  2. Geology and Geography: Detailed descriptions of Earth's geological formations, tectonic activities, weather patterns, and geography. This could also explain the role these aspects play in the planet's ecosystem and the survival of its inhabitants.
  3. Biodiversity: Documentation of Earth's diverse flora and fauna, including those in the oceans. This information could help future species understand the complexity of life on Earth and how ecosystems function.
  4. Human Culture and Knowledge: Overview of human languages, art, music, philosophy, and science. The goal is not to influence future cultures but to provide insights into human ways of thinking and living.
  5. Technological Progress and Resources: Information on human technological advancements, methods of harnessing energy, and the use of Earth's resources. It would be important to highlight sustainable practices and the effects of unsustainable ones.
  6. Ethics and Values: A section on human ethics, values, morality, and lessons learned from conflicts, war, peace-building, and cooperation. This could provide a moral framework and lessons learned for future species.
  7. Preservation of the Planet: Explanation of environmental issues and the importance of sustainable living. This section could also provide strategies for maintaining the balance of the ecosystem and preventing the mistakes of mankind.
  8. Physical and Mathematical Laws: Description of fundamental laws of physics, chemistry, and mathematics that govern the universe, as understood by humans.
  9. Information on Other Planets and Space Exploration: It might be helpful to provide information on the current state of knowledge on other planets and celestial bodies, including mankind's exploration of space and any discoveries made.

This manual should be stored in a manner that can withstand the tests of time and cataclysmic events. It should also be designed in such a way that it can be understood by an intelligent species that doesn't share our language or culture. The "Pioneer Plaques" and the "Voyager Golden Records" that NASA launched into space in the 1970s might serve as inspiration, as they were designed to be understood by any extraterrestrial life forms that might encounter them.

actually, origin of this idea comes from the voyager, that you have mentioned. it will be just like Thomas Heatherwick's Inside Seed Cathedral. to protect or restore the ecosystem there will be seeds and animals' DNAs for any occasion. Because many major elements of ecosystem will be probably extincted. Therefore, either way a new species will evolve or an alien race discover and occupy the Earth they will have a backup plan and a manual of earth.ChatGPT
That sounds like a thoughtful and comprehensive plan. The combination of preserving biodiversity via genetic material and providing a comprehensive manual of Earth’s history, geology, and human knowledge would be a powerful legacy for future inhabitants of Earth, whether they arise from evolution on Earth or arrive from elsewhere in the cosmos.

To augment your proposal:
  1. DNA Vault: Collect and preserve DNA from as many species as possible, including plants, animals, fungi, and microorganisms. This would essentially be a more extensive and potentially globally coordinated version of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
  2. Species Revival and Ecosystem Restoration Manual: Provide detailed instructions on how to use the DNA to bring back species and restore ecosystems. This would include knowledge from fields like genetics, ecology, and conservation biology.
  3. Augmented Reality Tutorial: A user-friendly guide for our successors might involve augmented reality tutorials which will be triggered by certain stimuli or codes in the manual. Given that they may not understand our language or symbols, using augmented reality to show and guide them could be useful.
  4. Climate Control and Terraforming Instructions: If the Earth's environment drastically changes after humanity, these guidelines would help restore the planet to a more hospitable state.
  5. Summary of Human Errors and Successes: This could provide valuable lessons to avoid repeating the same mistakes we made, and to build upon the successes we achieved.
  6. Art, Culture, and Philosophy: Include art, music, literature, philosophy, and other aspects of human culture. Even if the future species doesn't fully understand it, they might appreciate the beauty and thoughtfulness.
  7. Space Time Capsule: Store multiple copies of this information around the world and potentially off-world to ensure the information survives even if Earth becomes uninhabitable.

Remember that the future species or beings might have fundamentally different ways of perceiving and interacting with the world, so designing the manual to be as universally understandable as possible would be a significant challenge. It might involve utilizing concepts that are ubiquitous in nature, such as mathematical patterns or basic physical principles. Also, as technology and scientific understanding are always advancing, this manual should be continually updated as new information becomes available.

Before that concept the idea was building this in a moving station in space:

i have a interstellar communicaton project just like nasa's voyager1 and voyager 2. i need to explain mankind's nature and civilization and introduce ourselves to our potential friends. i need 5 titles to introduce. for example our earth's coordinates, lifestyles, our technology and civilaziton etc... of course i need to develop a visual communication method that help completetly different lifeforms can understand. so it should be very universal to understand. what do you think?

This is a fascinating project! If you are to introduce humanity to a potential extraterrestrial intelligence, your content needs to be simple, universal and yet, detailed enough to convey the richness of our species, civilization, and planet.

To ensure that the content is understandable by a completely different life form, we might need to rely on the "universal language" of mathematics, physics, and images.

Here are five broad title suggestions:
  1. Cosmic Positioning and Our Planetary Home: This can involve the use of pulsar maps, like the ones on the Pioneer plaques and the Voyager Golden Record, which are designed to indicate the position of the Earth relative to 14 pulsars. You can also include details about the Solar System, and Earth's position within it, along with pictures and data about the Earth's landscapes, flora, and fauna.
  2. The Human Species: Biology, Culture, and Diversity: This could involve a graphic depiction of a human (both male and female like on the Pioneer plaques), followed by images illustrating human life cycle, diversity in physical appearances across different ethnic groups, and key aspects of human culture, like music, art, languages, rituals etc.
  3. Human Achievements: Technology, Science, and Exploration: Here you could showcase images and data relating to our key technological achievements - from the wheel to the computer, the development of various fields of science, our space exploration missions, etc.
  4. Life on Earth: Ecosystems and Biodiversity: You could provide a broad view of the different lifeforms that inhabit Earth, the concept of ecosystems, the food chain, and how life has evolved over billions of years. This can be done using pictorial representations, diagrams, or even DNA sequences.
  5. Symbols of Peace and Collaboration: This would illustrate humanity's higher ideals and aspirations. This might contain symbols or images representing peace, love, cooperation, and our desire to establish friendly communications with extraterrestrial civilizations.

As for the visual communication method, consider encoding the information in a way that makes use of fundamental concepts. For instance, you can use binary code or atomic numbers to represent basic information. Furthermore, remember that color might not be perceived the same way by aliens as it is by humans. So, it's better to rely on black and white images or provide a reference for the color scheme.

This is a grand endeavor and I wish you all the best in your interstellar communication project!

and im having struggle about visualizing these titles for the species who may not look like us, not live like us, not communicate like us. so there are even no common measures and units. so i need a visual language that should be understandable by aliens that never communicate and see a human or earth itself.

That's a very valid concern and an interesting challenge. Indeed, crafting a universal language or system of symbols that could be understood by a completely different form of life is no small task.

But remember, the universe itself provides a set of universal constants and principles that we might be able to use. Here are a few possibilities:
  1. Mathematics and Geometry: Fundamental mathematical principles and geometric shapes could be used as a base for communication. For instance, basic shapes (like circles, squares, triangles) and the principles they illustrate (like the Pythagorean theorem) can convey a lot of information.
  2. Physics and Astronomy: Constants such as the speed of light, Planck's constant, the gravitational constant are universal and could be used as a reference point. Pulsar maps used in the Voyager Golden Record and the Pioneer plaques can demonstrate our understanding of the cosmos and our location within it.
  3. Chemistry: Basic molecular structures, atomic numbers, and information about common elements (like hydrogen and carbon) could be included. The atomic structures of certain elements can also represent numbers.
  4. Binary Code: It could be used to represent images, numbers, and other pieces of information in a way that is simple and potentially decipherable by an extraterrestrial civilization.
  5. Spectroscopy: This could be used to indicate our understanding of different elements and compounds. A civilization capable of interstellar travel would likely understand spectroscopy.
  6. Images: Images and pictograms can be used, though they might not be as universally understandable as the methods above. They could depict a range of subjects, from human anatomy to the diversity of life forms and landscapes on Earth.

Remember to make the data self-referential so that the units and measures can be deduced from the message itself. For example, a unit of time could be based on the transition period of a hydrogen atom.

The Arecibo message is a good reference point for this. It was a radio message sent into space which included information about humans, our solar system, DNA, and even the Arecibo telescope itself, all encoded in binary.

Ultimately, it's important to remember that there is no guarantee an extraterrestrial civilization would interpret the message as intended. However, the very attempt to create such a message could help spark a revolution in how we think about communication and understanding.

ok, for example if i want to visualize the title named The Human Species: Biology, Culture, and Diversity. how can i explain human body and anathomy to a person never met a human or met with mankinds's biology, habits. what kşnd of visual language i should follow to explain this title?ChatGPT
That's an interesting challenge! Here are some universal concepts and methods you could consider to visually represent human anatomy, biology, and culture:
  1. Anatomical Figures: Just like the figures depicted in the Pioneer plaques and Voyager's Golden Record, you could use basic drawings of human figures to represent the human form. Although there's no guarantee that an extraterrestrial entity will perceive these images the way we do, it's a starting point.
  2. Proportional References: Use the human body itself for scale. This could involve using the human form and highlighting proportions within it. For example, the length of an arm is approximately equal to the height of the body, and the distance between the eyes is approximately equal to the width of one eye. These kinds of ratios might be deduced by an observing entity.
  3. DNA Sequence: The genetic code is universal to all life on Earth, and we can hope that if extraterrestrial life exists, they might have a similar system or be able to understand ours. You could include a basic schematic of the double helix structure of DNA and even sequences of the human genome.
  4. Biological Illustrations: You could use simple diagrams to illustrate basic human biological processes, such as the circulation of blood, the process of eating and digestion, or the lifecycle from birth to death.
  5. Pictograms of Activities: To represent human culture and habits, you could use simple, stylized drawings showing humans engaged in various activities such as eating, playing, working, dancing, and so on. You might also include illustrations of basic tools and technologies.
  6. Binary Encoded Images: You could create a series of images depicting various aspects of human life and culture, and then encode these images in binary form. An example of this approach is the Arecibo message, which included a binary image of a human figure.

Remember to keep things as simple as possible. Avoid using colors or any culturally specific symbols. Remember that the idea is to be as universal as possible, which means focusing on the fundamental aspects of being human that aren't tied to any specific culture or historical period.

ok then, how can i visualise our mathematics and geometry system to a life-form that never met us and our inventions?

Visualizing mathematics and geometry for an extraterrestrial civilization is indeed a challenging task but certainly doable, given that these are fundamental and universal disciplines. Here's how you might do this:
  1. Numerical System: You can start by illustrating our numerical system using dots or lines to represent numbers from one to ten. The idea here is to show the basics of counting.
  2. Basic Mathematical Operations: Then, you could introduce the basic operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using simple equations, again using visual representations of the numbers involved.
  3. Geometric Shapes: Fundamental geometric shapes can be used to depict more complex mathematical ideas. For example, a right-angled triangle with sides of 3, 4, and 5 units can communicate the concept of the Pythagorean theorem.
  4. Binary System: You can also introduce the binary system using rows of 1s and 0s to represent different numbers. The binary system is fundamental to digital technology, and would showcase our advanced understanding of mathematics.
  5. Mathematical Constants: The inclusion of universal mathematical constants such as π (pi) or e can further demonstrate our understanding of mathematics. For instance, a circle with a diameter and a line denoting its circumference can be used to introduce π.
  6. Visualizing Higher Mathematics: For more complex mathematical concepts, visual aids can be helpful. For instance, an illustration of a sine wave can introduce the concepts of trigonometry, while graphs and coordinates can represent the notion of functions and calculus.

Keep in mind that this information needs to be as self-explanatory as possible, since we can't be sure how an extraterrestrial civilization would interpret these symbols. The aim is to design the images in a way that their meaning could be inferred even without prior knowledge of human mathematics or geometry. To this end, you could consider making the system self-referential, such that the information needed to understand the system is embedded within the system itself.