Born in Istanbul (Turkey) in 1957



Since 2004 : Chief of Sociology department in Istanbul MSGSU
and curator at the Istanbul Modern Museum
2007  :  Teacher at the I.N.H.A in Paris
2005 : Professor in the Chair of Roudolphe Arnheim, Chair at the University of Humboldt, Art History Department, Berlin
2005 : Teacher at the University of Paris VIII, Anthropology Department, Paris


Akay,A (2005) Postmodernisme, L/M Editions
Akay A. (2005)Œuvres Collectif sur La societe de contrôle chez Gilles Deleuze, Bailam Yay.
Akay A. (2005) L’Unıon Europeen et les arts en Turquie , Editions de l’Universite de Bogaziçi

Akay.A(2006) Postmodernisme, Land M Editions
Akay.A. (2006) Les Situations de l’Art, Baglam editions

Akay. A. (2007) Histoire de l’art : Une discipline inhabituelle, Yapı ve kredi  Editions




Modernes Experiences (avec Levent calıkoglu et H.N. Gurel), Istanbulmodern, istanbul
Brice dellsperger, Body Double, Akbank Sanat, istanbul,
Wang Du, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul,
Irwin, East Art Map, Akbank Sanat Istanbul ,
Abbas Kiarostami, les routes et la neige, Akbank Sanat Istanbul

For Gilles Deleuze with Thierry Kuntzel and jean-Jacques lebel, Akbank Sanat Istanbul,
Modern Sculpture,(with L Calıkoglu et Hasım Nur Gurel) Modern  Museum of Istambul
Les Temps correspondants,(with Levent Calıkoglu and Hasim Nur Gurel) Modern Museum of Istambul

La mémoire et L’Imagination, in the  7 Biennal of Santiago in Chili , at the Contemporian Art Museum
Tekinsiz ou l’Etrange inquietude, Akbank Sanat art center, Istanbul
Unheimlich (with Dimitri Kostantinidis), at Apollonia european art exchanges, Strasbourg