Aylİme Aslı Demİr

Aylİme Aslı Demİr is a queer-feminist activist. Since 2013 she has been working as the academic and cultural studies department coordinator at Kaos Gay and Lesbian Cultural Research and Solidarity Association in Ankara. She has been taking part in, and collaborating with many institutions and collectives within the frames of exhibitions, conferences, community works and publications in Turkey and abroad. She is currently working on establishing an artist residency in Ankara which will start in 2020.

She gives a lecture performance on her curatorial and editorial practice that has been stemming from her convictions and struggles regarding the ways LGBTQI+ movement has been named together with the limitations or dichotomies it is pushed towards while contemplating on “unpredictability” as a strategy of resistance.