Queer Art Projects is a London based independent production company, which specialises in organising art events like exhibitions, performances, screenings, plays, conferences, workshops, talks and parties, as well as all related services from consultancy on applying to funds, to content writing for media campaigns.
Queer Art Projects was founded by Tuna Erdem and Seda Ergul, who have been partners for more then a decade. Both have a dual educational background of business and art.
Ergul received her BA degree in Business Administration (Bogaziçi University) and her MA in Music (Istanbul Bilgi University) while Erdem received her BA in Economics (Marmara University), MA in Film and Art Theory (University of Kent) and PhD in Film and Theatre (Reading University). Both taught art at a university level and held administrative positions in their respective departments.
Together they have produced numerous conferences, exhibitions, performances and festivals both in Turkey and the UK. They have written for exhibition catalogues and art journals as well as editing a book. (Fetis Ikame/ Fetish Susbtitute, 2014)
They have delivered talks on art in various institutions like CRISAP, London Collage of Communication in 2016, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton and St Peter’s Collage University of Oxford in 2018.
Erdem and Ergul are also artists and the founding members of Istanbul Queer Art Collective.