Artun Çekem

DMA Student in Composition

Artun Çekem is a composer whose recent research interests revolve around the uncanny and uncanny valley concepts, as well as the spectral analysis and manipulation of speech components in regard to these topics. His music has been performed by ensembles including Plug Ensemble (Paris/members of Ensemble InterContemporain), Oerknal (Amsterdam), Ensemble TM+ (Paris), Hezarfen Ensemble (Istanbul), Ensemble X (Ithaca, NY) and Musica QuLacoza (Nagoya). He is currently finishing his Master’s education in Bilkent University and is about to start his DMA studies at Columbia University.