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Emrah's career with light began working for the International Istanbul Biennial, and numerous other international events organised by "Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts", where he worked during his university years. Following an engineering degree and theatrical lighting studies in Bogazici University Istanbul/Turkey, he studied Master's degree in Architectural Lighting Design at the University of Wismar/Germany. He lived in Turkey, Colombia, Germany and Greece before coming to Australia.
Emrah also does teaching and tutoring at the University of Technology Sydney. He has taken part in various international lighting events, presented papers being the youngest speaker in lighting conferences and events in Australia, Germany, UK, Canada and Italy. His wide ranging work includes involvement with prestigious architectural lighting projects as well as research papers on lighting, musical compositions, sound & light installations, collaboration on short films and luminaire design.
Emrah is the winner of Cibse's International "Young Lighter of the Year 2008" award, and Worshipful Company of Lightmongers "Best Presentation" award in London for his work "Light and Modes of Appearances in Perception of Architectural Contexts".