Our Team

Seren Kohen Ojalvo

Founder Director

Kohen was born in Istanbul in 1983. Graduated from the Department of Photography and Imaging at NYU Tisch, Kohen returned Istanbul in 2006 and worked in the photography and film production fields until she decided to establish Mamut Art Project in 2013. Since then she is working as the Founding Director of the project.

Ekin Kohen

Partner & Sales Director

Istanbul based Ekin Kohen (1982) holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Koc University in Turkey and a master’s degree in International Marketing from EADA in Spain. After completing her studies, she started working as a producer before pursuing her passion of art.  Starting year 2014, for 2 years, she’s been working in Galerist, one of the most established contemporary art galleries in Turkey, as a sales director. She’s been a partner and the Sales Director of Mamut since 2016.

Tuba Kocakaya

Art Director

Born in 1984 Tuba Kocakaya graduated from Çanakkale University, Art History Department and had a graduate degree from Bahçeşehir University, Department of Arts and Culture Management. She has continued her career in various art galleries and private institutions in Turkey. She has directed her own art education center for children in Moda, Istanbul for one year. She joined Mamut Art Project in 2013 as the project’s Art Director.

Serda Arslan

Event Manager

Born in 1975 (Istanbul) Serda Arslan, graduated from Marmara University, Department of Biomedical Equipment Technologies. She met with Mamut Art Project right when she was about to finish her 20th year working in PR and Event Organisation. She has been working as the project’s Event Manager since 2015.