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.
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.
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.