Memo Akten (b. 1975) is an artist and engineer born in Istanbul (TR), currently based in London (UK). He develops systems that abstract behaviour to create unfamiliar familiarities and encourage new perceptions on our relationship to science, nature, technology and culture. In 2013 his work FORMS won the Golden Nica at the Prix Ars Electronica. His work has been exhibited and performed around the world at venues such as The Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK), Royal Opera House (London, UK), Garage Center for Contemporary Culture (Moscow, RU), La Gaîté lyrique (Paris, FR), Holon Museum (Tel Aviv, IL), EYE Film Institute (Amsterdam, NL), STRP Biennial (Eindhoven, NL), FILE Festival (Sao Paolo, Rio, BR), Lisbon Architecture Triennale (Lisbon, PT), Royal Festival Hall (London, UK), Queen Elizabeth Hall (London, UK).