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Cabaret Voltaire: Fluxus West, San Diego, and Southern California Mail Art

Editors: Arzu Ozkal and Mila Waldeck (2023)


Examines the International Mail Art Movement of the 1960s, focusing on Ferrara Brain Pan's Cabaret Voltaire, a Mail Art project, established in 1977 in San Diego, California. Five issues were produced, featuring contributions from over 180 artists and receiving artworks and correspondence from 20 countries. Cabaret Voltaire: Fluxus West, San Diego and Southern California Mail Art  features original essays by authors and academics providing an in-depth exploration of CabVolt's significance within the wider context of the avant-garde movement.

Hyperbole Books (an imprint of SDSU Press)


Gün: Women’s Networks: Turkey

Editors: Arzu Ozkal and Claudia Costa Pederson (2013)

Provides another platform for Turkish women’s cultural production - extending the “language of crafts” among networked women working with contemporary media. In practice, the work involves online exchanges between participants, with each woman contributing work related to the gün as a social/cultural form-- a handle for research into the ideas, conditions, and aspirations framing the cultural positions of women in Turkey and those living and working abroad.

Gün is distributed by SDSU Press
as part of its Bi Sheng/Juan Pablos Digitovisuo Artifacts series.


Collaboration in Design Education: Case Studies & Teaching Methodologies

Editors: Marty Maxwell Lane (Author), Rebecca Tegtmeyer (2020)

Chapter 3: Peer-to-Peer Learning Across Disciplines (3.1 SCULPTYPE, Arzu Özkal and Richard Keely (San Diego State University, USA)

Chapter 5: Intradisciplinary Faculty Collaboration (5.1 Pass the Pixel, Özlem Özkal (Özyegin University, Turkey), Canan Akoglu (Design School Kolding, Denmark), Ben Van Dyke (Michigan State University, USA) and Arzu Özkal (San Diego State University, USA))

Bloomsbury Academic


Ne Orali Ne Burali

Editor: Isil Oz (2019)

The stories of women who migrated to America for various reasons and continued their lives there had never been told so sincerely. Isil Öz, who has been living in the USA for many years, brings together the experiences of 35 women in a book that draws a panorama of the USA and serves as a guide for young people who want to migrate to the other side of the ocean. "Ne Orali Ne Burali" is an enlightening research book where you can find all the details of living as an immigrant in the USA.

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Situated Between (3 volumes)

Editors: Arzu Ozkal and Tricia Treacy

A three-volume collection connecting creative practitioners of various specializations including film/video, photography, printmaking, artist book, and performance, along with authors and academics in the field of art and design, exploring the Situated Between manifesto; a protocol (or no-protocol) that involves constant tactic-developing to effectively and collectively seek inspiration in each other, other humans and non-humans to activate new intersections and allow new forms of engagements.

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