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Kevser Guler has a background in engineering and philosophy, and has worked for the Istanbul Biennial for over five years. She was a member of the exhibition team of the 10th International Istanbul Biennial curated by Hou Hanru, the 11th curated by WHW (What How and for Whom), and the recent 12th, co-curated by Adriano Pedrosa and Jens Hoffmann. She was also on the exhibition team of The Cities of Mediterranean: The biennials of art from Athens, Istanbul and Marrakech, co-curated by XYZ of the Athens Biennale, WHW and Abdellah Karoum in Sicily in 2010, and What Happens To The Hole When The Cheese Is Gone?, curated by WHW in Istanbul in 2010. She is the assistant curator for the upcoming 13th Istanbul Biennial, which will be curated by Fulya Erdemci.