Asli Ersüzer Sökmen
Asli Ersüzer Sökmen was born in 1987 in Izmir, Turkey. She studied stage design, costume design and doll making at the Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul and graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. During her studies she was already active in numerous theatre projects, performances and cinema films and was involved above all in the design and production as a costume and stage designer. Asil has already worked in various countries as a stage designer or assistant on several projects. In 2013 she participated as “the youngest stage designer in Turkey” in the workshop “Theater in der Türkei” as a speaker. Between the years 2012-2017 she tried to travel around the world and beyond that she had the opportunity to observe different kinds of theatre and communications. Currently she is concentrating on the “No-Body Theater Project”, a theater project that only manages with different kinds of communication and objects, but without actors or puppets.