GLADT | Berlin (DE)
Based between Berlin and Istanbul, queer-living DJ, producer and curator, İpek İpekçioğlu aka DJ Ipek has an established reputation across nightlife scenes worldwide.
Ipek has a strong political agenda related to womyn, immigrant and queer issues and focuses on contemporary, everyday socio-political aspects and transports those issues into her music.
In all musical events she has curated, djayed,and participated in, she maintains a principle of cultural diversity and pushing boundaries within the ethnic and electronic music scene for over a decade.
Ipek is also very well known for her collaborations with great musicians such as (Ceyhun Kaya, Kinan Azmeh, Olivinn, Aynur Dogan, Petra Nachtmanova, Hakan Vreskala and AdirJam)) in Turkey, Germany and worldwide.
She has toured across Europe, Japan, the US, North-Africa, Japan, Jemen, China and Iraq. Ipek Ipekcioglu offers dj workshops for female participants. Its goal is to promote visibility amongst female DJs and acts Ipek has been offering dj-workshop for female participants in Vienna, Graz, Beijing, Tunis, Istanbul and in Berlin.
This vibrant mix and her work has earned her a place as “one of Berlin’s most important cultural contributors” [Zitty Magazine]. She proudly carries the title of “MC of cross-cultural understanding” (Daniel Bax – TAZ).