Zeynep Oz is an independent curator and a writer, whose curatorial interest lies in the process of artistic production. She recently co-founded SPOT which is an educational and curatorial project that aims to foster a local base of art patrons while generating funding for new contemporary art production in Istanbul. Oz was the assistant curator for the 2010 edition of Home Works V in Beirut. She holds a B.A. in Studio Art and Mathematics from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in Curatorial Studies from Bard College.