Sena Çakırkaya is a curator and art critic based in Istanbul. She earned the right to a master’s degree in Cultural Studies with her thesis concerning institutional critique in contemporary art. She started working at the curatorial department of Istanbul Modern in 2010 and has been managing the photography department since 2012. She is in charge of the museum’s photography exhibitions and collection. She also writes articles and prepares interviews for various art publications and newspapers. She has curated many exhibitions both in Turkey and abroad.