IBULORK - ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY LAPTOP ORCHESTRA
Istanbul Bilgi University Laptop Orchestra (IBULOrk), is a computer-based ensemble with 4 musical instruments each consisting of a laptop computer and interfacing equipments It was founded by Tolga Tuzun in 2009 as the first laptop orchestra of Turkey. After a long time, it started to operate again in 2020 with its new members Can Memişoğulları, Elif Gülin Soğuksu, Güneş Bozkır and Zeynep Oktar. The orchestra consists of four laptops, various controllers, software, and sensors. Members act simultaneously both as performers and composers. In the performances, the behavior of the sound in time and space is being analyzed and manipulated. This is a performance to create, explore, learn and experiment which assures its fluidity and uniqueness.
Lately, they conducted a workshop at Arter’s New and Newest Music Festival in 2021.