Şirin Fulya Erensoy is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-doctoral Fellow at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. Her project is called VIDEOACT: The use of video as an activist tool of representation for Turkish practitioners living in Germany. The project will last from September 2021 to August 2023, under the supervision of Professor Jens Eder.
Her previous academic work also concentrates on video activism as an alternative media practice, censorship in documentary film practice in Turkey and gender in genre cinema. Şirin was the host of Medyascope TV’s English news bulletin This Week in Turkey from 2019-2021 and worked as a lecturer at various institutions in Istanbul. She also has practical work experience in documentary film production.
Şirin has lived, studied and worked in various different countries in the world including Canada, Belgium, Turkey and Germany and speaks Turkish, English French and Italian.