Burak Arikan is an Istanbul (Turkey) and New York (USA) based artist working with complex networks. He earned a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, Cambridge, USA. He also holds an MA in visual communication design from Bilgi University, Istanbul (2004) and a BS in Civil Engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul (2001). Arikan’s software, prints, installations, and performances have been featured in numerous exhibitions at museums and institutions internationally including, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Venice Architecture Biennale, Italy; Berlin Biennial, Germany; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria; Sónar, Barcelona, Spain; Detroit Electronic Music Festival (DEMF), USA; Neuberger Museum of Art, Westchester County, New York; and Borusan Contemporary, DEPO, ARTER and SALT in Istanbul. He has lectured and held workshops at institutions including MIT, Rhode Island School of Design and New York University in the USA, and Istanbul Technical University, Boaziçi University, Sabancı University, and Bilgi University in Turkey. Arikan is the founder of Graph Commons platform, dedicated to providing ‘network intelligence’ for everyone.