Mehmet Unal

Mehmet Unal

Award-Winning Composer | Sound Designer | ProgrammerLondon, United Kingdom
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Mehmet Unal

Mehmet Unal

Award-Winning Composer | Sound Designer | ProgrammerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Mehmet Unal is an Istanbul / London based Composer, Sound Artist and Software Developer.Coming from a strong music background, Unal is fascinated by the beauty of technical objects, and developing his own instruments and algorithms is an integral part of his creative process. The projects that he created music and sound design for have been presented in Washington, Melbourne, Istanbul, New Mexico, Geneva, Paris, Prag, Barcelona, Linz and have been granted international Awards as Red Dot Design Award, The International Design Awards, Codawards, ADC Awards, German Design, The Aesthetica Art Prize and many more…
Projects
  • Life of A Neuron | Artechouse DC
    Life of A Neuron | Artechouse DCIn a groundbreaking project that brings art, technology and science together, Life of a Neuron tells the universal story of a human neuron—from pre-birth to death—providing viewers with an experiential view of life at a cellular level. This immersive exhibit was created in collaboration with the Society for Neuroscience—a partnership that has empowered artists and scientists to push boundaries, and thanks to 21st-century technology tell the story of our neurons in a way that’s never been done
  • IBM Cloud Instrument
    IBM Cloud InstrumentPowered by IBM Cloud™; the project aimed to create the new aesthetics of “connectedness” using multimedia and immersive experiences that offer the interconnected world of Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Internet of Musical Things (IoMust) represents a coalescence of objects that share a collective “connectedness” in natural and human-made worlds. As an interactive artpiece, the installation embodies movement, changing based on real-time data input.
  • Nike Harmonics of Air
    Nike Harmonics of AirNIKE HARMONICS OF AIR In 2019, we were approached by Nike to create various new media installations involving the NIKE AIR MAX 720. After an internal r&d phase, my suggestion was turning the shoe into a playable instrument via sensors and movement algorithms. This became one part of the various installations which took place in Nike Stores around Istanbul. HARMONICS OF AIR commissioned by NIKE augments the sounds of moving air. Each participant is uniquely associated with the real-time musi
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Work history
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    Founder / Head ComposerMehmet Unal Studio
    Istanbul, TurkeyFull Time
Skills
  • Music Composition
  • Sound Design
  • Commercial Music
  • Audio Engineering
  • 3D Audio
Education
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    Master of ScienceBahcesehir University
     - Istanbul, Turkey
    Audio Technologies
Awards
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    German Design AwardGerman Design Award
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    Red Dot Design Award - Communication DesignRed Dot Design Award
    Communication Design for AVA V2