This year, the Istanbul Digital Art Festival, which will hold its fourth edition, gathers artists and digital artworks from around the world annually to celebrate the transformation of art. IDAF aims to explore how digital art and virtual worlds interact with the concept of reality and how this interaction transforms the human experience; it invites participants to think, question, and delve into the depths of virtual worlds as a platform of art, music, and games.

Artists exploring the boundaries of digital worlds offer creative expressions beyond classical definitions with AV performances, and deeply examine the idea of seeking truth in the realm of virtual creation while opening the door to virtual realities and different worlds for the audience. The digital world creates a platform for rethinking the concepts of identity and reality, and for redefining reality through identity creation.

Artists use digital tools to interpret reality from unique angles, offer alternative perspectives, and question established norms. They create original compositions that transcend traditional genres, providing a music experience in another reality. They shed light on the interaction between reality and the digital world with games that allow participants to build their digital identities and provide a unique sense of reality. From textile art to wearable technology, digital music and games, they express emotions, experiences, and concepts in innovative ways through digital works. They push the boundaries of art supported by XR, AR, VR, AI, from augmented reality to virtual reality.

As we navigate the line between reality and the digital world, we begin to question the impact of our digital identities on our real-world selves. The festival encourages thought about the complex interaction between our real and digitally constructed identities and directs us to understand how art shapes identities in different realities.

This year, the festival will be a platform that invites contemplation on how identities constructed in the virtual world reflect and influence our real-world identities, delves deeply into the relationship between humans and technology, and shows audiences the doors to different worlds. It awaits visitors to explore the infinite potential of digital art.

Virtual Tour

Metaverse Gallery​

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Jeanyoon Choi

Open Call Artist

Aisha Hajiyeva

Open Call Artist

Jake Tan

Open Call Artist

TouchDots Team

Open Call Artist

Nargiz Asgerova

Open Call Artist

Rümeysa Öztürk

Open Call Artist

Sena Nur Mete

Open Call Artist

Sena Nur Mete

Open Call Artist

Exhibition Team

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Volkan Arslan

General Communications Coordinator

Dr. Volkan Çetin

Chief Exhibition Advisor

Selim Genç

Educational Consultant

Lale Salkım

Corporate Director
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Dila Baki

Fashion Coordinator

Begüm Desovalı

Design Team

Project Team


Tunahan Türkmen

General Coordinator
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Tuğçe Kale

Digital Communication
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Salih Aksu

Organization Director
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Firdevs Demir

Design Coordinator

Çiğdem K. Biber

Operations Manager
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Sara Alkufahy

Festival Director Assistant

Main Sponsors

Technology Sponsors

Field Sponsors


Media and Communication Sponsors


Main Sponsors​

Media and Communication​

Technology Sponsors

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