Based in Berlin and Istanbul, and born in Germany, queer-living DJ, producer and curator, İpek İpekçioğlu has an established reputation across nightlife scenes worldwide. Ipek Ipekcioglu is regarded as one of the most popular and diverse DJ’s of the Berlin club scenes and internationally known as Queen of Eklektik BerlinIstan.
Ipek was invited to take her Hybrid identities performance to MIT, UMass Amherst, Goethe Institute Montréal, and in cooperation with IfA (Institute für Auslandsbeziehungen und der Deutschen Botschaft Japan, she offered workshops f.a. at the Sophia University Tokyo, MiT- Boston, Doshisha University Kyoto, DZGO Osaka.
Besides djaying and producing music, Ipek Ipekcioglu has a strong social-critical agenda related to women, immigrant, queer and gender topics. She focuses on contemporary, everyday issues and transports these issues into her music.
In all musical events she has curated and participated in, she maintains a principle of cultural – gender diversity and pushing boundaries within the ethnic and electronic music scene for over a decade.
This vibrant mix and her work have earned her a place as »one of Berlin’s most important cultural contributors« [Zitty Magazine]. She proudly carries the title of »MC of cross-cultural understanding« (Daniel Bax - TAZ).