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Üstün Lütfi Yıldırım (aka Akkor) is a sound artist and composer with a focus on sound art and design, performance, installations, and compositions for film, theater, and contemporary dance. He has a Master's degree in Sonic Arts from Istanbul Technical University's Center for Advanced Studies in Music, and was a participant of the 20th Red Bull Music Academy in Berlin.
His collaborations with visual artist Uygar Demoğlu have been exhibited and screened at spaces including Mamut Art Project (2013) and are part of the Borusan Contemporary Art Collection (2013). His latest collaboration with director Recep Akar, which received multiple awards from film festivals, was exhibited at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art in 2021.
He has performed and exhibited solo and collaborative works at venues such as Zeiss-Großplanetarium, Crimea Memorial Church, and International Sinop Biennial.
He self-released his debut album “Durma” on March 13, 2020. Most recently, he re-worked “Dörde Özlem” by Cahit Berkay for the Moğollar Tribute album, celebrating the 55th anniversary of the band, and collaborated with visual artist Ahmet Said Kaplan for the collaborative interactive installation Floating Matter for Contemporary Istanbul's Selective Conductive exhibition.