Sarp Özer is a visual researcher and curator in the field of contemporary visual art. He is currently coordinating the programs of AVTO, an independent center for research and practice in Istanbul. He organized the counter authorial translation of Xenofeminist Manifesto written by Laboria Cuboniks to Turkish in 2018. He is a member of the Istanbul based After the Archive? initiative that investigates and organizes talks about archives which are under threat in Turkey and other places in the world. Özer worked formerly at SALT research. He lives and works in Istanbul.