b. istanbul, 1969
He is a conceptual artist, who defines his practice in painting, sculpture and performance as 'idea art'. His works are listed in required reading lists at City University, Rice University and UC Santa Barbara. Gulan gave conferences at Yale, School of Visual Arts, Koln University and NYIT.
Genco Gulan was in the Advisory Board of Balkan Biennial Cosmopolis Thessaloniki and International Programming Committee of ISEA Singapore. He is the founder of the Web Biennial, currently teaches at the Mimar Sinan Academy and the Bogazici University.