Selen Solak is artist and researcher. Selen takes a critical look at everyday life and the connections between humans, nonhuman beings, and our surroundings. She explores what's involved and excluded in these connections. Lately, she's been focusing on daily scientific activities, examining how technology and scientific settings interact. Selen uses photography, objects, video, and writing to express her ideas. She's also active in self-publishing, creating zines and booklets either on her own or with others, alongside her academic research. Selen’s scientific research spans the fundamental behaviors of energy devices, like solar cells. Selen has a bachelor's double major in engineering and combined arts from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul. She did her master’s in Bogazici University and she held her Ph.D. in natural sciences from the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research.