Alp Sime was born in Istanbul in 1970. He graduated from Boston University, College of Fine Arts. In 2002 he had his first exhibition “Ramora” at the Elturko Art Gallery in Istanbul. In 2005, Sime participated in a group exhibition “the Collection 2005" at Leica Gallery in Istanbul, and a year later also held his second solo exhibition “Istanbullu” at the Mavromihali 55 Photography Gallery in Athens. In January 2009 Sime had solo exhibition “Public Apology” at Gallery X-ist in Istanbul.
Reference: artxist.com; fotoritim.com ; Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Turkish, 4 March 2009 (London 2009), p. 12 and 102.