Guest Edited Special Issues & Focus Sections in Refereed Journals

Tüker, Ç. Veryeri Alaca, I. Gül, Figen. Grafist (2022) Istanbul.

Veryeri Alaca, I. Materiality of Picturebooks, Editor: (2019) Libri et Liberi: Journal of Research on Children’s Literature and Culture 8: 2. 237-382. DOI: 10.21066/carcl.libri.

Obaid, M., Veryeri Alaca, I. Wozniak, P. W., Lischke, L., Billinghurst, M., (2017) “Preface: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience through Interactive Technologies”, Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal – IxD&A 32, 71-73. ISSN: 1826-9745.

Refereed Journal Articles

Dinc, B. G., Özkan, B., & Veryeri Alaca, I., (2021). Interactive Storytelling through LEDs and Paper Circuits: Tapping into Materials and Technology in Children’s Literature Education. Journal of Literary Education, (4), 85-107.

Dinç, B.G., Veryeri Alaca, I. (2021) “Göbeklitepe and Ecological Thinking: Human/Nature Entanglement in Fırat Yaşa’s Graphic Novel ‘Tepe’”, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics.

Veryeri Alaca, I., Dinç, B. G. (2019) Tracing the Genealogical Self: Entanglements of Drawing with Tim Ingold’s Lines, Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice. 271-283. DOI: 10.1386/drtp_00007_1.

Veryeri Alaca, I., Aktaş, B. M. (2019) Exploring Material Culture of Carpets in Türkiye via an Art Project, Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education 18:1. 17-33(17). DOI:

Veryeri Alaca, I. & Onmuş, I. (2018). Integrating Theory into Illustration Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach Enhanced by Artistic Research in İstanbul, Journal of Illustration 5:2. ISSN 2052-0204, 247-263. DOI: 10.1386/jill.5.2.247_1.

Selected Projects and Publications

Selected Peer-Reviewed Proceedings

Obaid, M., Veryeri Alaca, I. Wozniak, P. W., Lischke, L., Billinghurst, M. (2016) The Future of Books and Reading in Human-Computer Interaction, Workshop, NordCHI, ACM, Gothenborg. Oct. 23-24, 2016. DOI:

Aktaş, B. M., Yantaç, A. E., Veryeri Alaca, I., (2015) “Holding Together: Exploring Intangible Cultural Heritage Objects via Artistic Research and Diagrammatic Drawings” NORDES 2015 (Nordic Design Research) No 6. International Conference, Design Ecologies: Challenging anthropocentrism in the design of sustainable futures, 7-10 June, Stockholm, Sweden. ISSN: 1604-9705.

Veryeri Alaca, I., “Experiencing the Bosphorus: The Poetics of Narration and Navigation” 2013 The Hybrid City II: Subtle Revolutions, University of Athens, Greece, Issue: 2, pp. 267-271, University of Athens, Greece, Klidarithmos Publications (2013)

Kültür, C., Veryeri Alaca, I., “Fine Arts Perspective in User Interface Design”, ACM Sigcse Bulletin , Vol. 41, No. 3, p. 386, ITİCSE 2009, 14th ACM-SIGCSE, Joint Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (2009)


Co-signer and Workshop Coordinator, Culture Program (2007-2013) Cooperation Projects (Strand 1.2.1) ON-AIR : European tool for artists, mobility workshops and training programs on artist-in-residence (AIR) opportunities coordnated by Trans Artists, Amsterdam, Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, EU Project Start and End Date: May 01, 2010-April 30, 2012

Collaborator, Urban Cultural Heritage and Creative Practice Project, funded by the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Brown University, 2012

Selected Conference Lectures

Veryeri Alaca, I., September 9-12, 2013, “Artistic Commentary and Research on The Carpet, The Hybrid Aesthetic Object, the Playground, Cultural Heritage and Emotional Design in the Turkish Home” , ECER 2013 Istanbul – The European Conference on Educational Research: Creativity and Innovation in Educational Research, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul

Veryeri Alaca, I., June 26-30, 2013, “Loss of Scent Centered Performativity in İstanbul and Shift in Domestic Space Interactions”, Psi: Now Then: Performance and Temporality, Stanford University, USA.

Veryeri Alaca, I., April 3-6, 2013, “Art and Innovation as a Habit”, PostHaus: Fate ( Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) 2013 Biennial Conference, Georgia, USA.

Veryeri Alaca, I., February 14-17, 2007, College Art Association 95th Annual Conference, New York Western Art Studies in a Middle Eastern Context-session chair, Judy Bullington “Western Art Studies in Türkiye, Art on a Pale Blue Dot”

Veryeri Alaca, I., September 20-24, 2006, Mid- America Print Conference, Ohio Forging Connections: 2006 MAPC, University in Athens, Ohio “Building Bonds: Welding Cultural Identity into Printmaking” & (panel chair)

Exhibitions and Collections

Veryeri Alaca had solo shows at Joel & Lila Harnett Museum of Art and Gallery Nev. She took part in group shows at Butler Institute of American Art, Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Springfield Art Museum

Her artworks are in public collections such as Museum of Painting and Sculpture (TR), Southern Graphics Council, Butler Institute of American Art, Zimmerli Museum (USA)