This multi-part program features selections from the 2007-8 ctrl_alt_del, a sound-art festival produced by NOMAD which took place as part of the 10th International Istanbul Biennial in Turkey. The programs consist of many short form adventurous audio pieces.
For 2007-8 year ctrl_alt_del operated under the theme of "remote orienteering". The theme reflected interest in both navigational systems but it is also about positioning oneself within interconnected social and political realities. The development team consisted of Basak Senova (TR), Eran Sachs (DE/IL), Erhan Muratoglu (TR), Emre Erkal, (TR), Paul Devens (NL), and Can Karadogan (TR).
ctrl_alt_del was the first sound-art festival realized in Turkey, in September 2003. It was a collaboration between NOMAD, Marres, Hedah, and Istanbul Technical University Center for Advanced Musical Studies (MIAM). Events were realized in two cities, Istanbul and Maastricht, and more than 30 people from 16 different countries contributed to the project.
In 2005, ctrl_alt_del took place in the "positionings" section of the 9th International Istanbul Biennial. The 2005 program for the was developed by Basak Senova, Emre Erkal, Erhan Muratoglu, Pieter Snapper, and Paul Devens. Can Karadogan was responsible for the logistics of ITU activities as the project coordinator and Nusin Odelli was in charge of editing of the printed material. 57 people from 12 countries participated in the project.