Hüseyin Kuşcu (İstanbul, 1980)
Multimedia Software Developer, Educator, Academics

He has graduated from Istanbul Technical University(ITU) with a BSc degree on Computer Engineering and got his MA degree from Yildiz Technical University(YTU), Art&Design program on the design of interactive multimedia in art performances. He's currently studying on his PhD dissertation at the same institution. He has given courses on interaction and animation programming at YTU Communication Design, Architecture and Computer Engineering programs for 10 years (7 years full-time and 3 years part-time).
He has been working as a professional multimedia developer for 10 years and implemented several web, multimedia, game, interactive installation and mobile application projects for various companies, organizations and agencies like Saatchi&Saatchi, and SALT. His notable projects are Becoming İstanbul, Graft, and 1+8 for SALT and MyblockNYC, a map based video portal for New York City, which is also presented at MoMA in 2011. He has established his company, Kakare Interactive, in 2011 with the grant he got from Teknogirisim R&D program of T.C. Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. His mobile social game project elected to 2011's 40 notable enterprises by E-tohum and deserved to be one of the 3 projects for Nokia/E-tohum fund. He's currently developing his projects and serving organizations under the name of Kakare Interactive and educate as a part-time instructor.


YTÜ Art and Design PhD Program

YTÜ Art and Design MA Program (2005)
Thesis: Designing an Editor for Audiovisual Interaction in Modern Dance

İTÜ Computer Engineering Dept. (2002)
Thesis: Artificial Life Simulation


HTML5 Game Engine
Granted for one year by Teknogirişim Enterpreneur Program of Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology
Application Platform: HTML5

Designing an Editor for Audiovisual Interaction in Modern Dance
MA Thesis
Abstract: There are lots of studies around the world aimed on the interaction between modern
dance and computers. Generally these studies focus on creationg interaction by perception
of the dancers movements. This type of linear and one-dimensional interaction restricts the
flexibility and choreographer's imagination. In this thesis, a system is created to enable the
choreographer the contruction of audiovisual linear interaction options and creating output.
Additionally, a simple audiovisual interaction system is designed to test the construction program.
Application Platform: Borland C++

Properties Of Human Video Textures To Be Used In Enhanced Panoramic Presentations
In Architectural Analysis

PhD Project
Application Platform: Director MX

Computer Game Interaction Styles
Usability in Multimedia Design and ISO Standards Course Project (PhD)

Mouse Gesture Based Interaction System
Usability in Multimedia Design and ISO Standards Course Project (PhD)
Application Platform: Flash Actionscript

Artificial Life Simulation
BSc Thesis
Application Platform: Visual C++, OpenGL


YTÜ Communication Design Program

Interactive Programming I
Application Platform: Flash Actionscript 3.0

Interactive Programming II
Application Platform: Flash Actionscript 3.0

Introduction to Computer Graphics
Application Platform: Processing

Advanced Computer Graphics
Application Platform: Processing

Fundamentals of Algorithms
Application Platform: Processing

Application Platform: Processing

YTÜ Computer Engineering Program
Computer Graphics

YTÜ Computer Aided Design Program
Graphical Computer Programming

2013 - Talk on creation of Becoming İstanbul at ZEIT-Stiftung's History Takes Place summers school

2012 - Talk at Bahcesehir University Game Lab ateliers on Usability of Game Interfaces

2012 - Jury membership in Global Game Jam 2012 at METU-Tech ATOM, Ankara

2012 - Software supervisor for MODE İstanbul Web Doc Workshop

Several jury memberships for Design Studios in YTÜ Communication Design


• Ünlüer A. A., Ozcan O, Kuşcu H., "Embedded Sound: A Project On Turkish Traditional Calligraphy And Its Multi-Touch Transformation",
ISEA 2011. İstanbul. 2011.
• Kuşcu H., Akgün, B. T., "A New Approach to Interactive Performance Systems", ACM
Multimedia Conference 2005 (ACMMM '05), Singapur, Singapur, Kasım 6-12, 2005.
• Kuşcu, Hüseyin. "Application of Technology and Multimedia in Performance Arts",
3. National Symposium. İstanbul. 2005.
• Kuşcu, Hüseyin ve B. Tevfik Akgün. "An Application of Real Time Particle Animation".
1. International Symposium of Interactive Media. İstanbul. 2003.


• Wireframing
• Prototyping
• Game design
• UI/UX design
• Multimedia design
• Graphic design
• Interactivity

• Mobile development
• Web development
• Game development
• CMS development
• Animation programming
• Gestural programming
• GUI programming
• Simulations
• Interactive installations
• Data visualization
• Ubiqiutous computing
• E-learning

• Procedural art
• Interactive art
• Actionscript 3.0(Flash/AIR)
• HTML5/CSS3/Javascript
• Java
• C/C++
• Processing
• Wiring

• Windows
• MacOS X
• Web
• iOS
• Android
• XBOX Kinect
• Leap Motion

• Adobe Flash
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe Premiere
• 3D Studio Max


2011-**** KaKare Interactive
Position: Founder, developer

2009-2011 Quantize LLC
Position: Project Manager, web/multimedya(AS3) developer

2002-2009 YTÜ Communication Design
Position: Teaching Fellow


• Granted for Teknogirisim R&D support program of Turkish Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology in 2011
• Elected for 40 E-tohum entrepreneurs in 2011 for AnimalWars project
• Mobile social game project selected as one of the 3 mobile projects which is eligible for Nokia/E-tohum fund in 2011


Selected works are compiled under my company website Kakare Interactive.


He's interested in illustration and interactive arts. He has contributed various exhibitions with his
illustration, animation and interactive artworks:

• TypoSonicWall (interactive installation) Operative Spaces, Pera Exhibition 2007 [collective]
• TypoSonicMirror (interactive installation) Techne İstanbul 2006 [collective]
• ARGON (3D short animation, 2'10" ) It has been featured at !f Istanbul 2005 in İstanbul, Diyarbakır and Greece. [individual]
• Y.T.Ü. Art and Design 10. anniversary exhibition illustration. [individual]


A. Evren Yantaç homepage
Ayça Ünlüer homepage
İrfan Kaya homepage
Umut Tasa homepage at günlükleri (blog) bilinç akışı (blog)
Bager Akbay homepage
Serdar Genç IP trailer project