Architects of Immersive Realities: The Visionaries Behind Muse VR

Architects of Immersive Realities: The Visionaries Behind Muse VR
Taha Alkan, Talat Alkan, Hamburg, 2022

Meet Taha and Talat Alkan, the driving forces behind Muse VR Studio. With a passion for pushing the boundaries of audio-visual new media, they lead a team dedicated to creating immersive experiences that captivate audiences worldwide.

Taha Alkan: A Maestro of Digital Artistry

Taha Alkan's journey began in the bustling streets of New York City, where he honed his skills as a digital media artist and architect. With a decade of experience in VFX and post-production, he has left an indelible mark on projects for renowned architects and creative agencies. In 2016, he ventured into the realm of VR and real-time technologies, pioneering groundbreaking concepts that redefine the possibilities of immersive art.

Talat Alkan: Crafting Stories in Immersive Realms

Talat Alkan, based in the cultural hub of Istanbul, is the co-owner and Chef Creative Officer of Muse VR Lab. With a keen eye for storytelling, he oversees the creation of immersive experiences that transport audiences to new worlds and narratives.

A Legacy of Exhibitions in Prestigious Settings

The Alkan duo's installations have graced the halls of prestigious institutions, museums, and festivals worldwide. From the World Architecture Festival to Art Basel, their creations have captivated audiences and earned acclaim for their innovative spirit.

Pushing Boundaries with Pioneering VR Experiences

Muse VR Studio is known for pioneering room-scale and interactive VR experiences, collaborating with artists to push the boundaries of immersive storytelling. Projects like "Michelangelo's Dream" and "A Journey into The World of Osman Hamdi Bey" have captivated audiences with their innovative approach.

A Multidisciplinary Team for Metaverse Dreams

At Muse VR, we believe in the power of collaboration. Our multidisciplinary team brings together artistic minds, architectural geniuses, and software wizards from around the world to create immersive experiences that inspire and delight.

Partnerships That Shape Tomorrow's Realities

As pioneers in immersive storytelling, Muse VR collaborates with leading institutions and organizations to shape the future of realities yet to be explored. Our partnerships with Block Party, AURA Architectural and Urbanism Research Academy, and others reflect our commitment to innovation and creativity.

Join us on a journey into the world of Muse VR, where immersive realities and metaverse dreams come to life.

Events & Collaborations

October 29, 2022

  • Beyond Istanbul, Four Seasons Sultan Ahmet, Republic Part Event

October 29, 2022

  • Turkish Design Council Workshop & Talk: New Ways of Seeing

September 19, 2022

  • Contemporary Istanbul Foundation Talks


  • Orta Metaverse Event: New York, Amsterdam, Munich, Istanbul, Kayseri

May 20, 2022

  • Bursa Uludag University Department of Architecture: New Ways of Seeing with Taha Alkan

February 14, 2022

  • Cercle d'Orient NFT Panel

November 20, 2021

  • AURA Istanbul Conference on Metaverse

December 6, 2021

  • Rotary Istanbul Conference on Metaverse at Hilton Bosphorus Istanbul

November 20, 2021

  • Robert College Alumni Society Conference on Metaverse

November 2021

  • Gün Ortası, Ekoturk TV Economy TV Program on Metaverse and NFT

October 22, 2021

  • Turkcell Academy Conference: NFT and Metaverses

October 21, 2021

  • Turkcell Academy Conference: Virtual Reality, New Storytelling Paradigm

Collaborations & Projects

  • Artist NFT Collaborations with Ryan Keeley, Harif Guzman, Madsteez, Mark Paul Deren, and in New York, 2021
  • NFT Documentary Collaboration with Avantgart TV, 2021
  • Co-production with Sunay Akın, Toy Museum Istanbul, and Terzihane Yapım: 30 Series of Mahya Işıkları, YouTube VR Project, 2021
  • Orta Anadolu Denim Factory VR Denim Journey Premiere, Munich Fabric Start, August 31, 2021
  • Alex Grey animation "Monochord," NFT, Sold on Nifty Gateway
  • Borusan Contemporary: Düş Suda Exhibition, VR Experience, Augmented Reality App, Outdoor Mapping Project, Istanbul, 2021
  • Contemporary Istanbul, Gallery Perrotin: AR Collaboration with Julio Le Parc Studio, Globart, January 2021
  • Tech Week Istanbul 2020: Virtual and Augmented Reality in Progress
  • Venice VR Expanded 2020, Venice International Film Festival
  • Izmir High Technology Institute: Immersive Storytelling and Beyond Lecture, October 2020
  • Adaptation Exhibition 2020, Istanbul: Harif Guzman, Gizem Tatlıcı, Hülya Şekercioğlu

Workshops & Seminars

  • Workshop on Artistic Interactive Narratives, Sonar Istanbul, March 2020
  • Conference on Interactive Storytelling, Ege University, March 2020
  • Seminar at AURA Istanbul Architecture and Urbanism Academy, January 2020
  • Speech on Virtual Reality Technologies, EKOTÜRK TV, December 2019
  • Workshop at Özyegin University on the Future of Art and Interactive Storytelling, November 2019
  • Workshop at Nex Lab, Bursa, October 2019
  • Workshop in Tesla’s Lab: The Future of Art and Science in VR Paradigm, October 2018

Exhibitions & Presentations

  • Louvre Museum Carousel, Paris, October 2018
  • Bodrum Exhibition, Sabancı Cultural Center, August – September 2018
  • Eskisehir Exhibition with Devrim Erbil, 2018
  • Sanal Devrim Exhibition, Gama Gallery, Istanbul, 2018
  • Istanbul Exhibition: OMELAS -Ursula Le Guin, 2017

Contact Information

MUSE VR Turkey

  • Address: Nisbetiye Mah. Aytar. Cd. 26/8 Levent 1, Beşiktaş, Istanbul
  • Phone: +90 543 502 5480
  • Email:

For collaborations and inquiries, please contact Muse VR.