İnsel was born 1969 in Canberra, Australia and lives in İstanbul today. He graduated as a PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts of Marmara University in 2001 and currently works as professional artist and associate professor. Insel is head of Ceramic Department at Kocaeli University Fine Arts Faculty and lectures both in Mimar Sinan Universitesi Department of Photography, and in Istanbul Technical University Fine Art Department.
His solo exhibitions include “Positions”, Article Art Gallery, Istanbul (2006) and “Host Bodies”, Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, Gallery Keramos, Istanbul (2001). A large number of group and international exhibitions and performances took place mostly in Istanbul and other parts of Turkey.