About

EDUCATION
  • 2013-… PhD, Marmara University IFA Painting Department, Istanbul
  • 2009-2013 MFA, Marmara University IFA Painting Department, Istanbul
  • 2005-2009 BFA, Marmara University FFA Painting Department, Istanbul
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2019 Instructions, SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2015 Metadata, SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2012 Spectrum, SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2011 C://Still_Life, Sanatorium Civil Art Initiative, Istanbul, Turkey
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2018 Astronomy Picture of the Day, Atelier am Eck, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Ulrike Möeschel.
  • 2017 Systems/Visibilty, SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition with Alex Anikina curated by Yasemin Keskintepe.
    aRb, SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition which he co-realized together with Kerem Ozan Bayraktar and Şeref Erol.
  • 2015 Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Derya Yücel and Una Popović.
    Grace of the World, artSümer, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Nihan Çetinkaya.
  • 2014 Common Ground: Earth, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Nazlı Gürlek.
    Technical Ecstasy, Kuad Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
    Formless, SantralIstanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Derya Yücel and Una Popović.
  • 2013 Hypologie, SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Ludovic Bernhardt.
    Untold/Unwritten, Borusan Music House, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Necmi Sönmez.
  • 2012 What a Wonderful World!, Plato Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Marcus Graf.
    The Third Exhibition: What I Love, Borusan Music House, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Necmi Sönmez.
  • 2011 Abuse, SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2010 Borders Orbits, Siemens Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by T. Melih Görgün and Mürteza Fidan.
  • 2009 Akbank 28th Contemporary Artist Prize Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the exhibition curated by Derya Yücel and Simona Vidmar.
    Tayfun Erdoğmuş Workshop Exhibition, Marmara University FAF, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the workshop curated by Tayfun Erdoğmuş.
ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAMS
  • 2018 Gastatelier des Landes NRW, Kulturampt, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 2011-2013 Borusan Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
CONCEPTUAL ART EVENTS
  • 2017-2018 Sanat Tanımı Topluluğu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Between 02 November 2017 – 17 May 2018 he attended the conceptual art event; “The discussion of the texts of A. J. Ayer from Language, Truth and Logic and recitation of logic in installation” that was held in STTM. *
  • 2016-2017 Sanat Tanımı Topluluğu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Between 03 November 2016 – 25 May 2017 he attended the conceptual art event; “The discussion of the texts of Aristotle from Metaphysics and recitation of logic in installation” that was held in STTM.
  • 2015-2016 Sanat Tanımı Topluluğu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Between 05 November 2015 – 26 May 2016 he attended the conceptual art event; “The discussion of the texts of Bertrand Russell from Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and recitation of logic in installation” that was held in STTM.
  • 2014-2015 Sanat Tanımı Topluluğu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Between 06 November 2014 – 28 May 2015 he attended the conceptual art event; “The discussion of the texts of Immanuel Kant from Prolegomena and recitation of logic in installation” that was held in STTM.
  • 2013-2014 Sanat Tanımı Topluluğu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Between 07 November 2013 – 29 May 2014 he attended the conceptual art event; “The discussion of the texts of Alan Musgrave from Common Sense, Science and Scepticism and recitation of logic in installation” that was held in STTM.
  • 2012-2013 Sanat Tanımı Topluluğu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Between 01 November 2012 – 23 May 2013 he attended the conceptual art event; “The discussion of the texts of Bertrand Russell from The Problems of Philosophy and recitation of logic in installation” that was held in STTM.
  • 2011-2012 Sanat Tanımı Topluluğu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Between 03 November 2011 – 31 May 2012 he attended the conceptual art event; “The discussion of the texts of Aristotle from Metaphysics and recitation of logic in installation” that was held in STTM.

*The Definition of Art Group is a Conceptual Art study that is having been developed since 1972 and holding intellectual events based on art, philosophy, science, logic and mathematics within the scope of “installations” consisting of various objects with textual, visual and audial elements in a performative way, together with participants, in a specific space and time, with regards to being art.

SEMINARS AND ARTIST TALKS
  • 2019 Instructions, SANATORIUM, İstanbul, Turkey
  • 2018 Astronomy Picture of the Day, Gastatelier des Landes NRW, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Gave a presentation on the project titled “Astronomy Picture of the Day”.
  • 2017 Landslide, SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the talk and perfomance series organised by HER HÂL Collective as a speaker (together with Kerem Ozan Bayraktar, Ali Miharbi and Sergen Şehitoğlu).
  • 2016 Document as Painting, Painting as Photography, Marmara University FAF Painting Department, Istanbul, Turkey
WORKSHOPS
  • 2008 Real Presence 8, Belgrade, Serbia
    Participated in the workshop and exhibition curated by Dobrila Denegri and Biljana Tomić.
  • Borders of Perception, Enschede, Holland
    Participated in the exhibition organized by AKI artEZ.
  • 2007 Camera Obscura, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Participated in the workshop directed by Jochen Proehl, researching the uses of camera obscura in Renaissance and contemporary art.
PRIZES
  • 2009 The 28th Akbank Contemporary Artist Prize