About

Born in 1982, lives and works in İstanbul and İzmir, TR
Member of the B.I.T. Collective

Education
2015 -         DFA  Dokuz Eylül University, Art and Design, İzmir, TR
2008-2010  MFA Valand School of Fine Arts, C:Art:Media, Göteborg, SE
2002-2007  BFA Yıldız Technical University, Bachelor of Art and Design, Interdisciplinary Arts, İstanbul, TR

Residencies
2016 - Residency Unlimited, New York, USA [August - September]
2014 - Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund DE [November]
2012 - ARCUS Project, Moriya-Ibaraki, JP [August - Nov.]
2011 - Unidee in Residence – Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, IT [June -Oct.]
2008 - Borusan Art Center, Istanbul, TR [March - June]

Selected Solo Shows
2017
Sudden Stop (with Fraser Stewart), Corridor Project Space & De Kijkdoos Project Space, Amsterdam, NL 
2015
Dedicated, Öktem&Aykut Gallery, İstanbul, TR
2014
We came but, you weren't there, Pasaj Galata, Istanbul, TR
2012
Money Issue (with Elmas Deniz), Curated by Nicoletta Daldanise, PasajIST, Istanbul, TR

Selected Group Shows / Screenings
2017
10. Documentarist, Istanbul Documentary Days, Istanbul, TR
Sosyomanya, Bozlu Art Project, Istanbul, TR
Museum Cinema Screenings, Museum Evliyagil, Ankara, TR
In a Break in Life, Adahan Hotel -1 Gallery, Curated by Ecem Erinanç, İstanbul, TR
En Masse: Books Orchestrated, Center for Book Arts, Curated by Osman Can Yerebakan, New York, USA 
Hidden, Temporary, Fake, NG Art Gallery, Curated by Gülay Yaşayanlar, İzmir, TR
36th Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul,TR
Stay With Me, Apartment Project, Futura Gallery, Prague, CZ
Imago Mundi - Mediterranean Routes, Zona Arti Contemporanee, Palermo, IT
Fragility of Now, Daire Projects, 42 Maslak Art Space, İstanbul, TR 
2016
Artist Room, Tomtom Gardens, İstanbul, TR
14th Tirana International Film Festival, Tirana, ALB
Stay with me, Curated by Selda Asal, Işın Önol, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, AT
Un Coup de Dés Jamais N'Abolira Le Hasard, Pilot Gallery, İstanbul, TR
Migration:  Place - Sense of Belonging, State Art and Sculpture Museum, İzmir, TR
O'art Prize Exhibition, O'art, İstanbul, TR
Hotel Europa, Concordia, Enschede, NL
Based on a True Story, Kunsthalle Narlıdere, İzmir, TR
Stay With Me, MOM art space, Hamburg, DE
Pas, Miza Gallery, Tirana, ALB
Playground of the Mind, Daire Gallery, İstanbul, TR
Keystone, REM Art Space, İstanbul, TR
Stay With Me, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam, NL
Her Havuzun Dibi Aynı, Çetin Emeç Gallery, İzmir, TR
2015
Stay With Me,  Museum Weserburg, Bremen, DE
Kassel Dokfest, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, DE
Kunst & Krise, Ag Dollz, Jena, DE
Stay With Me, Organized by Apartment Project, Depo, İstanbul, TR
Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm, SE
2014
Stay With Me, Apartment Project, Berlin, DE
Migrating University of Mickiewicz, Curated by Max Cegielski, Adam Mickiewicz Museum, İstanbul, TR
31 Kilo, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Curated by Denise Winter, Samira Yıldırım, Mehmet Kahraman, Serhat Cacekli, Dortmund, DE
10th Edition of Night of Museums and Galleries Festival, Open Arts Foundation, Plovdiv, BG
Private Nationalism, Ostrale' 14, Curated by  Nadine Bors, Andrea Hilger, Dresden, DE
31 Kilo, The Space, Curated by Denise Winter, Samira Yıldırım, Mehmet Kahraman, Serhat Cacekli, İstanbul,TR
Mamut Art Project, Küçükçiftlik Park, İstanbul, TR
Private Nationalism, Curated by Ilona Németh, József R. Juhász, Michal Štofa, Kunsthalle Košice, Košice, SK
Private Nationalism, Curated by Lenka Klodová, Ivan Mečl, Divus Prague, CZ
2013 
Check Point, Organized by Apartment Project, Depo, İstanbul, TR
Studi Aperti Festival, Organized by Asilo Bianco, Museo Tornielli, Ameno, IT
Sketching the Bufferzone, Organized by Apartment Project, Gallery Polistar, Istanbul, TR
Hacked Me in Intimacy, Curated by Ceren Turan, Ark Kultur, Istanbul, TR
2012 
Arcus Open Studio Show, Curated by Che Kyongfa, Arcus Project, Moriya, JP
Connect, Break Station Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Reflecting on Reflection, Curated by Abaseh Mirvalı, Galeri Mana, Istanbul, TR
La Turo De Babel, Curated by Emelie Storm, Yitian Tong, Azadeh Esmaili Zaghi, Gallery Rotor, Göteborg, SE
2011
Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Boats, SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul, TR
UNIDEE in Progress, Curated by Katia Meneghini, Cittadellarte, Biella, IT
Friday in F.R.A.C, Curated by Nicoletta Daldanise, Frac Piedmonte Collection,, Biella, IT
2010
Clouds of Witness, Curated by Frida Cornell, Röda Sten Konsthall, Göteborg, SE
2009
Magic Words, Curated by Ceren Turan, Stanica, Zilinia, SK
Oh no Long Day, Gallery Rotor , Göteborg, SE
Coffee Chats, Garten Studio, Berlin, DE
1st International Roaming Tehran Biennial 3rd Stop, Curated by Serhat Köksal &Amirali Ghasemi, Gallery Elektrika, Belgrade, SRB
2008
What Happened to November, Gallery Rotor, Göteborg, SE
1st International Roaming Tehran Biennial 2nd Stop, Curated by Serhat Köksal &Amirali Ghasemi, Gallery Wallywoods, Berlin, DE
1st International Roaming Tehran Biennial 1st Stop, Curated by Serhat Köksal &Amirali Ghasemi, Hafriyat, Istanbul, TR
Manufacture 2, Curated by Marcus Graf, Gallery 5533, Istanbul, TR
2007
Manufacture, Curated by Marcus Graf, Unkapanı, Istanbul, TR
Working Space, Pera Museum, Istanbul, TR
Borders and Orbits 1, Curated by Melih Görgün & Mürteza Fidan, Siemens Art Gallery, Istanbul, TR
2006
Open Studio, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, TR
4th International Student Triennial, Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Istanbul, TR
2005
TUYAP Art Fair, Istanbul, TR
2003
Basic Design Studio Exhibition, Roxy, Istanbul, TR
Remainder to Art, G-Mall, Istanbul, TR

Workshops
2013
BufferZone Workshop, Apartment Project [March - May] İstanbul – Nicosia, TR - CY
2008
KUNO workshop, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHIO), Oslo, NO
2007
OpenSpace, International Workshop for the Art Academies, Kassel University, Kassel, DE

Grants / Prizes
2017
ArteEast, New York, USA
2016
O'art Prize, Odeabank, İstanbul, TR
ArteEast, New York, USA
2014
Goethe Institut, İstanbul, TR
European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam, NL
Turkish Cultural Foundation, Washington, DC, USA
2013
Anna Lindh Foundation, Alexandria,EG
2011
UniCredit Grant , Unidee, Biella, IT
2009
Adlerbertska Hospitiestiftelsen, Göteborg, SE
2008
Otto Och Charlotte Mannheimers Fond, Göteborg, SE
KUNO Grant, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHIO), Oslo, NO

Selected Artist Talks / Presentations

2017
The Bike Coffee Urla, İzmir, TR
İro Cafe, İzmir, TR
2016
Kendine Ait Bir Oda/ Bir Sanat Atölyesi Projesi, İzmir, TR
Good Design 1, Relation of Art and Design, İzmir, TR
İzmir Mediterranean Academy, İzmir, TR
Bluestocking Bookstore, Manhattan, USA
ACE Hotel, New York, USA
2015
Aciliyet Mektebi, SALT Beyoğlu,İstanbul, TR
2012 
Loftwork, Tokyo, JP
Tokyo University of the Arts, Toride, JP
Moriya East Cast, Moriya, JP

Works in Collection
Odeabank Collection, Gallery Mana Collection, Luciano Benetton Collection, Baksı Museum
and other private collections.