About


Born in 1982, lives and works in İzmir, TR 

Represented by Pilot Gallery 


Education
2015 -2019  PhD  Dokuz Eylül University, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Art and Design, İzmir, TR
2008-2010  MFA  HDK - Valand Academy of Art and Design, Göteborg, SE
2002-2007  BFA Yıldız Technical University, Bachelor of Art and Design, Interdisciplinary Arts, İstanbul, TR

Residencies
2020 -  Saha Studio,  İstanbul, [August- February]
2018 - The Institute of Criminology - trans making project, Ljubljana, SI [June]
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
Trumbauer Family Collection (with Suat Öğüt) Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, TR
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), PasajIST, Istanbul, TR

Selected Group Shows / Screenings
2021
Proyector, Madrid, ESP (Upcoming)
19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 REVERSO, Wroclaw, PL (Upcoming)
9th International Video and Poetry Festival, Athens, GR (Upcoming)
Justice, Property, Foundation, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam, NL
Platforms Project NET, Athens, GR
Lens 21, Mixer Gallery, İstanbul, TR
2019
Transfer, Galeri 5, İstanbul, TR
Pandora's Black Box, Galata Greek School, İstanbul, TR
F: Photocopy Publication Project, Hayy Open Space, İzmir, TR- A4 Atölye, Diyarbakır-TR,
Kıraathane, İstanbul, TR -Torun, Ankara, TR
Authors of the City, Hayy Open Space, İzmir, TR
Borderless Art Book Days, İstanbul, TR
2018
Darağaç III, İzmir, TR
A Future of Travel - The Journey of the Artwork, Noks Art Space, Istanbul, TR 
Join the dots, Imago Mundi, Salone degli Incanti, Trieste, IT
Living and producing in İzmir : Authors of the City, Studio X, İstanbul, TR
2017
Out of the blue, Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek, NL
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, FR/DE
Alternative Short Movies V3, Instut Français de Turquie - İzmir, TR
Confusion, Macao, Milan, IT
450 KM, Design Bay - Erimtan Archeology and Arts Museums, Ankara, TR 
Cannes Film Festival - Turkish Booth, Cannes, FR
Survival Kit, Cultural Transit Foundation, Yekaterinburg, RU
Survival Kit, Space Debris Art, Istanbul, TR
8. MakeDox Film Festival, Skopje, MKD
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, New York, USA 
Hidden, Temporary, Fake, NG Art Gallery, 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, 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, Adam Mickiewicz Museum, İstanbul, TR
31 Kilo, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund, DE
10th Edition of Night of Museums and Galleries Festival, Open Arts Foundation, Plovdiv, BG
Private Nationalism, Ostrale' 14, Dresden, DE
31 Kilo, The Space, İstanbul,TR
Mamut Art Project, Küçükçiftlik Park, İstanbul, TR
Private Nationalism, Kunsthalle Košice, Košice, SK
Private Nationalism, 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, Ark Kultur, Istanbul, TR
2012 
Arcus Open Studio Show, Arcus Project, Moriya, JP
Connect, Break Station Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Reflecting on Reflection, Galeri Mana, Istanbul, TR
La Turo De Babel, Gallery Rotor, Göteborg, SE
2011
Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Boats, SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul, TR
UNIDEE in Progress, Cittadellarte, Biella, IT
Friday in F.R.A.C, Frac Piedmonte Collection,, Biella, IT
2010
Clouds of Witness, Röda Sten Konsthall, Göteborg, SE
2009
Magic Words, Stanica, Zilinia, SK
Oh no Long Day, Gallery Rotor , Göteborg, SE
Coffee Chats, Garten Studio, Berlin, DE
1st International Roaming Tehran Biennial 3rd Stop, Gallery Elektrika, Belgrade, SRB
2008
What Happened to November, Gallery Rotor, Göteborg, SE
1st International Roaming Tehran Biennial 2nd Stop, Gallery Wallywoods, Berlin, DE
1st International Roaming Tehran Biennial 1st Stop, Hafriyat, Istanbul, TR
Manufacture 2, Gallery 5533, Istanbul, TR
2007
Manufacture, Unkapanı, Istanbul, TR
Working Space, Pera Museum, Istanbul, TR
Borders and Orbits 1, 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
2018
Trans-Making Project,  Paris, FR
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 / Lectures
2020
Saha Studio, İstanbul, TR
2019
Authors of the City, Hayy Open Space, İzmir, TR
2018
Representations of Art Crime, Institute of Criminology, Ljubljana, SI 
Cinema of Memory, City-Place-Memory, Teos Culture and Art Association, Teos, TR
Kendine ait bir oda, İzmir, TR 
2017
Trumbauer Family Collection, Kasa Gallery, İstanbul, TR
Düzce University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Düzce, TR
Video Art, Municipality of Bornova, Digital Movie Workshop, İzmir, TR
Yaşar University, Architecture Department, Guest Lecturer, İzmir, TR
10 years ago 5 years after, Portizmir4, Galeri A, İzmir, TR
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.