Izmir, 1982
Lives and Works in Istanbul

EDUCATION
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Painting (BA), 2010
Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, 2001

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
“Terra Amata”, Galerist, Istanbul, 2017
“Desire”, Art ON Istanbul Gallery, Istanbul, 2014
“Residue”, Pi Artworks Gallery, Istanbul, 2012
“Little Boy”, Sanatorium Art Initiative-Contemporary Art Gallery, Istanbul, 2010

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Upcoming in 2018
“Table Manners”, Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Curator – Nirith Nelson, Tel Aviv

2017
“Water Was Here Before”, Duo show with Superflex, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam
“Art Dubai 11”, On behalf of Galerist, Dubai
“All The Light We Cannot See”, Curator – Derya Yücel, Galerist, Istanbul

2016
“Because We Are Here Where We Are Not” with Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, Sabancı University Kasa Gallery, Curator – Derya Yücel, Istanbul
“Gala Modern”, Istanbul Modern Art Museum, Istanbul
“Witnesses, Rem Art Space”, Curator – Mehmet Kahraman, Istanbul

2015
“So Close From Far”, santralistanbul, Curator – Derya Yücel, Istanbul
“Urban Justice”, CerModern, Ankara
“ODTÜSanat 16”, ODTÜ KKM, Curator – Emre Zeytinoğlu, Ankara
Contemporary Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, On behalf of artON Gallery, Istanbul
ArtLondon, On behalf of artON Gallery, London

2014
4th International Çanakkale Biennial, Curator – Beral Madra, Çanakkale
“Small Is Beautiful”, Kuad Gallery, Curator – Beral Madra, Istanbul
“Ruptures and Convergences”, Kuad Gallery, Curators – Agnieszka Chodysz-Foryś, Beral Madra, Güneş Nasuhbeyoğlu, Małgorzata Sobolewska, Istanbul
“[ ]”, PG Art Gallery, Istanbul
“Unhappy Ready – Made”, Kuad Gallery, Curator – Beral Madra, Istanbul
Contemporary Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, On behalf of artON Gallery, Istanbul

2012
Coca Cola Gallery Red Gallery Collection Exhibition, Istanbul
Contemporary Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, On behalf of artON Gallery, Istanbul

2011
Proje 4L Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum “Elgiz 10 Istanbul” Exhibition, Curator – Necmi Sönmez, Istanbul
“Abuse”, Sanatorium Art Initiative-Contemporary Art Gallery, Istanbul
Artbeat Istanbul Fair, Istanbul, On behalf of Pi Artworks Gallery, Istanbul
Contemporary Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul, On behalf of Pi Artworks Gallery, Istanbul

2010
“Raw Cases”, Siemens Art Gallery, Curators – Melih Görgün, Mürteza Fidan, Istanbul
“Inventory”, Sanatorium Art Initiative-Contemporary Art Gallery, Istanbul
“For What?”, Sanatorium Art Initiative-Contemporary Art Gallery, Istanbul

2009
Sanatorium Art Initiative-Contemporary Art Gallery, Istanbul

2007
Artistanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, On behalf of Çağla Cabaoğlu Art Gallery, Istanbul

2006
Mac Art Gallery, Istanbul

2005
“Floating Slum House in Golden Horn” with Guido Casaretto, 9th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

WORKSHOPS / PERFORMANCES / PROJECTS

“Table Manners” – Culinary Performance, Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Upcoming in 2018

“Artistic Interventions” – Culinary Performance, Adam Mickiewicz Museum, Istanbul, 2014

Culinary Workshop in Warsaw and Krakow, Poland, 2014

Culinary Education, Doors Academy, Istanbul, 2012

Poetry Scores Art Invitational Exhibition, St. Louis, USA, 2011

“TRACE” Short Film, Istanbul, 2011
Story and Screenplay Writer and Art Director
Cannes International Film Festival Short Film Corner Selection
33. Cinemed Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival Selection
9. Tangier Mediterranean Film Festival Selection

1st International Artists Initiatives Istanbul Meeting, 2009

Sanatorium Art Initiative-Contemporary Art Gallery Co-Founder, 2009

“ID” Short Film, Istanbul, 2008
Story and Screenplay Writer and Art Director
6. Metro Group Short Film Contest First Prize
20. International Istanbul Short Film Festival “Best Experimental Film” Award

Floating Slum House in Golden Horn, Installation-Performance with Guido Casaretto, Istanbul, 2005

RESIDENCIES

Artist-in-Residence, Artport, Tel Aviv, Upcoming in 2018

Artist-in-Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, 2017

Historical and Artistic Research in Warsaw and Krakow, Poland, 2014

AWARDS

Mac Art Gallery Young Contemporary Artist Competition First Prize, Istanbul, 2005

PUBLICATIONS

Columnist at monthly literary magazine OT Dergi, column titled “Chef’s Choice” on food politics and art, 2015
Desire Artist Book, sponsored by Dream Group, designed by Yeşim Demir Proehl, 2015

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