1978 born in Istanbul, lives and works in Beirut - Lebanon.

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EDUCATION

 

2003 D.N.S.E.P. (Diplome National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique) – France

Master of Fine Arts - Visual Arts - Award from The Jury

at HEAR (Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin - Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts Le Quai)

 

2001 D.N.A.P. (Diplome National d’Arts Plastiques) – France

B.A. Visual Arts - 2 Awards From The Jury

at HEAR (Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin - Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts Le Quai)

 

1997 National Conservatory of Music – Strasbourg - 4th Cycle - Piano Degree

 

FELLOWSHIP

Ashkal Alwan’s Home Workspace Program / HWP 2015-16: “From the Miraculous to the Mundane” 

Sharjah Art Foundation - March Project Fellowship 2017-8

 

EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

 

2017

Sharjah Biennial 13, 'TAMAWUJ' curated by Christine Tohme, UAE

'Conceal, cover with sand, replicate, translate, restore' curated by Emilie Villez at Kadist Foundation Paris, FR

2016

Historicode: Scarcity and Supply Curated by Lu Peng, Nanjing - China

AUN 44 Salón Nacional de Artistas - Perreira, Colombia 

'The 1980s Today's Beginnings?' - Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven - NL 

"How did we get here?” - SALT Ulus, Ankara Turkey

 

2015

'The Future of Asian Democracy' at Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, Korea

"How did we get here?” - SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul Turkey 

’77 -13’,Politische Kunst im Widerstand in der Türkei’ - NGBK, Berlin

World Cinema and the Essay Film Conference – University of Reading / U.K.

 

2014

Crossing Borders, Traversing Narratives, University of St. Andrews / U.K.

Video Vortex #10: Art, Activism & Archives – Istanbul / Turkey

 

2013

Internationale Kurtzfilm Oberhausen – Germany (As programmed by SALT)

“Panorama Méditerranéen" du festival Millenium, Bruxelles / Belgium.

 

2012

Tropentheater, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Culture Unplugged, India

 

2011

‘Kolaj Istanbul’ – Gaiete Lyrique – Paris / France

‘Where the Fire Stuck’ – Depo Art Center – Istanbul / Turkey

San Sebastian Film Festival, Spain

The International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra – Pamplona / Spain

Chennai Women’s Film Festival, India

Nominated for Best Documentary by SIYAD (Turkish Film Critics Association) / Turkey

Museum of Modern Art of Castille, Spain

New Caledonia Film Festival

1001 Documentary Film Festival, Turkey

Mostra internacional de films de dones de Barcelona, Spain

 

2010

Premiered at the 29th Istanbul International Film Festival - Turkey

New York Turkish Film Festival - USA

London Turkish Film Festival - UK

Exeter University, Opening Film for the “New Perspectives on Turkey” Conference - UK

13th Flying Broom Women’s Film festival, Ankara - Turkey

Adana Golden Ball Film Festival - Turkey

Köln Film Festival - Germany

WOMEX Film Festival - Denmark

Antalya Golden Orange - Turkey

3rd Documentarist Film Festival – Istanbul / Turkey

“Kasa Gallery 10th Year Show” – Kasa Gallery – Istanbul / Turkey

Anapop – Istanbul, Turkey

 

2008

“The Bitch is Sleeping / Uyuyan ID” – Gallery Splendid - Istanbul, Turkey

Tranches de QUAI - Galerie de l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts Mulhouse, France

 

2007

Sweet Submission – Hafriyat Karakoy Galeri. Istanbul / Turkey

 

2005

“Corps ” - Institut Français, Freiburg, Germany

 

2004

Regionale 2004 – Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

‘One Year Later’ – Archives Departementales- Vesoul, France

Biennale Internazionale di Ferrara - Italy

Exhibition at Kasa Galeri, Istanbul, Turkey.

PLAY III - International Video Art Festival - Museo de Arte "Ángel M. De Rosa" - Junìn, Buenos Aires, Argentina

« MULHOUSE 004 », Artists from French Fine Arts-School Exhibition – France

 

2003

11th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Athenes, Greece

« Videocosmos », The 47th Floor Gallery, Roma, Italy.

Open Art Video Festival 3 – Besançon, France

Media21 – ‘Desert’, Hannover, Germany

 

2002

“MAPPING ON” with Replikas at Bir Dukkan: Sanat Mekani, Istanbul - Turkey

Exhibition “ The Beginning: Different Approaches to Drawing”, Kasa Galeri, Istanbul

 

2001

Bir Dukkan: Sanat Mekani, Istanbul - Turkey

“Emcombrement Maximal I”, collaboration with Niek Van De Steeg ESBA - Mulhouse

“Des Hauts et des Bas” at C.R.A.C. - Centre Rhénan d’Arts Contemporains], Altkirch/France

Exhibition “Un Pavé dans la marre: Quoi de neuf en Architecture” (What’s new in Architecture) at ESAS (Ecole Supérieur d’Architecture de Strasbourg) - France

 

 

LECTURER

 

2013/2015

Sabancı University Istanbul – Lecturer

Documentary and Moving Image: VA – VCD – CULT

 

2009

Bilgi University ISTANBUL – Lecturer

POV - VCD Department

Found Footage Course – Archives Films

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

 

Vehbi Koç Foundation, Istanbul, TR

Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, FR