1974   born in Izmir, TR, lives and works London, St Ives and Istanbul.

Education

2017 – 18        The Syllabus, Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island, Studio Voltaire, Iniva

2009 – 2011  University College Falmouth, MA Fine Art Contemporary Practice (Distinction)

1995 -1999   Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, BA (Hons), Ceramic and Sculpture, Istanbul

 

CV

2017

[Publications] ‘Boy Room’ and ‘Adopting a Father’ books, on the event at the Fomo Art publishing fair, Falmouth Gallery, Falmouth

[Group exhibition] ‘Hake on the beach’, Porthmeor studios, St Ives, Cornwall

[Performance] ‘Flexing Around’, curated by Ilker Cinarel & collabration with Tenor Jesse Giuliani, Porthmeor Studios, St Ives, Cornwall

[Solo Exhibition] ‘Boy Room’, Porthmeor studios, St Ives, Cornwall

 

2016

[Solo Exhibition] Intimacy, project with Jam youth centre, Selb, Germany

[Group exhibition] Future Projects, curated by Cat Bagg and Rosie Thomson-Glover & Alice Mahoney, Inland Art Festival, Redruth, UK

[Performance] ‘Live Squirming’, ‘Utopia’, ‘TOL, an evening of artist performances, Porthmeor Studios, St Ives, Cornwall

 

2015

[Solo Exhibition]‘Exchange’, Photography project with Marktredwitz youth centre, Germany

‘Exchange’, Photography project with Wunsiedel youth centre & Torbali youth group, Wunisedel, Germany & Turkey

[Residency] Joya: Air Redidency, Cortijada Los Gázquez, Spain

[Film Screening] ‘Closer’, by Ilker Cinarel, Back Lane West, Redruth, UK

[Group exhibition] ‘Closer’, curated by Blair Todd, Newlyn Art Festival, Newlyn, UK

‘Walking into Memory’, curated by Jane Anita Smith, Penzance, UK

[Performance] ‘Adopting a Father’ Exchange Gallery, Penzance, UK

 

2014

[Group Exhibition] ’Assemble Now’, Inland Art Festival, Redruth, Cornwall

‘Love It’ curated by The Montage Gallery, London

[Curatorial Project] ‘INNternal’ curated by Ilker Cinarel, Halsetown, Cornwall

[Residency]Back Lane West, Redruth,UK

‘Site/Space’ by artist Andre Verissimo & Poppy Jackson, Redruth, Cornwall

 

2013

[Group Exhibiton] ‘Drawing the Line’, Millenium gallery, St Ives, UK

Porthmeor studios, St Ives, UK

[Solo Exhibition] ‘Unexpected package’, Klup Kulah, Istanbul, TR

[Film Screning] ‘Man Hugging’, Square Eye Istanbul, Istanbul Kultur University & Falmouth University

[Bibliography] ‘Interview with Artist’, by Steve Kenyon, Aesthetip online magazine

‘Bu sikici bir yazidir’ by Selin Kocagoncu, Sanat Atak, October 2013

[Conference] Being In [Landscape] – CAZ Seminar programme, Penzance, UK

[Residency] by Hamish Fulton walk, Penzance, UK

 

2012

[Group Exhibition]‘Dark Times’ Cmr Gallery,Redruth, UK

‘Mail Art’, curated by Rebecca & Ian wittford, Decentralized Network Congress, USA, Serbia, Argentina, Italy

‘4’ 33”‘, Cmr Gallery, Redruth, UK

‘Spring’ ,Smoke House Gallery, London

‘New Visions’, Cmr Gallery, Redruth, UK

‘Weld’, Autonomous Zone, Caz Project Space, Penzance

[Film Screening] Square Eye Bologna | Exchange Gallery | UK | Italy

[Performances] ‘Act Of’, curated by Cradeaux Alexander, Test bed 1 Gallery, London

‘PLAP’, curated by Ilker Cinarel, St Ives,UK

‘Paper People’ curated by Ann Haycock, Gulval Chapel Gallery, Gulval

‘Liminal Bodies’ curated by Poppy Jackson, Exchange Gallery, Penzance

[Residency] ‘John Cage’ 4’33”, CMR project space, Redruth, UK

‘To the edge’ DIY 9, organized by Zierle & Carter, Carnyorth Environmental EC

 

2011

[Group Exhibition]

‘This Will Make You Human Too’ II, PZ Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall

‘This Will Make You Human I’, Falmouth University, Cornwall

[Conferences] ‘Abstraction Now’, The Indiscipline of Painting, organized by Tate St Ives

 

2010

[Conference] Participant in The Falmouth Convention (invited ‘artist expert’, Assembly fieldtrip) curated by Teresa Gleadowe

 

Awards

2014     Inland Art Festival Award | UK

2011      Sandra Blow Award | UK

1997      Research project about the Bavaria porcelains, Hoechst Ceramic Tec., Retsch Porcelain, Wunsiedel, Germany