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Selected Exhibitions


Everything will be just like now – just a little different, Künstlerhaus Bregenz, Austria, December 2023

Kunstraum KreuzbergBeyond Home, June 2023

Gate 27, Ayvalik, August-September 2023

Nesin Art Village, September 30, 2023



Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part

MoCP: Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago, Mar 3 — Jun 26, 2022.

Vulnerable Critters, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain, May 2022

Time to Sing a New Song, Solo Exhibition,

Galerie Auslage, Berlin, Germany, April 2022.



Raisin / Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago

Arnis International Residency and Exhibition, Arnis, Germany 

Circulating Narratives – Entangling Communities: Case Studies in Global Performance Art, Hamburger Bahnhof 


His TV, Errant Sound, Berlin

The Interview, Bilsart Video Art Space, Istanbul

Sharjah Biennial Film Program

Istanbul Biennial Film Program

Printed Re-visited, Mixer, Istanbul

Der Zeit ihre Kunst, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany



Die Enden der Freiheit, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany

Standard, Eldem Art Space, Eskisehir, Turkey

Die Büehne, Berlin 

Standard, ADAS Istanbul

Art Souterrain, Montreal, Canada

Akaretler Art Week, Merdiven Art Space, Istanbul

Come On, Plato Sanat, Istanbul


Contemporary Istanbul, Mixer, Istanbul

Teşbihte Hata Olmaz, Mixer Gallery, Istanbul


Pluto’s Kitchen, Block Universe Performance Art Festival, London

After The Fact, Propaganda in 21st Century, Lenbachhaus Museum, Munich

House of Wisdom, Dzialdov, Berlin

A room of Our Own, ARK Kültür, Istanbul


Choreography of A Court Case, Mo.e, Vienna

Art of Disagreement, Salt Galata, Istanbul

Time to Sing a New Song, YAMA Video Space, Istanbul


Art of Disagreement, Solo Exhibition, Salt Ulus, Ankara & Salt Galata Istanbul

Mother Tongue, Group exhibition, 3,14, Bergen, Norway

3rd Mardin Biennial, Mardin, Turkey

Everything You Want to Know About Love and Art, Performance, Istanbul Culture and Arts Foundation

Printed, MixerArts, Istanbul


Solo exhibition, Infamous Library, Rampa Gallery, Istanbul

Group Exhibition, Delfina Foundation, London

Rundlauf (Roundwalk) Bochum, Germany

Theater Der Welt Festival, Germany


Solo exhibition, Reverse Corner, Egeran Gallery, Istanbul

Snapshot, 11. Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, UAE

Penelopolis, Montenegro


Change Will Be Terrific!, SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Agora, SESC Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil

A MacGuffin and Some Other Things, Project Art Center, Dublin, Ireland


ISEA 2010 Ruhr Exhibition, Dortmund, Germany (2010)

End Game, LoopSpace Seoul, South Korea (2010)

Explaining The Joke, Performance Studies Conference, Zagreb, Croatia (2009)

11th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey (2009)

Awards- Residencies

The School of The Art Institute of Chicago

Distinguished Alumni Award, Chicago, 2018

Delfina Foundation Residency 

London, 2014

Best Turkish Contemporary Artist, Full Art Prize, Grand prize co-winner, 2012, Istanbul

SAHA Foundation, Grand Winner


Spot Production Fund, Grand winner,

Istanbul, 2012

Hardware Media Art Residency 

Dortmund, 2010

My City Project, British Council Istanbul

Project Winner

Platform Garanti Sanat Residency

Istanbul, 2009

Boots Gallery Residency,

St. Louis, USA, 2008


2021, Completed PhD degree

Thesis Title:

From A Political Protest To An Art Exhibition:

Building Interconnectedness Through Dialogue-Based Art

Art and Feminisms (2021 UdK)

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CSPA Quarterly, Center for Sustainable Practice in The Arts, Summer 2021

Circles of Emotional Connection, Maybe We Will Benefit From Our Neighbour’s Good Fortune

Book Chapter, The Aesthetics of Protest: Visual Culture and Communication, Amsterdam University Press (AUP), 2020

Seeing the Belly Dance as a Feminist Possibility: Gaze, Gender and Public Space in İstanbul

Women2000, 2017

High on Contemporary Art, Weekly Column at Radikal Newspaper, Turkey (2013-2016)

Under The Same Roof, Book, 2011, Istanbul

From Coal to Culture, My city Project Book, 2011, Istanbul

Don't Fall of While Playing in the Street, My City journal, 2010

If This Exhibition Doesn't Wake Them Up IT Is Not My Fault, Boot Print, Issue II,

November 2008, St. Louis, USA

For Sale, Art-Ist Contemporary Art Magazine, Issue 6, Spring 2007, Istanbul,


A Conversation with Fatos Ustek, Boot Print, Volume I, Issue 1, St. Louis, USA

Public Art Practices and Temporary Services, Arredamento, Summer Issue, 2006,

Istanbul, Turkey

Community Art Practices, Sanat Dünyamiz, Issue 97, January 2005, Istanbul,


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