Ferhat Özgür

FERHAT ÖZGÜR

Born in Ankara. Lives and works in Istanbul.

 

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2017 “Animal Farm”, The Pill, Istanbul

2015-2016 “Metamorphosis Chat’, UMMA-University of Michigan Museum of Art,

USA (Curator: Kathleen Forde)

2016 “The Compassionate Artist OR My Beauty in Green Drives Me Crazy”, AlbumArte, Rome, Italy, (curator: Vittorio Urbani)

2015 “Mute Images’, Mekan 68, Vienna, Austria, (Curator: Barış Acar)

2014 “Now and Here” (with Costantino Ciervo), Gallery Bernhard Bischoff and Partner, Bern, Switzerland

2012 – 2013 “I Can Sing”, MoMA PS1, New York, USA,

(Curator: Klaus Biesenbach)

2013 “Let Everybody Come Out Today”, Marabouparken, Sundbyberg- Sweden

(Curator: Bettina Pehrsson)

2011 “Room of Emotion”, Gallery Nev, Ankara, Turkey

2009 “City Log”, Yapı Kredi Kazım Taşkent Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2001 “Analysing Images”, Siyah-Beyaz Art Gallery, Ankara, Turkey

 

SELECTED BIENNALES

2018  Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea, (Curator: Jörg Heiser)

2012 “Fictions and Dissentions”, 3rd Çanakkale Biennale, Turkey, (Curators: Beral Madra, Fırat Arapoğlu, Seyhan Boztepe, Deniz Erbaş)

2011 “39 Reasons We Still Need Superman”, Video Show – Mercosul Biennale, Porte Alegre, Brasil, (Curator: Tim Crowley)

2010 “6th Berlin Biennale: What’s Waiting Out There”, Germany, (Curator: Kathrin Rhomberg)

2010 “AbbaraKadabra”, 1st Mardin Biennale (Curators: Döne Otyam, Ayşegül Sönmez)

2007 “10th Istanbul Biennale: Not Only Possible But Also Necessary: Optimism In The Age of Global War”, Turkey , (Curator: Hou Hanru)

2006 “Thing”, 1st Sinopale, Turkey (Curator: Melih Görgün)

2001 “Escape:1st Tirana Biennale’, Albania, (Turkey curator: Ahu Antmen, general curator: Giancarlo Politi, Helena Kontova)

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS HOME AND ABROAD

2018 ‘’Before We Forget’’, Göteborgs Konsthall, Sweden (Curator: Stina Edblom)

2018 ‘’Appropriation? Case?/ İntihal Mi? Hal Mi?, Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat, Istanbul-Turkey (Curator:Nazlı Pektaş)

2018 “First Round / İlk Raunt”. Galata Greek School, İstanbul, (Curator: Hakan Çarmıklı)

2017 “I Heard You Laughing”, Stavanger Kunsthall, Norway (Curators: Mryriam Ben Salah, Martha Kirszenbaum)

2017 “Enigmatic Majorities”, AcademySpace, Cologne-Germany (curators:Ekaterina Degot, David Riff, Aneta Rostkowska)

2017 “Helix / Sarmal”, Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat, Istanbul-Turkey (Curator: Necmi Sönmez)

2017 “Taxi”, Milan-Italy (Curator: Fani Zguro)

2017 “Re-Painting”, Milan-Italy (Curator: Bert Theis)

2017 “SHAME: 100 Reasons for Turning Red”, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden – Germany (Curators:Daniel Tyradellis, Roger Bundschuh)

2017 “One and Other”, Zabludowicz Foundation-London-UK, (Curators:Caterina Avataneo, Ryan Blakeley, Nadine Cordial Settele, Sofía Corrales Akerman, Gaia Giacomelli and Angela Pippo)

2017 “Look at Me”, Abject Gallery, Newcastle, UK (Curator: Çiğdem Menteşoğlu)

2017 “Unfold”, Arte Sanat, Ankara-Turkey, (Curator: Videoist)

2017 “22nd Onufri Prize: Stranger Than Kindness-Mitrush Kuteli”, National Gallery of Arts-Tirana-Albania, (Curator: Fani Zguro)

2016 “IMPACT”, Adnan Saygun Kültür Merkezi, Izmir-Turkey, (Curator: Ebru Nalan Sülün)

2016 “Boom Bang III’, Northampton Contemporary, UK

(Curators: Cibic, Virginija Januškevičiūtė, Filip Markiewicz, Katharina Stadler)

2016 “Crisis As Ideology”, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna, Austria, (Curators: Anamarija Batista und Dejan Kaludjerović, Karolina Radenković)

2016 “The Family Of The Invisibles”, Seoul Museum of Art, The South Korea, (Curators:Pascal Beausse, Claire Jacquet, Magali Nachtergael)

2016 “What We Called Love, From Surrealism To Now” , The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, (Curators: Christine Macel, Rachael Thomas)

2016 “Partage d’Intime’, Chateau de Nontron, France

2016 “Artists in Their Time”, Istanbul Modern, (curators: Çelenk Bafra, Levent Çalıkoğlu)

2016 “Stay With Me”, MOM Art Space, Hamburg, Germany, (Curator: Selda Asal)

2016 “Masturbation”, Galeri Mixer, İstanbul, Turkey (curator: Mustafa Horasan)

2015 “Austeria”, BWA Sokol Contemporary Art Gallery, Nowy Sacz, Poland, (Curators: Anna Smolak, Raluca Voinea)

2015 “The Culture of Aging’, St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valetta, Malta (Curators: Lennard Dost, Mare van Koningsfeld)

2015 “New Human: You and I in Global Wonderland”, Moderna Museet Malmö, Sweden,(Curator: Joa Ljungberg)

2015 “Figures”, Lycée professionnel Condorcet, Arcachon, France

(Curator: Curator:Frédérique Goussard)

2015 “Berinak Les Vitrines 3”, Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle, France, (Curators: Anne-Marie Jeannou, Inaki Viquendi)

2015 “Alanica: The Experimental Method”, Special Programme of the 6th Moscow Biennale, (Curator: Galina Tebieva)

2015 “Stay With Me”, DEPO, Istanbul, (Curator: Selda Asal)

2014 “Plurivocality: Turkey, Visual Arts, Music”, Istanbul Modern, (Curators: Levent Çalıkoğlu, Çelenk Bafra)

2014 “Mapping Strife: Reality and Perceptions”, Gallery Deborah Colton, Houston, USA

2014 “TAXI”, National Museum of Tirana, Albania (Initiated by Anri Sala and Fani Zguro)

2014 “Parle Poir Toi”, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France, (Curator: Marie Muracciole)

2014 “Ruptures and Convergences: Contemporary Art Exhibition on the Occasion of 600th Anniversary of Relations between Poland and Turkey”, Kuad Gallery-Istanbul, (Curators: Agnieszka Chodysz-Foryś, Beral Madra, Güneş Nasuhbeyoglu, Małgorzata Sobolewska)

2014 “Autonomous and Beautiful”, Aksanat-Istanbul

(Curator: Hasan Bülent Kahraman)

2014 “Images of The Sensible”, Kuad Gallery-Istanbul

(Curators: Beral Madra, Güneş Nasuhbeyoğlu)

2013 “Histoires Parallèles: Pays Mêlés” The Museum of Natural History and Chapelle des Jésuites, Nimes and National Choreograpy Center Montpellier-France, (Curator: Alain Buffard)

2013 “Social Sound”, De Blokhuispoort, Gröningen, The Netherlands, (Curator: Lennard Dost)

2012 “Me and I: Self Portrait”, Museum der Moderne Salzburg- Austria, (Curators: Christina Penetsdorfer and Veit Ziegelmaier)

2012 “Wearing Skirts’, Museum der Moderne Salzburg- Austria, (Curators: Katja Mittendorfer and Veit Ziegelmaier)

2011 “The Mystical Self”, Arte Verona, Italy, (Curator: Cecilia Freschini)

2011 “L’oeil Sur Les Rues”, Parc La Vilette, Paris-France

2011 “Fiktion Occident”, Tophane-i Amire, İstanbul,

(Curators: Çetin Güzelhan, Johannes Odenthal Emre Zeytinoğlu)

2011 “A Geographical Expression”, Fondazione Re Rebaudengo Sandretto, Turin – Italy, (Curator: Francesco Bonami)

2011 “Role Images- Role Playing”, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria

(Curators: Toni Stooss, Esther Ruelfs)

2011 “We Are The Artists”, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland, (Curator: Oliver Kielmayer)

2011 “Time and Memory”, 3812 Contemporary Art Projects, Hong Kong, (Curator: Calvin Hui)

2011 “Neighbourhood”, Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, USA, (Curator: Georgina Jackson)

2010 “Underconstruction”, Isola Art Center, Milan – Italy

(Curators: Alerio Del Baglivo, Aria Spinelli, Elvira Vannini)

2010 “Are You A Lucky Artist”, Biblioteca civica d’arte Luigi Poletti Palazzo dei Musei, Modena-Italy, (Curator: Francesca Lazzarini)

2009 “Politics of Redistribution”, Magazine 4 Kunstverein, Bregenz – Austria, (Curator: Sabine Winkler)

2009 “Soft Manipulation, Who Is Afraid Of The New Now”, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg Stiftelsen 3, 14, Bergen-Norway

(Curators: Maria Lind, Enrico Lungi, Zoran Eric)

 

SELECTED FESTIVALS, FILM AND VIDEO SCREENINGS

2018 “Catharsis”, “Women in Love”, “Young Girl is Growing Up”, “Conquest”

Les Films sur la Comète and le Vidéodrome II, Marseille-France (Curator: Justine Okolodkoff)

2017 “Barcelona LOOP”, Main Section (with The Pill-Istanbul)

2017 “The Ruins of The Present”, Temple Bar Gallery-Dublin, (Curator:Rana Öztürk)

2017 “Conquest”, AlbumArte, Rome-Italy

2017 “I Heard You Laughing”, Gregor Staiger Gallery- Zurich , (Curators: Martha Kirszenbaum, Myriam Ben Salah)

2016 “Barcelona LOOP”, Main Section, Spain (with Bernhard Bischoff and Partner-Bern)

2016 “DocuTiff , Tirana International Film Festival”, Solo Presentation, “Early Works”, (curator: Fani Zguro)

2016“Identity Lab”, DEPO and Galata Greek School, Istanbul, Turkey, (Curators: Naz Cuguoğlu, Susanne Ewerlöf)

2016 “Screening No:4764”, Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, Italy, (Curator: Fani Zguro)

2014 “Invisible Violence”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade and ARTIUM, Spain (Curators: Zoran Eric, Blanca de la Torre and Seamus Kealy)

2014 “Doppelgänger-Werkleitz Festival”, Halle (Saale) – Germany , (Curators: Marcel Schwierin, Luc-Carolin Ziemann)

2014 “Souvenirs from The Earth”, Art Cologne

(Curator: Daniel Hug)

2014 “All About These..Ladies and Gentlemen”, SOMA, Mexico, (Curator: Fani Zguro)

2013 “Internationell Konstfilm’, Utstallning, Sweden, (Curator: Tim Reed)

2013 “Barcelona LOOP”, Spain,

(with Gallery Berhnard Bischoff and Partner-Bern)

2012 “It’s Time To Dance Now”, Prospektif Cinema-George Pompidou, Paris, France (Curator: Christine Macel)

2012 “PAMI (Peckham Artist Moving Images Festival), London, UK, (Curator: Elise Lammer)

2011 “Festival of Confusion”, Beursschouwburg, Brussels / Belgium, (Curator: Cis Bierinckx)

2010 “Les Rencontres Internationales”, Centre George Pompidou, Paris – France, Reina Sofia Museum-Madrid, Haus der Kulturen der Welt- Berlin

2010 “Video Dumbo 2010”, Brooklyn, New York, USA

(Curators: Kaspar Stracke, Gabriela Monroy)

2010 “Sister Sister City”, Thomas Solomon Gallery, New York, USA, (Curator: Lindsay Lawson)2010 “I’m Spartacus”, Dromahair, Leitrim, Ireland, (Curator: Vaari Claffey)

2010 “Network:Videos Contemporaines Turques”, Maison des Arts George Pompidou, Lapopie, France, (Curator: Selim Birsel)

2009 “Regards Project”, Appollonia European Art Exchanges, Strasbourg, France (Curators: Ege Berensel, Çelenk Bafra)

 

SELECTED INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS

-ARTER Space For Art, Istanbul-Turkey

-Centre George Pompidou, Paris-France

-Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin-Italy

-FRAC, Bourdeaux, France

-Istanbul Modern, Turkey

-Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria

-Museum of Fine Arts, The North Ossetia Alanica, Vladikavkaz

-Project 4L: Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum-Turkey

-Yapı Kredi Bank, Istanbul-Turkey

-The Zeitgeist Collection, Switzerland

-Zabludowicz Foundation, London, England