Zeynep Beler
b. 1985, Ankara
Lives and works in Istanbul
zeynep.beler@gmail.com

Education

2010 MA Photographic Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands
2007 BA Graphic Design, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Solo & Collaborative

2017
“Writing Remains” Zilberman Projects, Istanbul
2013
“Fuck You Modernity” IO / Non Profit Space, Izmir
2012
“Square Meal” AlanIstanbul and LuccaArt, Istanbul

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
"Greetings from Now On: Territories of Commitments" BERLINARTPROJECTS, Berlin
“Ffitchzine no. 1” Unexpected Territories, TUYAP Artist ’16, Istanbul
"Civilization and Its Discontents / Periferi Kolektif" iNS, Istanbul
“Habitat”, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
2015
"Amarcord" Tüyap, Istanbul
“Tutku/Desire”, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul
“New Photography”, AlanIstanbul, Istanbul
2014
“Dispossess!” Tüyap, Istanbul
“Howl / Periferi Kolektif” 44A Galeri, Istanbul
“Where Am I?” Kare Art Gallery, Istanbul
“The Feeling of Happiness” Homa Art Gallery, Tehran
2013
“Dodir Svetova/Worlds Touching” KC Grad, Belgrade
“Fuck You Modernity” IO / Non Profit Space, Izmir
2012
“Impudence of Good Intent” ArtSümer, Istanbul
“Young Fresh Different 3” CDA Projects, Istanbul
“Reality Terror/Periferi Kolektif” Depo, Mars ve Asfalt Kadiköy, Istanbul
“What I Love” Borusan Müzik Evi, Beyoglu, Istanbul
2011
"Soft City" AlanIstanbul and Manzara Perspectives, Istanbul
"Considering the Circumstances" Borusan Müzik Evi, Istanbul

Workshops & Residencies

2016
Air Turkey - Scandinavia Connections, Tranås, Sweden
2012
Middle Town: Picturing the Unspectacular
In collaboration with GAPO and ISSP
2010-12
Borusan ArtCenter/Istanbul artist residency
Two-year artist residency at the Borusan ArtCenter building in Taksim, Istanbul
2010
Workshop II Photographic Studies
Collaborative workshop mentored by Bas Vroege and Susan Meiselas

Publications & Catalogues

2016
Ekhprasis: Görünür ve Söylenir Arasinda Gecitler, s. 99, 103, Baris Acar, Kült Nesriyat, Istanbul, ISBN 9786059894098
Habitat, exhibition catalogue, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
m-est.org, On Painting Photographs, Post Internet, January 23, 2016
2015
Tutku/Desire, exhibition catalogue, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul
2013
Sanat Dünyamiz, no.135, Foto Deneme: Baypas, s. 84-85, YKY, Istanbul
Gençsanat, no. 213, Kentin Fotografina Bakmak: Merve Ünsal, Tesvikiye Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul
2012
ICE Magazine, no.8, Dossier, Contemporary Istanbul Sanat, Istanbul
What I Love, exhibition catalogue, Borusan Kültür Sanat, Istanbul
2010
The Immaterial Photograph: The Obsolescence of the Photograph as Object in the Digital Era, Zeynep Beler, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-8383-9132-8