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 Exhibitions

2017
“Writing Remains” Zilberman Projects, Istanbul
2013
“Square Meal” AlanIstanbul, Istanbul

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
"Tree, Simulacrum, Sea, Moon", Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul
"A Reflected Assertion", Galeri Siyah Beyaz, Ankara
"Whose (Art) History?", Uniq Gallery, Istanbul

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
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

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

2017
Sanat Dünyam?z, no.161, p. 80-97, fragMENtaTION 32: Zeynep Beler:”MAKE AN EXCEPTION OF ME”, YKY, Istanbul
Tree, Simulacrum, Sea, Moon, exhibition catalogue, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul
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