Zeynep Beler


B.1985, Ankara, TR

BA Graphic Design, Bilkent University, 2007

MA Photographic Studies, Leiden University, 2010



Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions


2018                                                  “??” collaboration with Emin Yu_, Apartment Project, Berlin

2018                                                  “Beachcomber” KRANK Art Gallery, Istanbul

2017                                                  “Writing Remains” Zilberman Projects, Istanbul



Selected Group Exhibitions


2018                                                    “Sweet Little Lies” Plato Sanat, Istanbul

2018                                                    “Atopos” Versus Art Project, Istanbul

2017                                                    “Tree, Simulacrum, Sea, Moon” Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul

2017                                                    “A Reflected Assertion” Siyah Beyaz, Ankara

2017                                                    “Whose (Art) History?” Uniq Gallery, Istanbul

2016                                                    “Greetings from Now On: Territories of Commitments” BERLINARTPROJECTS, Berlin

2016                                                    “Ffitchzine no. 1” Unexpected Territories, TUYAP Artist ’16, Istanbul

2016                                                    “Isim Sehir Siddet” YTU Yuksel Sabanci Art Center, Yıldız Teknik University, Istanbul

2016                                                    “Civilization and Its Discontents” iNS, Istanbul

2015-16                                               “Habitat”, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul

2015                                                    “Desire”, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul

2015                                                    “YalnızveKalabalık”,GaleriKHAS, Kadir Has University,Istanbul

2014                                                    “Mülksüzleş!Dispossess!”TUYAP Artist ‘14,Istanbul

2014                                                    “WhereAmI?”KareArtGallery,Istanbul

2014                                                    “The Feeling of Happiness”Homa Art Gallery, Tehran

2013                                                    “Dodir Svetova/Worlds Touching”KCGrad, Belgrade

2012                                                    “İyiniyetin Arsızlığı/Impudence of Good Intent”ArtSümer,Istanbul

2012                                                    “Young Fresh Different 3” CDA-Projects,Istanbul

2012                                                    “Reality Terror/Periferi Kolektif”Depo, Mars ve Asfalt Kadıköy, Istanbul

2012                                                    “What I Love”Borusan Müzik Evi, Beyoğlu, Istanbul

2011                                                    "Yumuşak Şehir/Soft City"AlanIstanbul and ManzaraPerspectives, Istanbul

2011                                                    "Durumun Sorgulanması/Considering the Circumstances"Borusan Müzik Evi, Istanbul




Workshops & Residencies


2018                                                    Articulating Research, SALT and m-est.org, Istanbul

2017                                                    Gastatelier des Landes Nordrhein Westfalen
                                                             Grant and residency by invitation of the state capital of Düsseldorf

2017                                                    FUAM Photobook Workshop #7 Calin Kruse / DIENACHT PUBLISHING: Editing, Sequencing and                                                                         Design of a Photobook

2016                                                    AiR Turkey – Scandinavia Connections, Tranås, Sweden

2012                                                   MiddleTown:Picturing the Unspectacular, in collaboration with GAPO and ISSP as part of the EU                                                                       Tandem Programme, Trabzon, Turkey and Kuldīga, Latvia

2010 – 2012                                     BorusanArtCenter/Istanbul artist residency and grant
                                                             Grant and two-year residency at the Borusan ArtCenter building in Taksim, Istanbul.



Publications


2018                                                     m-est.org,On Transition, April 13, 2018

2018                                                     m-est.org,Pricked Surfaces, Merve Ünsal, April 13, 2018

2018                                                     Birikim Dergisi, Sandalyede Oturan Zeynep Beler’in Simgesel İfadesi, Mahsum Çiçek, April 3, 2018

2017                                                     Sanat Dunyamız, no. 161, p. 48-65, fragMENtaTION 32: Zeynep Beler: MAKE AN EXCEPTION OF ME,                                                                 YKY, Istanbul (TR)

2016                                                     Ekhprasis: Görünür ve Söylenir Arasında Geçitler, Barış Acar, Kült Neşriyat, İstanbul,                                                                                              ISBN 9786059894098

2016                                                     Portfolio: Zeynep Beler, Eda Derala, IstanbulArtNews, November 2016

2016                                                     m-est.org,On Painting Photographs, Post Internet, 23.2.2016

2013                                                     Sanat Dünyamız, no.135, Foto Deneme: Baypas, P. 84-85, YKY, Istanbul

2013                                                     Gençsanat, no. 213, Kentin Fotoğrafına Bakmak: Merve Ünsal, Teşvikiye Sanat Galerisi, İstanbul

2012                                                     ICE Magazine, no.8, Dossier, Contemporary Istanbul Sanat, Istanbul

2010                                                     The Immaterial Photograph: The Obsolescence as Object in the Digital Era, Zeynep Beler, LAP                                                                           Lambert Academic Publishing, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-8383-9132-8
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