SÜMER SAYIN

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Born 1985 in İstanbul

Lives and works in Berlin and Istanbul

Education

  • 2008-2010 Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHIO), Master of Fine Arts
  • 2005-2006 Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts de Lyon, Erasmus
  • 2003-2007 Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department, Istanbul

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 Upcoming: Solo Show at DEPO, Istanbul
  • 2017 Passages, Ex14 Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Dresden, Germany
  • 2016 Duo Show: Distance from Horizon, in collaboration with Miriam Hamann, Apartment Project, Berlin
  • 2013 ONE, Sabrina Amrani Art Gallery, Madrid
  • 2012 For A Moment, Art ON, Istanbul
  • 2010 Reverse Angle, Akershus Kunstsenter, Oslo
  • 2010 2,5 D, Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 Neighboring Galaxies, GaleriBu, Istanbul
  • 2017 Rotary Club Art Prize Exhibition, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul
  • 2017 YARIN, Gaia Gallery, Istanbul
  • 2017 House of Wisdom, Dzialdov, Berlin
  • 2017 The Fragility of Now, 42 Maslak Art!Space, Istanbul
  • 2017 The Beauty of Concept, Plato Sanat, Istanbul
  • 2016 International Artist Space Agency, Dzialdov, Berlin
  • 2016 O’Art Prize Exhibition, O’Art, Istanbul
  • 2016 Mahal, Versus Art Project, Istanbul
  • 2015 Nonlinear Future, Mixer Gallery, Istanbul
  • 2015 Rendez-Vous, Jeune Création Internationale / 13e Biennale de Lyon, France
  • 2015 Stay With Me, Lloydhof, Bremen, Germany
  • 2015 Stay With Me, DEPO, Istanbul
  • 2015 Mamut Art Project'15, Istanbul
  • 2014 Stay With Me, Apartment Project Berlin
  • 2014 Nights of Museums and Galleries, Plovdiv
  • 2014 Technical Extasy, Kuad Gallery, Istanbul
  • 2014 Focus 1: Serbest Cagrisim, Daire Galeri, Istanbul
  • 2014 Ruptures and Convergences, Kuad Gallery, Istanbul and OKiS, Wroclaw, Poland
  • 2014 31 Kilo, Dortmund-Istanbul exchange project, The Space Istanbul and Künstlerhaus Dortmund
  • 2013 Bufferzone: Checkpoint, Depo, Istanbul
  • 2013 Sketching the Bufferzone, Polistar, Istanbul
  • 2013 …with all the changes that loomed far behind the horizon, Mars Istanbul
  • 2013 Penelopolis: Women’s Mapping of Mediterranean Town / Podgorica, Ribnica River, Montenegro
  • 2012 Sinopale 4, Turkey
  • 2012 Encounters: Turkish Contemporary Art in Korea, Seoul
  • 2012 Coca-Cola Red Gallery, Istanbul
  • 2011 Crossroads, Art ON, Istanbul
  • 2011 The Knowledge Series 1 / Production, Plato Sanat, Istanbul
  • 2011 Kat/Fold, Proje 4L, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul
  • 2010 Gittikce, Simotas Building, Istanbul
  • 2010 The Bibliotheca Alexandrina 4th International Biennale for the Artists Book, Egypt
  • 2009 Sympathy for the Devil, Contemporary Art Museum, Oslo
  • 2009 Herre I Eget Hus, Galleri BOA, Oslo
  • 2009 Skopje Biennale 0909
  • 2008 Athens Video Art Festival, Greece
  • 2007 Borders and Orbits Contest Exhibition, Siemens Art Gallery, Istanbul
  • 2007 Nothing Is Alright, Apartment Project, Istanbul
  • 2006 Everything Is Gonna Be Alright, Apartment Project, Istanbul

Awards and Artist Residencies / Workshops

  • 2017 Istanbul Rotary Club Art Prize
  • 2016 O’Art Prize
  • 2016 January, Dos Mares Residency, Marseilles, France
  • 2015 IKSV grant, Artist in Residency at Cité International des Arts, Paris
  • 2014 Turkish Cultural Foundation Stipend, for my project in Nights of Museums and Galleries Plovdiv
  • 2013 Bufferzone workshop in Istanbul and Nicosia, by Apartment Project, funded by Anna Lindh Foundation
  • 2013 Penelopolis project workshop in Podgorica, Montenegro, funded by Anna Lindh Foundation
  • 2010 Bolu International Artist in Residence Program by Among Other Things, Turkey
  • 2009 Res Artis Award in Skopje Biennial 2009, Artist in Residence program in New York by freeDimensional
  • 2009 Artist in Residency in Wasan Island, Canada, by freeDimensional
  • 2008 KUNO grant, workshop at Valand School of Art, Gothenburg