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Volkan Diyaroglu was born in 1 may 1982, in Istanbul, Turkey. He studied in Fine Arts Faculty of Mimar Sinan University and in Facultad de Bellas Artes de San Carlos de Universidad Politecnica de Valencia.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND RESIDENCES:

1996-2002: TEKFEN HOLDING Scholarship, Turkey

2002-2003: Promoe, fine arts Faculty of UPV San Carlos, Valencia, Spain

2003-2004: Promoe, fine arts Faculty of UPV San Carlos, Valencia, Spain

2006-2007: Residence Abbaye de Maubuisson, Val-d’Oise, France

2007-2008: Residence in Cite International des Arts, Paris, France

2008: Scholarship, The National Museum of George Enescu, Transfer

Project, Tescani, Romania

2009: Residence in Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal

AWARDS:

2008:

-XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize, Spain

-2008 Next Star Artist Competition, Finalist, Australia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015:

- I EXHIBIT, THEREFORE I DIE, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2014:

- FORMATRACIA, LaMetro, Valencia, Spain

- MEMORY & BLOOD, Element Art Space, Singapore

2013:

- CUTFINGERISM, Karsi Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey

2010:

- CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL 2010 ART FAIR, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

- HOY ALGO MAL PASA EN EL ACUARIO, Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal

- WORMHOLES, AR / CONTEMPORARY GALLERY, Milano, Italy

2009:

- SEEKING THE PARADISES, GALERIE CELAL, Paris, France

- Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal

2008:

- CEET, Madrid, Spain

- NEVER_INTIM, ARSLOCA, Gandia, Valencia, Spain

2007:

- MI VERTIGO, Galeria Edgar Neville, Valencia, Spain

- ZIGZAG, EROA, Cergy, France

- DELIK, Forja Arte Contemporaneo, Valencia, Spain

- DECALAGES, Abbaye de Maubuisson, Val-d’oise, France (TRAM Paris/Ilede-

France Project 2007 “Hospitalités”)

2006:

- For the myopics, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

2004:

- Post karaoke is higienic”, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain

2003:

- Introduction of post karaoke for the adults, Kitsch International Artediverso,

Valencia, Spain

- VIII ISTANBUL BIENNIAL official paralel event, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016:

- “Artcop22 /Art Speaks Out”, WACE – Arkane Afrika, Marrakesh, Marocco

- “A Slice of Contemporary Turkish Visual Arts”, Project 504, Sydney, Australia

- “Low Cost Diplomatic Bag”, L’Accademia Spagnola di Roma, Roma, Italy

2015:

- “Low Cost Diplomatic Bag”, Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Australia

- “Low Cost Diplomatic Bag”, Instituto Cervantes, New York, USA

- “Low Cost Diplomatic Bag”, CCE Santiago, Santiago de Chile, Chile

- “Las Meninas”, Karsi Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey

- “Low Cost Diplomatic Bag: Boarding”, Espacio expositivo AENA, Madrid, Spain

- “(P)ARAMORPHOSE(S), Art Brussels 2015 Artists And Curators Run Spaces, Brussels, Belgium

- “Everyday I’m…”, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2014:

- Elgiz Collection New Selection, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey

- Penthouse Art Space Exhibition and Performances, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

- Climate Change, Bozlu Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey

- I Wish I Had a River, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2013:

- Connection, Bozlu Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey

- Sustratos, IVAM MUSEUM, Valencia, Spain

- Pluralistic, ironic, poetic, PAPKO Art Collection / Oner Kocabeyoglu, The Sofa

Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey

- Alienation / Estrangement, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul,

Turkey

- Gabinete de Hygiene, Espacio V, Valencia, Spain

2012:

- Contemporary Istanbul 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

- MIMAA_Muestra Internacional de Musica y Audiovisuales Avanzados, La

Rambleta, Valencia, Spain

- Kreuz-Kassel Zwei, Kreuzberg Pavillon, 100 days in Kassel, Kassel, Germany

- Artbosphorus 2012 Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

2011:

- 21st International Istanbul Art Fair, Artist 2011, Istanbul, Turkey

- 1st Istanbul Summer Exhibition, Antrepo 5, Istanbul, Turkey

- Contemporary Turkish Art Auction, SOTHEBY’S, London, UK

2010:

- 7 billionth person project, The Parachute Factory Gallery, New Haven,

Connecticut, USA

- Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy

- The Power of the Dynamism, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

2009:

- Contemporary and Modern Works, Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy

- XV International Biennial of Cerveira, Portugal

- Horaley, Mtaar – G.A.F, Istanbul, Turkey

- Caos vs. Ordine, Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy

- In search of lost reality : nevgeneration, Galeri Nev, Ankara, Turkey

- Transfer, Sub-Carturesti Art Gallery, George Enescu National Museum

Project, Bucarest, Romania

- Al Bastakiya Art Fair, SAATCHI GALLERY, Dubai, Emirates

- Beautiful Freak, FORJA ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Valencia, Spain

- Doga-Ask-Su, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

- Contemporary 1-2009, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

2008:

- XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize Exhibition, Centro cultural

de la Asuncion, Albacete, Spain

- SLICK PARIS 2008, Focus Gallery Dubai, Paris, France

- XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize Exhibition, IVAM,

Valencia, Spain

2006:

- DESAFIOS, Kazanawa Citizen’s Art Center, Kanazawa, Japan

- Artistanbul 2006 International Contemporary Art Fair of Istanbul, Galeri Binyil,

Istanbul, Turkey

- Generacion Vulture, Feria de Julio, Valencia, Spain

- Art in evolution, Espacio Carmen, Antiguo convento Mosén Sorell, Valencia,

Spain

- O eres tu john wayne o lo soy yo, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain

2005:

- Observatori 2005 VI International artistic investigation festival of Valencia

Museum of Principe Felipe, Ciudad de las artes y ciencias, Valencia, Spain

- Post Patetic, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain

2004:

- En el margen de Turia Festival, Ribaroja, Spain

2003:

- Fons d’art of UPV, Valencia, Spain

2002:

- Fine arts faculty of Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey

2001:

- Istanbul State Gallery, Atolye 4, Istanbul, Turkey

2000:

- Museum of Fine Arts of istanbul, Ipek-Ahmet Merey Resim Yarismasi,

Istanbul, Turkey

WORKS AT COLLECTIONS:

-Coca-Cola Foundation

-Bancaja Foundation, Spain

-Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Turkey

-Ministry of Foreign Affairs Collection, Turkey

-Enka Collection, Turkey

-National Museum of George Enescu, Romania

-PAPKO Art Collection / Oner Kocabeyoglu, Turkey

PUBLICATIONS, REVIEWS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2016:

-  Kultur Sanat Haritasi, # 212, Gulistan Ertik interview, 52nd – 58th Pages, June 2016, Turkey

-  Art.es Magazine, #66-67, Denis Maksimov, Volkan Diyaroglu: I Exhibit Therefore I Die, Page 115, February 2016, Spain

2015:

-  H Art Magazine #149, Colette Dubois, December 2015, Belgium

- “For Flag and Fatherland”, Agenda Magazine, Sam Steverlynck, 20th-26th November 2015, 32nd Page, Belgium

-  The Brussels Times Magazine, Denis Maksimov, #17, December 2015, 30th Page, Belgium

- “Art Volcanique”, Revue Ten Ten, 19th August 2015, Belgium

- “Karganin Duydugu”, Ali Deniz Uslu, Illustration of book, Esen Editions, Turkey

- “Melez Muzigin Iki Mimari”, Ulan, Aksam Newspaper, April 25th 2015, Turkey

- “Her duyguda bir isyan vardir: Ulan”, Vatan Newspaper, Makaro, Pinar Tarcan, 6th Page, 11th April 2015, Turkey

2014:

- “Cumhuriyet Newspaper, 10th November Edition”, 9th Page, 10th November 2014, Turkey

- “Politics in Contemporary Art An Untapped Potential A Conversational Analysis of Volkan Diyaroglu’s Work”, Denis Maksimov, Bxl Connect, No:10, Oct/Nov 2014, 14th-18th Pages, Belgium

- “Pintar un diario”, Isabel Pérez, Levante Posdata, 26th September 2014, 6th Page, Spain

- “Formatracia. Apuntes Causticos de Diyaroglu”, Jose Ramon Alarcon, Makma, Spain

- “Formatracia”, Toni Calderon, LaMetro, Spain

- “Memory & Blood”, Nilo Casares, Element Art Space Publication, Singapore

- “Sustratos, Parejas Desconcertantes”, Isabel Perez, Posdata Levante, 7th

February 2014, 6th page, Spain

- “Lo Nuevo y lo consolidado”, Rafa Mari, Las Provincias, 11th January 2014,

47th Page, Spain

- “Lupanario (o Mediodia del Matarife)”, Jose Ramon Alarcon San Martino,

Book Cover, Spain

2013:

- “46 Magazine”, Skull Edition, November / December 2013, “The Civilization is

a Censorship”, Ali Deniz Uslu, Turkey

- “Sustratos”, Nilo Casares, IVAM, Spain

- “The Civilization is a Censorship”, interview with Ali Deniz Uslu, Cumhuriyet

Pazar, 22 September 2013, front page – 2nd page, Turkey

- “Volkan Diyaroglu or to set up the imagination”, Mehmet Erguven, Karsi Sanat

Calismalari publication, Turkey

- Yapi Magazine, no 377, Gulseli Inal, ” Alternative I / Alternative aesthetic “,

april 2013, Turkey

- Maronda, “La Orfebrería Según los Místicos”, Album Cover, Spain

2012:

- “Tuck Magazine”, Michael Organ, December 2012

2010:

- “Bulletin Of Clinical Psychopharmacology”, Volume 20, Number 4, December

2010, Turkey

- Interview by Art-core.tv, December 2010

- Asian Art Newspaper, Lucien de Guise, “Golder Horn of Plenty”, May 2010

- Exibart, “Wormholes”, Ginevra Bria, 8th April 2010, Italia

- “Wormholes”, Francesco Clerici, 1st February 2010, Italia

2009:

- Antena 3 Neox TV, “Meeting Point” tv programme, interview, 22nd Novembre

2009, Spain

- “The Art of Volkan Diyaroglu”, Nicholas Forrest, The Visual Artbeat Magazine,

September 2009, Austria

- Artist Actual, “in the search of the lost reality”, Baris Acar, July-August 2009,

32nd Page, Turkey

- Tendencias Fashion Magazine, June 2009, no 148, 103rd page, Spain

2008:

- STAR newspaper, 3 August 2008, Mihrisah Safa, 17th page, Turkey

- STAR KIBRIS newspaper, 6 August 2008, Mihrisah Safa, Cyprus

- EL MUNDO newspaper, 25 July 2008, “El Arte del futuro se da cita en el

IVAM”, Spain

- EL PAIS newspaper, 25 July 2008, “El turco Diyaroglu y el ucranio Aljoscha,

premios Bancaja”, Spain

- LEVANTE newspaper, 25 July 2008, “L’IVAM acull els premis Bancaixa”,

Spain

- ABC Newspaper, 25 July 2008, “Tintes Universales en el XXXV Premio

Bancaja de Arte”, Spain

- Barbara Steffen, Director of Contemporary Art of the Albertina Museum of

Vienna, Austria, XXXV Bancaja de Pintura, Escultura y Arte Digital Prize and

interview with Volkan Diyaroglu, Spain

- Yahoo NEWS Spain, 24 July 2008, “El IVAM toma el pulso a las tendencias

del arte internacional…”

- Publication of the interview with Volkan Diyaroglu, VRV

Gallery, Canada

- “Turkish Artist Volkan Diyaroglu” of Nicholas Forrest, Artmarketblog,

publication of the interview with the art critic Toni Calderon, 28 May 2008,

Australia

- “SAATCHI GALLERY ONLINE_TOP 10” of Alix Rule, Saatchi Online

Magazine

- Artiz Magazine, Issue:2, publication of own article, Turkey

- VOLKAN DIYAROGLU: Saatchi Online Critic’s Choice By Nicholas Forrest,

Saatchi Gallery

- Artiz Magazine, Issue:1, publication of own article, Turkey

- “TVE2” Spanish national television, tv programme “Metropolis” publication

and interview, 3rd February 2008, Spain

- Publication of the works at “JHON MAGAZINE” 20th issue, France

2007:

- Text of Christian Parra-Duhalde, “Vértigos globales”, at LEVANTE

newspaper, Posdata, 7 th december 2007, Spain

- Text of Toni Calderon, “Volkan Diyaroglu.Mestizaje y Sincretismo” at the “Mi

Vertigo” exhibition catalog, Spain

- Connaissance des Arts Magazine “Hospitalites” No:648, april 2007, page

number 32, France

- Paris/ile de france, Museums&Monuments, publication of the work, France

- The newspaper “Sabah” 16th April 2007, (First Page), Publication of the work,

Turkey

- Sortir Magazine, Cergy-Pontoise, March 2007, Issue : 171, Publication of the

work, France

- Tram “Hospitalites” brochure, text of Caroline Coll-Seror, France

- “TRAM brochure”, january-april 2007, Publication of the work, France

- Sortir, Magazine de Spectacles Rhone-Alpes,, april-juny 2007, issue: 20,

France

- “EVENE_Artists Celebres”, Publication, France

- “SAATCHI GALLERY ONLINE_TOP 10” of Rebecca Wilson, editor of the

Your Gallery Magazine

- Interview with Toni Calderon, Book of “Delik” exhibition, grupo forja, Spain

- Text of Jose Mir, Book of “Delik”, grupo forja, Spain

- Publication at the newspaper “Levante”, Mercalevante, Valencia, Spain

- Interview at the UPV TV, at “ven y veras” prograqmme 07/05/2007,

Valencia, Spain

2006:

- Artistanbul 2006” book, publication of the work, Turkey

- Publication at the “HURRIYET” newspaper, (KELEBEK), 8th Juny 2006,

Turkey

- Publication at the “SABAH” newspaper, 17th Juny 2006(GUNAYDIN), Turkey

- Text of Toni Calderón at the “Para los myopes” book, Gallery Binyil, Istanbul,

Turkey

- Publication at the “LEVANTE” newspaper, 4th April 2006, Valencia, Spain

- Publication of the works at “VULTURE” magazine, February 2006, Issue: 31,

Spain

2005:

- Publication at Observatori 2005 book, Valencia, Spain (text of Toni Calderon)

 

OTHER PROJECTS:

2016:

-   “Life in Vain”, ULAN EP

2015:

- “Dua Tarlasi”, ULAN Album, Sony Music Turkey, Turkey