BERKAY TUNCAY 

1983, born in Istanbul. Lives and works in Istanbul.

Iskenderpasa mh. Degnekci sk. No.5 Fatih 34080 ISTANBUL/TURKEY.

+905387393347 / berkaytuncays@gmail.com / www.berkaytuncay.net

 

EDUCATION

2008-2011

Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Computer Aided Art & Design Department, Postgraduate, Istanbul (TR)

2001-2006

Istanbul University, Archeological Restoration and Conservation Department, Bachelor’s Degree, Istanbul (TR)

 

RESIDENCIES

2017

Gastatelier des Landes Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf (DE)

2014

Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris (FR)

2011-2013

Borusan Art Center, Istanbul (TR)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Human, how strange, so vulgar, such a masterpiece and yet so primitive, SANATORIUM, Istanbul (TR)

2018

Getting Away With It (All Messed Up), DISPLAY, Berlin (DE) 

2016

Life Is What Happens To You While You Are Busy Watching Cute Cat Videos, Gaia Gallery, Istanbul (TR)

2013

WE ARE ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN, 49A - Izmir (TR)

2011

I’M SORRY, BECAUSE I DANCE, De Kijkdoos - Amsterdam (NL)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Ubiquitous Surfaces, Seager Gallery, London (UK)

Fragments of a Hologram Rose, Sanatorium, Istanbul (TR)

F, Hayy Open Space, Izmir; Kıraathane, Istanbul; A4 Atölye, Diyarbakır; Torun, Ankara (TR)

No Todo - Niet Alles, Johan Deumens Archive, Amsterdam (NL)

Pandora’nın Kara Kutusu, Galata Rum Okulu, Istanbul (TR)

Devir Projesi, Galeri 5, Istanbul (TR)

In the Blink of a Bird, nGbK, Berlin (DE)

2018

Future of Travel, Noks Independent Art Space, Istanbul (TR)

99 Square, Art ON, Istanbul (TR)

Tesbihte Hata Olmaz, Mixer, Istanbul (TR)

A New World, METU Culture and Congress Center, Ankara (TR)

Sweet Little Lies, Platosanat, Istanbul (TR)

2017

A Theory of the Present, Gaia Gallery, Istanbul (TR)

Me and You, 5533, Istanbul (TR)

Akbank Contemporary Artists Prize Exhibition, Aksanat, Istanbul (TR)
The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas, 44a Gallery, Istanbul (TR)
Black Utopia, TUYAP, Istanbul (TR)

Sosyomanya, Bozlu Art Project, Istanbul (TR)

The Fragility of Now, 42 Maslak Art!Space, Istanbul (TR)

2016

A MYSTICAL STAIRCASE, @ www.63rd77thsteps.com

Touch Base, Minscape Universe, Berlin, (DE)

Civilization and Its Discontents, Ins, Istanbul (TR)

Her Havuzun Dibi Aynı, as B.I.T Collective, Çetin Emeç Sanat Galerisi, Izmir (TR)

2015

Bring Your Own Beamer, Pera Museum, Istanbul (TR)

Formless: Fluid Reality in New Media Art, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade (RS)

Post Internet is Dead, Fisher Gallery, Ohio (USA)

Free Things, STCFTHOTS, Leeds (UK)

2014

Stay with me, Apartment Project - Berlin (DE)

Artists Pick Artists, ArtSumer Gallery - Istanbul (TR)

The Spirit of Paper, ALAN - Istanbul (TR)

2013

Coup de Ville - Attracted by another level, St. Niklaas (BE)
...With All the Changes that Loomed Far Behind the Horizon, Mars Istanbul, Istanbul (TR)
Untold Unwritten: Fourth Show, Borusan Music House, Istanbul (TR)

2012

Young/Fresh/Different III, CDA Projects, Istanbul (TR)
In the Irregular Topography of the Mind, Rumeli Han, Istanbul (TR)

Global Village, Alkmaar (NL), Kulturhuset Bronde, Brondby (DNK)

What I Love: The Third Show, Borusan Music House, Istanbul (TR)

In Several Aspects, Halka Art Project - Istanbul (TR)

2011

An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, Cabinet, New York (USA)
Agency of Unrealized Projects, organized by e-flux, Kopfbau, Basel (CH)

Update, Hayaka Artı Istanbul (TR)
Papergirl Istanbul, Milk Gallery - Istanbul (TR)
Kargasa 11, KargART - Istanbul (TR)
My Everyday Object: One Object, One Postcard, Polifemo, Milano (IT)

Even My Mum Can Make A Book #2, Apartment Project, Istanbul (TR)

Artbeat Istanbul/Project Space, Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Center, Istanbul (TR)

2010

Nuit Blanche des Petits, CENTQUATRE - Paris (FR)
Lives and Works in Istanbul, Sanat Limanı, Istanbul (TR)

Feldstärke International-Agora 2010, CENTQUATRE - Paris (FR), PACT Zollverein - Essen(DE), Kadırga Arts Production Center, Istanbul (TR)

8. Korea-Turkey Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition, MKM, Istanbul (TR)

2009

City and Art Project, Malmö K3 University, Krets Art Gallery - Malmö (SE), Tophane-i Amire Cultural Center - Istanbul (TR) 

 

ARTIST TALKS/PRESENTATIONS

2017

“On Collecting” with Borga Kanturk, 5533, Istanbul (TR)

2016

“Life Is What Happens To You While You Are Busy Watching Cute Cat Videos”, Gaia Gallery, Istanbul (TR)
2014
Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris (FR)
2013
“International Artist Village”, C-Mine, Genk (BEL)
“On Artistic Practices”, IO Non-Profit Space”, Izmir (TR)
2012
“In the Irregular Topography of the Mind”, Rumeli Han, Istanbul (TR)