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

2014

Cite Internationale des Arts - Paris (FR)

2011-2013

Borusan Art Center, Istanbul (TR)


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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

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”, curated by Stef Van Bellingen - St. Niklaas (BE) 

“...With All the Changes that Loomed Far Behind the Horizon”, Mars Istanbul - Istanbul (TR) 

“Untold Unwritten: Fourth Show” - curated by Necmi Sönmez, Borusan Music House - Istanbul (TR)

2012

“Young/Fresh/Different III”, CDA Projects - Istanbul (TR) 

“In the Irregular Topography of the Mind”, Cite Roumelie - Istanbul (TR) 

“Global Village”, curated by Jeroen van Paassen, Projekt 072 - Alkmaar (NL), Kulturhuset Bronden - Brondby (DNK) 

“What I Love: The Third Show”, curated by Necmi Sönmez, Borusan Music House - Istanbul (TR) 

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

2011

“An Exchange with Sol Lewitt”, curated by Regine Basha, Cabinet - New York (USA). 

“Agency of Unrealized Projects”, organized by e-flux, Kopfbau - Basel (CH) 

“Update”, curated by Derya Yücel, 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” Project, curated by Beral Madra, 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)


PRESENTATIONS/ARTIST TALKS

2013

“International Artist Village”, C-Mine - Genk (BEL) 

“On Artistic Practices”, IO Non-Profit Space”, Izmir (TR)


PUBLICATIONS/CATALOGUES

2014

Sanat Dunyamız, no.140, p. 80-97, fragMENtaTION 13: Berkay Tuncay:”snapshot”, YKY, Istanbul (TR)

2013

Coup de Ville - Attracted by Another Level, ed. Stef Van Bellingen, Borgerhoff & Lamberigts, Gent (BE), ISBN 789089313928 

Sanat Dunyamız, no.135, p.24-25, Istanbul (TR), ISSN 1300-2740-135 

Untold Unwritten: Fourth Show, Exhibition Catalogue, Borusan Kültür Sanat, Istanbul (TR)

2012

Global Village, Exhibition Catalogue, Alkmaar (NL) 

What I Love, Exhibition Catalogue, Borusan Kültür Sanat, Istanbul (TR) 

Young/Fresh/Different III, Exhibition Catalogue, CDA Projects, Istanbul (TR) 

In the Irregular Topography of the Mind, Exhibition Catalogue, Istanbul (TR)

2011

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Exhibition Catalogue, presented by Cabinet/Mass MoCa, Linco Press, New York (USA), ISBN 978-1-932698-52-7

2010

Feldstärke International-Agora 2010, Exhibition Catalogue, Essen (DE) 

Lives and Works in Istanbul, Exhibition Catalogue, Istanbul (TR) 

Update, Exhibition Catalogue, Istanbul (TR) 

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

Feldstärke International-Agora 2010, Exhibition Catalogue, Essen (DE), Paris (FR) 

2009

City and Art Project, Exhibition Catalogue, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul (TR),  ISBN 978-975-6264-33-1