Nazan Azeri

Education:

She graduated of the Department of Painting of Marmara University’s Faculty of Fine Arts (1989 - 1993)
She completed her graduate degree at the Marmara University’s MÜGS Institute with her thesis titled “First Generation Women Painters in the Westernization Movements” (1996) and earned her Proficiency in Art with her thesis titled “Playfulness in Visual Arts: Renaissance, Dada, Surrealism” (2000).
 
Career as an Educator:
 
She worked as an Assistant Professor at Beykent University’s Faculty of Fine Arts in 1998-2011. She is currently working as an educator at Marmara University’s Faculty of Fine arts since 2016. 
 
Articles and Art Organizations:

Her article titled “First Generation Women Painters in the Westernization Movements” were published in the Genç Sanat Magazine as well as in the Istanbul Next Wave - Berlin exhibition catalogue in German (2009).
 She organized the exhibition titled “Metamorphosis”, an İFSAK organization, together with artists who use photography in their works (2004).
 She founded the Asfalt Art Gallery in Kadıköy (2011) and organized the exhibitions that took place in this gallery.
 She was among the organizers of the “Residence Kadıköy - Together and Independent” exhibitions (2011 and 2012)
 
Texts written on her Works: 

İsmail Tunalı, İskender Savaşır, Beral Madra, Ali Şimşek, Ahu Antmen and Feyyaz Yaman wrote articles on her works in Turkey and her works were studied in Graduate and Doctorate theses.
Her works were studied in articles by Pidad Solans and Xesqui Castaner Lopez (Facultad de Geografia e Historia /Univesitat de Valencia) in her article titled “Postcolonialism on video creation: women writing in video camera and captivating on screen”. This article was published in different sources in English and Spanish as well as being published in Spanish in the book Dossiers Feministes 18.
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 2018   " Annemin gelinliği-Renkler /"My Mother's Wedding Dress- Colors", Asfalt Art Gallery, Tüyap Artist Art Fair, Tüyap Art Fair Convention and Congress Center, İstanbul  
 2009   “That Which Can Not Cover ”, Karşı Art Works, Istanbul  
 1998   “Apples of Heaven” Exhibition, Altanay Art House, Ankara  
 1996  
“To Play with or A Doll’s House” National Gallery of Fine Arts, Beyoğlu, Istanbul.
 
 1995   To Settle / Not to Settle, performance, Istanbul  
 1994   An exhibition within the Scope of the 31st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Antalya Museum  
       
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 2019   I+I+I+I BAKIŞ/GAZE, Çankaya Belediyesi Çağdaş Sanatlar Merkezi, Ankara
 2019   "Kadınlar Yaşasın Diye", Kargart, İstanbul
 2019   "Cemal Süreya'yı sevmek" Galeri MOD, Kadıköy, İstanbul, Curator: Erkan Doğanay
 2018   "Birlik II" , Antonina Sanat Galerisi, İstanbul
 2018   ODTU Art 19, Culture and Convention Center, Ankara
 2018   " I+I+I+I BAKIŞ "/ "I+I+I+I+I GAZE", Adahan Otel -1 Galeri, İstanbul
 2017   “Taşınma” , İTU Taşkışla, İstanbul
 2017   "The Woman in the Corner", Kare Art Gallery, Curator Denizhan Özer, İstanbul  
 2017   ODTÜ Art 18, ODTÜ Cultur and Congress Center, Ankara  
 2016   ”Unexpected Territories”, Asfalt Art Gallery, Curator: Ezgi Bakçay, 26. Tüyap Artist Art Fair, Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, İstanbul  
 2016   “ART01 Adana Contemporary Art Meetings” Curator: Ezgi Bakçay, Hiltonsa, Adana  
 2016   “Meeting 2”, Görsav, CKM, İstanbul  
 2016   “Meeting II”, CKM, Istanbul-Turkey2016: Silent Dialogs, Asfalt Art Gallery, Istanbul-Turkey  
 2015   Tuyap Art FAir2015: 1. Adana Art Fair, Hilton Hotel, Curator: Ezgi Bakçay, Adana-Turkey  
 2014   "Cite Specific"  "-1  Sanat Galerisi" İstanbul  
 2013   Meeting, Ortaköy  Kültür Merkezi,  İstanbul  
 2013   Tüyap Art Fair  
 2012   Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair  
 2012   “Who’s Gone and What’s Left Behind” Plevne, Ankara  
 2012   “Residing at Kadıköy-Together and Independent II” , Asfalt Asfalt Art Gallery-İstanbul  
 2012   "Caution: Woman!" Ekavart gallery İstanbul, Gaziantep, Mersin  
 2012   "Reality Terror" Depo, Mars,  Asfalt Art Gallery  
 2012   "Residence Kadıköy", Piha  Kollektif, Kadıköy  
 2011   "Are You Alive?" Asfalt Art Gallery, İstanbul  
 2011   “RHM Foundation Contemporary Artists 30th Anniversary Akbank Sanat, Contemporary İstanbul Art Fair  
 2011   “Under the Mattress”, Arte Sanat  Galerisi, İstanbul  
 2011   “Partnership Status”,  Adatepe - Çanakkale  
 2011   İstanbul Summer Exhibition, Antrepo , İstanbul  
 2010 -2011   “Contraviolencias”, San sebastian Koldo Mitxelena  Cultural Centre, Cultural Centre Sanotra in the Balearic İslands in Menorca, Mahon and Ciutadella İbiza and  Palma de Mallorca.  
 2010   Salon İstanbul of Underdox, Munih, Germany  
 2010   Contemporary Art Gallery, Istanbul.  
 2010   5. International photo biennial exhibition “Tashkenthale-2010, Tashkent, Uzbekistan  
 2010   ”Relief Walve/The New Agrarian Centre”, ABD.  
 2009   “İstanbul Next Wave” Akademie der Künste,  Pariser Platz, Berlin, Germany  
 2009   53. İnternational art exhibition of the Venice Biennial/ Gettovilion  
 2009   “Made in Arnheim” , Arnheim, Hollanda  
 2008   “Multiple Connections”, Istanbul, Vienna.  
 2008   1st Çanakkale Biennale, Çanakkale  
 2008   Marmara University’s “Designers of the Last 50 Years, Artists of the Last 50 Years” Exhibition, CKM, Istanbul  
 2007   “Adana Biennale”, Turkey.  
 2007   “Time to See”, Gallery Eskonsept, Istanbul  
 2007   “Border Line”, Çanakkale - Turkey  
 2007   “Caravansary” Karşı Art Works, Istanbul  
 2007  
“Tashkent Photography Biennale, Photography House, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
 
 2006   ”Medicine/ Gender/Abjection”, Arttransponder, Berlin, Germany.  
 2006   “September 12: 26th Anniversary Activities”, The Tobacco Warehouse, Istanbul  
 2005  
“Life and Blind Fate” Karşı Art Works, Istanbul
 
 2005   “Mystery Time” Çankaya Art Gallery, Ankara  
 2005   “Dragging”, A billboard for the 22nd Congress of the International Union of Architects, Istanbul  
 2005   “This is For You”50 Artist 50 Works, Istanbul Modern Arts Gallery, Istanbul  
 2005   “1st Festival of Electronic Media of Rio de Janeiro”, Telemar Culture Center, Brazil  
 2005   “Extreme lives”, Kadife Street, Istanbul  
 2004   “Transformasion” Artists are invited by İfsak 20th Istanbul Photography Days, Darphane-i Amire, Istanbul  
 2004   “Turkish Delight” - 27 April 2004’ Video Art Display, Rio Museum de Arte Moderna, Brazil  
 2003   “Families Only” Karşı Art Works, Istanbul  
 2003   “The 22nd Contemporary Artists Istanbul Exhibition” Aksanat, Istanbul  
 2003   “3rd Performance Days / Good, Bad, Ugly”, Bilgi University, Istanbul  
 2003   “Videoist” Kargart, Gallery X, Istanbul  
 2003   “Mayhem” Kargart Galeri, İstanbul  
 2003   “The Situation/Internal Reflections” UPSD Exhibition, Kadir Has University, Cibali Campus  
 2003   “Parallel Time: Asian Contemporary Art – From the China Sea to the Mediterranean Sea”, Hang Zhou - China  
 2001   “Guests” Gallery Keramos, Istanbul  
 2000   “Dream, Ego, Vision I-II” Galatea Art Gallery, Istanbul  
 2000   “References,” Yıldız Technical University, Yüksel Sabancı Art Center, Istanbul  
 2000   The “Collective Work” Exhibition in Memory of Ruhi Su, AKM, Istanbul  
 2000  
“Art Fair” Engraving Exhibition, Marmara University, Acıbadem, Istanbul
 
 1999  
“National Engraving Exhibition, Arts and Sculpture Museum”, Ankara
 
 1999  
“Of Us and Them: 14th Engravings Exhibitions”, TEM Art Gallery, Istanbul
 
 1998   İş Bankası Engravings Exhibitions, Ankara  
 1997   “A Gaze Inside”, AKM, Istanbul  
 1996-1999   “Encounters” I, II, III, IV Istanbul, Ankara, Cyprus  
 1995   Esbank, 12th Yunus Emre Exhibition, İstanbul-Eskişehir  
 1994   Fax Art Exhibition, Heidelberg Castle, Germany  
 1994  
Ayşe-Ercüment Kalmuk Foundation (award), Osman Hamdi Hall, Istanbul
 
 1992  
1992:Young Talents Exhibition, Sadberg Hanım Museum, Istanbul