Berlin Fellowship 2018 — Visual Arts

Mirkan Deniz

1990 born in Istanbul

2013–2016 Bachelor Mediale Künste, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZhdK), Zurich

2016–2018 Master in Critical Studies, Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

Mirkan Deniz lives in Zurich.

// Fellowships and Awards

2018

Fellowship, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2018

Inclusion of the film Barikat in the FrauenFilmTage Wien (Vienna International Womens Film Festival) programme

// Selected Exhibitions, Performances, Concerts, Publications

2017 Solo exhibition, Wir waren nur Gastgeberin, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

Installation of the work Masa, as well as the films Barikat and verbunden

2017 Solo exhibition, Akrep, Kunstraum Les Complices, Zurich

2017

Exhibition of the work Ohne Titel (Untitled, 911 Kilometer), Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich

2016

Exhibition of the installation Sınır-Sokak, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZhdK), Zurich

2016

Public art action with the work Masa in front of the Swiss Parliament building in Bern, Switzerland

2015

Participation in the performance Uncounted by Emily Roysdon, Kunsthalle Zürich

2015

Displayed Masa in the context of the exhibition The Others Have Arrived Safely, Shedhalle, Zurich, as well as the public art action at the Palais de Rumine, Lausanne

2015

Solo exhibition of the work Sprich Deutsch, sprich viel!, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZhdK), Zurich

2014

Auge Kimme Korn series in the exhibition Can hope be disappointed?, Lochergut, Zurich

// Works, Filmography (selection)

2017

Akrep. Installation: Reconstruction of various parts of an armoured combat vehicle used by Turkish security forces

2017

Barikat. Film performance, 13 min

2015–16

Masa. Reconstruction of the table on which the Treaty of Lausanne was signed in 1923; public action in Lausanne and Bern

2015

What is time if not activism?, performance, 20 min

2015

verbunden. Short film, 13 min

2014

Auge Kimme Korn. Series of 15 drawings on paper