Biographie / Biography

1949
geboren in Istanbul, lebt und arbeitet in Istanbul und Berlin

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Ayşe Erkmen & Mona Hatoum: Displacements/Entortungen, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
2016
Unlikely, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
2015
Fingerspitzengefühl, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

Glassworks, Cadhame Halle Verriere, Meisenthal, France

Ayse Erkmen and Ann Veronica Janssens, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

By Nature, Kunsthal 44 Moen, Akeby, Denmark
2014
Ayse Erkmen Die Editionen 1995-2014, Edition Block, Berlin, Germany
2013
Vanille, chocolat et roue de bicyclette, Speerstra Foundation, Apples, Switzerland

Intervals, The Barbican, London, United Kingdom

Wesenszug, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
2011
La Biennale di Venezia, 54th International Art Exhibition, Turkish Pavilion, Venice, Italy

Itself, Magazin 4, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
2010
15-5519, Between you and I - Intervention 4, Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Doppelhaushälfte, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
2009
Entwined, Art Unlimited, Basel, Schweiz

Bluish, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
2008
Ups and Downs, Yapi Kredi Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Hausgenossen, K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrheinwestfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

Weggefährten, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
2007
Habenichts, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
2006
Awesome, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
2005
Under the roof, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Scenic Overlooks, Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey

Habseligkeiten, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

Busy Colors, Sculpture Center, New York, USA
2004
MG, MG, Palais de Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

Durchnässt, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

bound to/gebunden an, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Bis August, Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
2003
Kuckuck, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Tidvatten, Magasin 3, Stockholm Kunsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2002
Bos Zamanlar, Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey

Müßiggang, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

Kein Gutes Zeichen, Secession, Vienna, Austria

Ketty und Assam, Kokerei Zollverein, essen, Germany
2001
Shipped Ships, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Two Woman at the Coiffeur, Chambal, Eudora, Emre & Dario, Mudo Macka Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey
2000
Half Of, Galerie Deux, Tokyo, Japan
1999
Choo Choo, Städtische Galerie Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany

Batman and others and other Auto Shapes, Galerie Müller-Roth, Stuttgart, Germany

Summertime, Galerie Brigitte Trotha, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1997
I-ma-ges, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany

PFM-1 and others, Macka Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey
1996
Images, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany
1995
Bu Galeri (This gallery), Macka Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey
1994
Ein Weg, ifa Galerie, Bonn, Germany

Am Haus, Oranienstrasse 18, Berlin, Germany
1993
Das Haus, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany
1989
Here and There, Macka Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey
1987
Solo Exhibition, Amerikanisches Kulturzentrum, Izmir, Turkey

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Eine Geschichte: Zeitgenössische Kunst aus dem Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kunst München, Munich, Germany

AYŞE ERKMEN, TAMARA GRCIC, JANICE KERBEL, KARIN SANDER, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

SINOPALE 6: "Transposition", Sinop, Gerze, Turkey

This yearning is ours!, , CoCa, Torun, Poland

Let Us Cultivate Our Garden, Cappadox 2016, Cappadocia, Turkey
2015
Strange Pilgrims, The Contemporary Art Museum, Austin, USA

Imaginary Audience Scale, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

Ich kenne kein Weekend. Archive and Collection René Block, n.b.k., Berlin, Germany

How did we get here, SALT Beyoglu and SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey

Every Choice is an Exclusion of Other Possibilities, SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

Feminismen., n.b.k., Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

1989, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
2014
RAINPROOF IDEAS & MORE EDITIONS, Edition Block, Berlin, Germany

A History. Art, Architcture, Design from the 1980s until today, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2013
Mom, Am I Barbarian?, 13th Istanbul Biennal, Istanbul, Turkey

Modernity? Perspectives from France and Turkey, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey
2012
Two birds, a stone and a horse, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan

More Than Sound, Bonnierskonsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

TEXT TEXTILE TEXTURE, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

Von Sinnen. Wahrnehmung in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

CHKOUN AHNA, Carthage contemporary, National Museum of Carthage, Carthage, Tunesia

BMW, Guggenheim Lab, Berlin, Germany
2011
Contious Variations, Akbank Anat, Istanbul, Turkey

A Conceptual Heritage/Vanguard Installations, Antik as., Istanbul, Turkey

Double Crescent, C 24 Gallery, New York, USA

Alte Bekannte und neue Freunde, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Multiplizieren ist menschlich. 45 Jahre Edition Block 1966-2011, Edition Block, Berlin, Germany

Archive III/Animated Movements, Sekerbank/New Media Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Dream and Reality, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey

Bodily Choreography, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
2010
For the blind man in the dark room loocking for the black cat that isnt´t there, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit; da Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands

SPAGAT!, Design Istanbul Tasarimi, Istanbul, Turkey; Marta Herford, Herford, Germany

SENT BY MAIL, Design Istanbul Tasarimi, Istanbul, Turkey; Marta Herford, Herford, Germany

Compilation, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Emscher Kunst. 2010, Kulturinsel, Essen, Germany

Tactics of Invisibility, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; Tanas, Berlin, ARTER Space of Art, Istanbul, Turkey

Starter, ARTER, Istanbul, Turkey
2009
Access All Areas, a drawing exhibition, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

What Else?, Villa du Parc centre d´art contemporain, Annemasse, France

Ayse Erkmen, Füsun Onur Et Seza Paker, Centre d´art contemporain d´Ivry - le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine, France

Beyond These Walls, South London Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Zeigen. Eine Audiotour durch Berlin von Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany

For the blind man in the dark room loocking for the black cat that isnt´t there, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, United Kingdom

Sharjah Biennal, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Istanbul Next Wave, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

Utopia and Monument, Who Owns Public Space?, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria

Desire-Acquire, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland

For the blind man in the dark room loocking for the black cat that isnt´t there, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, USA
2008
Moment of Agency, Kunstmuseum Bern, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

Word Tale, Mixed Narrations, Hacettape University Art Museum, Ankara, Turkey

All-Inclusive, Die Welt des Tourismus, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China

Folkestone Sculpture Triennale, Folkstone, United Kingdom

Scape Christchurch Biennale of Art in Public space, Christchurch, New Zealand

Above-the-Fold (with Floyer and Lamelas), Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel, Switzerland
2007
57. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, Forum Expanded, Berlin, Germany

Word, Tale and Mothley Narrations: a video parade from different points, State Paintings and Sculpture Museum, Ankara, Turkey

Site Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Sheffield, United Kingdom

XIV. Rohkunstbau Drei Farben - WEISS, Schloss Sacrow, Potsdam-Sacrow, Germany

20. International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Time Past, Time Present, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey

Beyond the Wall, Berlin - Freihafen der Künste, Max Liebermann Haus, Berlin, Germany

Modern and Beyond, Santralistanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Kunstfilmbiennale, Cologne, Germany
2006
Echigo-Tsunami Art Triennale, Japan

Fremd bin ich eingezogen, Kunsthalle Fredericianum, Kassel, Germany

U8, exhibition project NGBK U2-Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany

Anstoss Berlin - Kunst macht Welt, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

Kontracom 06, Contemporary Festival Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
2005
Prolog.mission of art, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

Kunst in Schokolade/Chocolate Art, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

Eindhoven Istanbul, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Projekt Migration, Kölscher Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Istanbul, Pedestrian Exhibitions 2, Tünel Karaköy, Istanbul, Turkey
2004
Die Neue Kunsthalle III, real-materiell-virtuell, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

Who is singing over there?, National Gallery Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzigovina

The Ghost Line, Akbank Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Limerick Biennal, Limerick, Ireland

Reappearance, Pristina Museum, Pristina, Kosovo
2003
Niemand ist eine Insel, Sechzehn kooperative Projekte in Bremen, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany

In den Schluchten des Balkan. Eine Reportage, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Die performative Installation I, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
2002
Continitá/Magnete, Villa Calle, Pistoia, Italy

40 Jahre: Fluxus und die Folgen, Kunstsommer Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
2001
Looking at You, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Berlin Biennale, Postfuhramt, Berlin, Germany

Boom!, Manifattura tabacchi - manifattura d´arte, Florence, Italy

Tische der Kommunikation, Museum Folkwang Essen, Germany

Salto Mortale, Museum für Sepulkralkultur, Kassel, Germany
2000
La Biennale de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Wider Bild Gegenwart. Positionen zu einem politischen Diskurs, Raum aktueller Kunst, Vienna, Austria; Koninklijk Museum voor schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium

Kwangju Biennale, Korea

Ich muss ganz schön viel lernen, um hier zu funktionieren, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

From Here to There. Passageways at Solitude, Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

Hier, Da und Dort, Internationales Kunstprojekt im öffentlichen raum, Singen, Germany

Eine Minition unter Anderen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1999
Dream City, Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

Zeitwenden, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; Palais Lichtenstein, Vienna, Austria

Chronos & Kairos, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Fireworks, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Under The Same Sky, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
1998
Arte all´Arte, Casole d´Elsa, Mensano, Italy

Iskorpit, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Genius Loci, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

7. Triennale der Kleinplastik, Stuttgart, Germany

Mar de Fondo, Valencia, Spain

Echolot, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
1997
Skulpturen Projekte 1997, Münster, Germany

Dazzle Gradually, Apex Art, New York, USA

S/Light, Kunstmuseum Malmö, Malmö, Sweden

Konusmalar (Conversations), Taksim Street, Istanbul, Turkey
1996
Inklusion - Exklusion, Künstlerhaus Graz, Austria

Der rosa Pullover, Zeil & Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Manifesta 1, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Art Omi, New York, USA

Zuspiel (with Andreas Slominski), Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1995
4th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

Gar, Train Station Ankara, Turkey

Dazwischen, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin; Kunstsammlung Gera, Germany

Dialogues de Paix, Geneva, Switzerland
1994
Erzählen, Akademie der Künste, Berlin; Kunstmuseum Malmö, Sweden

Entre Deux, Centre Borschette, Brussels, Belgium

Iskele: Türkische Kunst heute, ifa Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
1993
Zehn Künstler Zehn Werke, Macka Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey

Frauen in Anatolia durch die Zeiten, Archaelogical Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Ausstellung, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Der Eigenbesitz/Kunsthalle als Museum, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany
1992
Europäischer Workshop Ruhrgebiet, Ruhrfestspiele, Recklinghausen, Germany

Acht Künstler Acht Werke, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey
1991
Zehn Künstler Zehn Werke, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey
1990
Europäischer Workshop Ruhrgebiet, Ruhrfestspiele, Recklinghausen, Germany

2. Große Ausstellung, Mimar Sinan University Museum of Fine Arts, Istanbul; Atatürk Cultural Center, Ankara, Turkey

Reflektionen, Macka Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey
1989
Zehn Künstler Zehn Werke, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey

2nd International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
1988
Toplu Sergi, Turkish-American Community Center, Izmir, Turkey

Ein Querschnitt aus der Türkischen Avantgarde, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey
1987
Ein Querschnitt aus der Türkischen Avantgarde, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Neue Tendenzen in der Kunst, Art Academy, Istanbul, Turkey
1986
Ein Querschnitt aus der Türkischen Avantgarde, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Eine andere Kunst, German Cultural Center, Izmir, Turkey
1985
Ein Querschnitt aus der Türkischen Avantgarde, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Neue Tendenzen in der Kunst, Art Academy, Istanbul, Turkey
1983
Künstler von Heute, The Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Istanbul, Turkey
1982
Künstler von Heute, The Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Istanbul, Turkey
1981
Neue Tendenzen in der Kunst, Art Academy, Istanbul, Turkey

Künstler von Heute, The Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Istanbul, Turkey
1979
Neue Tendenzen in der Kunst, Art Academy, Istanbul, Turkey

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2016
Uncertain States, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Germany

Besser scheitern!, Internationale Tage Ingelheim, Germany

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