Volkan Diyaroglu

1982, Istanbul, Turkey

Lives and works in Spain and Poland.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND RESIDENCES:

1996-2002: Tekfen Holding Scholarship, Turkey

2002-2003: Promoe, fine arts Faculty of UPV San Carlos, Valencia, Spain

2003-2004: Promoe, fine arts Faculty of UPV San Carlos, Valencia, Spain

2006-2007: Residence Abbaye de Maubuisson, Val-d’Oise, France

2007-2008: Residence in Cite International des Arts, Paris, France

2008: Scholarship, The National Museum of George Enescu, Transfer Project, Tescani, Romania

2009: Residence in Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal

2018:  Residence in Saco Azul – Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal

2022-2023: City of Gorzów Wielkopolski Scholarship, Poland

 

AWARDS:

 

II Bienal de Pintura Mª Isabel Comenge, Honorable Mention, Spain, 2020

XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize, First Prize, Spain, 2008

Next Star Artist Competition, Finalist, Australia, 2008

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

 

2023:

– LA VERSIÓN PRIMERA ERA DE OTRO, Jorge López Galería, Valencia, Spain

– LACK OF WHOLENESS, Terminal 08, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland

– GUERNICA EVERY DAY, Mos, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland

2022:

– ALIENATION, Ceart, Fuenlabrada, Spain

2021:

– THEORY OF ALMOST EVERYTHING, Evliyagil Dolapdere, Istanbul, Turkey

2018:

– EU NUNCA EMERGI / EMERGIR PARA AFUNDAR, Saco Azul, Porto, Portugal

2015:

– I EXHIBIT, THEREFORE I DIE, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2014:

– FORMATRACIA, LaMetro, Valencia, Spain

– MEMORY & BLOOD, Element Art Space, Singapore

2013:

– CUTFINGERISM, Karsi Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey

2010:

– CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL 2010 ART FAIR, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

– HOY ALGO MAL PASA EN EL ACUARIO, Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal

– WORMHOLES, Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milano, Italy

2009:

– SEEKING THE PARADISES, Galerie Celal, Paris, France

– Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal

2008:

– CEET, Madrid, Spain

– NEVER_INTIM, Arsloca, Gandia, Valencia, Spain

2007:

– MI VERTIGO, Galeria Edgar Neville, Valencia, Spain

– ZIGZAG, EROA, Cergy, France

– DELIK, Forja Arte Contemporaneo, Valencia, Spain

– DECALAGES, Abbaye de Maubuisson, Val-d’oise, France (TRAM Paris/Ile-de-France Project 2007 “Hospitalités”)

2006:

– FOR THE MYOPIC, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

2004:

– POST KARAOKE IS HYGIENIC, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain

2003:

– INTRODUCTION OF POST KARAOKE FOR ADULTS, Kitsch International Artediverso, Valencia, Spain

– VIII ISTANBUL BIENNIAL official parallel event, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024:

– Drop It, BCMA, Berlin, Germany

– Miad, Madrid, Spain

– Frequently Asked Questions, Kanya & Kage, Berlin, Germany

2023:

– Salon Jesienny, MOS, Gorzów Wielkopolski , Poland

– Estampa 2023 Art Fair, Jorge López Galería, Madrid, Spain

– 1st Mediterranean Biennial, Tarsus, Turkey

– Arco Madrid, Jorge López Galería, Madrid, Spain

2022:

– Salon Jesienny, BWA Zielona Gora, Zielona Gora, Poland

– Pills, Survival 20, Wroclaw, Poland

2021:

– All Over, Galería Punto / Jorge López Galería, Valencia, Spain

– Art Marbella, Galería Punto / Jorge López Galería, Marbella, Spain

– Concept 2021, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea

– 1.5 degrees, GG3, Berlin, Germany

2020:

– II Bienal de Pintura Mª Isabel Comenge, Atarazanas del Grao, Valencia, Spain

2016:

– Artcop22 /Art Speaks Out, WACE – Arkane Afrika, Marrakesh, Morocco

– A Slice of Contemporary Turkish Visual Arts, Project 504, Sydney, Australia

– Low-Cost Diplomatic Bag, L’Accademia Spagnola di Roma, Roma, Italy

2015:

– Low-Cost Diplomatic Bag, Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Australia

– Low-Cost Diplomatic Bag, Instituto Cervantes, New York, USA

– Low-Cost Diplomatic Bag, CCE Santiago, Santiago de Chile, Chile

– Las Meninas, Karsi Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey

– Low-Cost Diplomatic Bag: Boarding, Espacio expositivo AENA, Madrid, Spain

– (P)ARAMORPHOSE(S), Art Brussels 2015 Artists and Curators Run Spaces, Brussels, Belgium

– Every day I’m…, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2014:

– Elgiz Collection New Selection, Museum of Contemporary Art Elgiz, Istanbul, Turkey

– Penthouse Art Space Exhibition and Performances, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

– Climate Change, Bozlu Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey

– I Wish I Had a River, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2013:

– Connection, Bozlu Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey

– Sustratos, IVAM Museum, Valencia, Spain

– Pluralistic, ironic, poetic, Papko Art Collection, The Sofa Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey

– Alienation / Estrangement, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey

– Gabinete de Hygiene, Espacio V, Valencia, Spain

2012:

– Contemporary Istanbul 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

– MIMAA_Muestra Internacional de Música y Audiovisuales Avanzados, La Rambleta, Valencia, Spain

– Kreuz-Kassel Zwei, Kreuzberg Pavilion, 100 days in Kassel, Kassel, Germany

– Artbosphorus 2012 Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

2011:

– 21st International Istanbul Art Fair, Artist 2011, Istanbul, Turkey

– 1st Istanbul Summer Exhibition, Antrepo 5, Istanbul, Turkey

– Contemporary Turkish Art Auction, Sotheby’s, London, UK

2010:

– 7 billionth person project, The Parachute Factory Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

– Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy

– The Power of the Dynamism, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

2009:

– Contemporary and Modern Works, Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy

– XV International Biennial of Cerveira, Portugal

– Horaley, Mtaar – G.A.F, Istanbul, Turkey

– Caos vs. Ordine, Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy

– In search of lost reality: nevgeneration, Galeri Nev, Ankara, Turkey

– Transfer, Sub-Carturesti Art Gallery, George Enescu National Museum Project, Bucharest, Romania

– Al Bastakiya Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, Dubai, Emirates

– Beautiful Freak, Forja Arte Contemporanea, Valencia, Spain

– Doga-Ask-Su, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

– Contemporary 1-2009, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

2008:

– XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize Exhibition, Centro cultural de la Asuncion, Albacete, Spain

– Slick Paris 2008, Focus Gallery Dubai, Paris, France

– XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize Exhibition, IVAM, Valencia, Spain

2006:

– Desafios, Kanazawa Citizen’s Art Center, Kanazawa, Japan

– Artistanbul 2006 International Contemporary Art Fair of Istanbul, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

– Generacion Vulture, Feria de Julio, Valencia, Spain

– Art in evolution, Espacio Carmen, Antiguo convento Mosén Sorell, Valencia, Spain

– O eres tu john wayne o lo soy yo, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain

2005:

– Observatori 2005 VI International artistic investigation festival of Valencia Museum of Principe Felipe, Ciudad de las artes y ciencias, Valencia, Spain

– Post Patetic, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain

2004:

– En el margen de Turia Festival, Ribaroja, Spain

2003:

– Fons d’art of UPV, Valencia, Spain

2002:

– Fine arts faculty of Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey

2001:

– Istanbul State Gallery, Atolye 4, Istanbul, Turkey

2000:

– Museum of Fine Arts of Istanbul, Ipek-Ahmet Merey Resim Yarismasi, Istanbul, Turkey

 

WORKS AT COLLECTIONS:

– Bancaja Foundation, Spain

– Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Turkey

– Ministry of Foreign Affairs Collection, Turkey

– Enka Collection, Turkey

– National Museum of George Enescu, Romania

– Papko Art Collection, Turkey

– Evliyagil Museum, Ankara, Turkey

 

PUBLICATIONS, REVIEWS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY:  

2023:

– Makma Magazine, Soy un hiperrealista de mi propia realidad, Jose Ramón Alarcón, May 2023, Spain

– Art Unlimited Magazine, Her Gün Guernica, Firat Arapoglu, Issue: 74, Page 56-59, March April 2023, Turkey

2021:

– José Luis Clemente, Shadow Optics, Evliyagil Dolapdere Publication, Ankara, Turkey

– Trt Radyo 1, Gecenin Icinden, Interview, July 2nd, 2021, Turkey

– Hürriyet Kitap Sanat, Hemen Hemen Herseyin Tedirginligi, Issue: 227, Page 11th, June 4th, 2021, Turkey

– Volkan Diyaroglu, Monographic Book, Editor: Altan A. Marcelli, Writers: Nilo Casares, Mehmet Ergüven, Denis Maksimov, Publisher: A4 Istanbul, 6 Volumes, 1065 Pages, ISBN: 978-975-8416-87-5, Edited in English, Spanish and Turkish, 2021

2018:

– Dália Magalhães, Volkan Diyaroglu: Perigo da tecnologia e do nacionalismo, Jornal de Noticias, August 16th, 2018, Portugal

– Luís Miguel Queirós, Um artista turco que embirra com nacionalismos, Público Newspaper, Issue; 10338, Page 26th-27th, August 10th, 2018, Portugal

2016:

– Gulistan Ertik, Kultur Sanat Haritasi, Interview, Issue: 212, Page: 52nd – 58th, June 2016, Turkey

– Denis Maksimov, Volkan Diyaroglu: I Exhibit Therefore I Die, Art.es Magazine, Issue: 66-67, Page: 115th, February 2016, Spain

2015:

– Denis Maksimov, The Brussels Times Magazine, Issue: 17, Page 30th, December 2015, Belgium

– Colette Dubois, H Art Magazine, Issue: 149, December 2015, Belgium

– Sam Steverlynck, For Flag and Fatherland, Agenda Magazine, November 20th-26th, 2015, Page 32nd, Belgium

– Art Volcanique, Revue Ten Ten, August 19th, 2015, Belgium

– Ali Deniz Uslu, Karganin Duydugu, Illustration of book, Esen Editions, Turkey

– Aksam Newspaper, Melez Muzigin Iki Mimari, Ulan, April 25th, 2015, Turkey

– Pinar Tarcan, Vatan Newspaper, Makaron, Her Duyguda Bir Isyan Vardir: Ulan, Page 6th, April 11th, 2015, Turkey

2014:

– Cumhuriyet Newspaper, November 10th Edition, Page 9th, November 10th, 2014, Turkey

– Denis Maksimov, Politics in Contemporary Art an Untapped Potential a Conversational Analysis of Volkan Diyaroglu’s Work, Bxl Connect, Issue: 10, Page 14th – 18th, Oct/Nov 2014, Belgium

– Isabel Pérez, Pintar un diario, Levante Posdata, September 26th, 2014, Page 6th, Spain

– José Ramón Alarcón, Formatracia. Apuntes Causticos de Diyaroglu, Makma Magazine, Spain

– Toni Calderon, Formatracia, LaMetro Catalogue, Spain

– Nilo Casares, Memory & Blood, Element Art Space Catalogue, Singapore

– Isabel Pérez, Sustratos, Parejas Desconcertantes, Levante Posdata, February 7th, 2014, Page 6th, Spain

– Rafa Mari, Lo Nuevo y lo consolidado, Las Provincias, January 11th, 2014, Page 47th, Spain

– José Ramón Alarcón San Martino, Lupanario (o Mediodia del Matarife), Book Cover, Spain

2013:

– Ali Deniz Uslu, The Civilization is a Censorship, 46 Magazine, Skull Edition, Nov/ Dec 2013, Turkey

– Nilo Casares, Sustratos Exhibition Book, IVAM, Spain

– Ali Deniz Uslu, The Civilization is a Censorship, Interview, Cumhuriyet Pazar, September 22nd, 2013, Front Page – Page 2nd, Turkey

– Mehmet Ergüven, Volkan Diyaroglu or to Set Up the Imagination, Karsi Sanat Calismalari Exhibition Catalogue, Turkey

– Gulseli Inal, Alternative I / Alternative Aesthetic, Yapi Magazine, Issue: 377, April 2013, Turkey

– Maronda, La Orfebrería Según los Místicos, Album Cover, Spain

2012:

– Michael Organ, Tuck Magazine, December 2012

2010:

– Bulletin Of Clinical Psychopharmacology Magazine, Issue: 20, 4, December 2010, Turkey

– Art-core.tv, Interview, December 2010, Turkey

– Lucien de Guise, Asian Art Newspaper, Golden Horn of Plenty, May 2010

– Ginevra Bria, Exibart, Wormholes, April 8th, 2010, Italia

– Francesco Clerici, Wormholes, February 1st, 2010, Italia

2009:

– Antena 3 Neox TV, Meeting Point, Interview, November 22nd, 2009, Spain

– Nicholas Forrest, The Art of Volkan Diyaroglu, The Visual Artbeat Magazine, September 2009, Austria

– Baris Acar, Artist Actual, In the Search of the Lost Reality, July-August 2009, Page 32nd, Turkey

– Tendencias Fashion Magazine, June 2009, Issue: 148, Page 103rd, Spain

2008:

– Star Newspaper, Mihrisah Safa, August 3rd, 2008, Page 17th, Turkey

– Star Kibris Newspaper, Mihrisah Safa, August 6th, 2008, Cyprus

– El Mundo Newspaper, El Arte del futuro se da cita en el IVAM, July 25th, 2008, Spain

– El País Newspaper, El turco Diyaroglu y el ucranio Aljoscha, premios Bancaja, July 25th, 2008, Spain

– Levante Newspaper, L’IVAM acull els premis Bancaixa, July 25th, 2008, Spain

– Abc Newspaper, Tintes Universales en el XXXV Premio Bancaja de Arte, July 25th, 2008, Spain

– Barbara Steffen, Director of Contemporary Art of the Albertina Museum of Vienna, Austria, XXXV Bancaja de Pintura, Escultura y Arte Digital Prize Book, Interview, Spain

– Yahoo NEWS Spain, El IVAM toma el pulso a las tendencias del arte internacional, July 24th, 2008, Spain

– Vrv Gallery, Interview, Canada

– Nicholas Forrest, Turkish Artist Volkan Diyaroglu, Artmarketblog, Interview with Toni Calderón, May 28th, 2008, Australia

– Alix Rule, Saatchi Online Critic’s Choice, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

– Artiz Magazine, Issue: 2, Turkey

– Nicholas Forrest, Saatchi Online Critic’s Choice, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

– Artiz Magazine, Issue: 1, Turkey

– Metropolis, TVE2, Interview, February 3rd, 2008, Spain

– Jhon Magazine, Issue: 20, France

2007:

– Christian Parra-Duhalde, Vértigos globales, Levante Newspaper, Posdata, December 7th, 2007, Spain

– Toni Calderón, Mestizaje y Sincretismo, Mi Vertigo Catalogue, Spain

– Connaissance des Arts Magazine, April 2007, Issue: 648, Page 32nd, France

– Paris / Ile de France, Museums & Monuments brochure, Paris, France

– Sabah Newspaper, April 16th, 2007, Turkey

– Sortir Magazine, March 2007, Issue: 171, Cergy-Pontoise, France

– Caroline Coll-Seror, Tram “Hospitalites” brochure, France

– Tram brochure, January – April 2007, France

– Sortir Magazine, April – June 2007, Issue: 20, France

– Evene Artists Celebres, France

– Rebecca Wilson, Saatchi Gallery Online Top 10, London, UK

– Toni Calderón, Interview, Delik Catalogue, Grupo Forja, Spain

– Jose Mir, Delik Catalogue, Grupo Forja, Spain

– Levante Newspaper, Mercalevante, Valencia, Spain

– Ven y Verás, UPV TV, Interview, May 7th, 2007, Valencia, Spain

2006:

– Artistanbul 2006 book, Turkey

– Hurriyet Newspaper, Kelebek, June 8th, 2006, Turkey

– Sabah Newspaper, Gunaydin, June 17th, 2006, Turkey

– Miyoplar Icin, Toni Calderón Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey

– Levante Newspaper, April 4th, 2006, Valencia, Spain

– Vulture Magazine, February 2006, Issue: 31, Spain

2005:

– Observatori 2005 Book, Toni Calderón, Valencia, Spain

 

OTHER PROJECTS:

2020:

– “Genelgeçer”, Ulan Album, Turkey

2017:

– “Under Radar”, Ulan Album, LP, Spain

2016:

– «Elefante Unplugged Sessions», Ulan EP, Spain

– “Life in Vain”, Ulan EP, Spain

2015:

– “Dua Tarlasi”, Ulan Album, Sony Music Turkey

 

 

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