Nazli Gurlek is an independent curator and writer based in Istanbul, where she is Vice President of AICA Turkey. She obtained an MFA in Curating at Goldsmiths College in London (2008), and a BA in Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence (2006). She was Assistant Curator of the Pavilion of Turkey at the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009), and curated a number of solo and group exhibitions including BENGÜ BURAK VOLKAN ALP ELMAS ?Z (Maçka Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Sept 2011June 2012), Shared (5533, Istanbul, 2012), The Riot Act (Galerie Mor Charpentier, Paris, 2011), ?nci Eviner (Nesrin Esirtgen Collection, Istanbul, 2011), Rehearsal (Gallery Non, Istanbul, 2011), and Fold (Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, 2011). Recently Gurlek curated DIYALOG: Art From Turkey at the Vienna Fair, The New Contemporary (September 2012); and co-organized an AICA Turkey event, a series of talks entitled CONTEMPORARY ART IN TURKEY FROM 1980s TO PRESENT: TESTIMONIES AND SHARED EXPERIENCES at Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Istanbul. Her writings have been published in Flash Art International, Sanat Dünyam?z, and Frieze Blog, among others. Gurlek is the author of Sarkis and When Attitudes Become Form, soon to be published by SALT Istanbul. She is going to be the curator-in-residence at the CCA Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw in July 2013, and also currently working on an exhibition that will open at Nesrin Esirtgen Collection in Istanbul in December 2013.
Curatorial Seminar Public Symposium
Curatorial Seminar Public Symposium Wednesday, September 25, 2013 37pm SALT Galata Bankalar Caddesi 11 ? Karaköy 34420 ?stanbul Türkiye T +90 212 334 22 25 The public symposium in Istanbul will present the research of the following seven international curators brought together for the Curatorial Seminar: Özge Ersoy, Mónica Espinel, Nazli Gurlek, Olga Hatzidaki, Kate […]read more »