Nezaket Ekici

Nezaket Ekici was born 1970 in Kirsehir/ Turkey. She lives in Germany since 1973,  From 1994-200 she study Art Pedagogy, Art History, Sculpture at Ludwig-Maximilians-University and Fine Arts Academy Munich and got her Degree in M.A. in Art Pedagogy. From 2001-2004 she study Performance Art by Prof. Dr. Marina Abramovic at Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Braunschweig. She got her Degree in Fine Arts and MFA Degree.

She has been presenting her work in national and international exhibitions since 2000: (Selection): Museum  Haus der Kunst , München (2000), Fondation Antonio Ratti Como (2000), The Irish Museum of Modern art, Dublin (2001), 25. May Museum Belgrade (2001);  PAC Milano (2002), Museo Centro Galego de Arte Contemporànea Santiago de Compostela (2002), The Women's Art Festival 5 th Internationalin Aleppo, Syria (2003), the 50.  Venice Biennale  (2003), 4th International Performancefestival Odense/ Dänemark, P.S.1 New York (2004), Art Fair ART FORUM Berlin, ART FRANKFURT (2004), An International Festival of Performance Art, Boston/ USA (2004), Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam (2005); Reina Sophia Museum, Madrid, (2005); Proje 4L Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, (2005); FOI#3 International Performance Art Event, Singapore (2006); The Armory Show, NY (2006); Galerie Feigen Contemporary NY (2006); Venice Biennale (2007); Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (2007); Venice Biennale (2007); Into me out of me Kunstwerke Berlin (2007):  Triennale Bovisa Museum, Milano, (2008), Expo Zaragossa (2008),  Kunstmuseum Heidenheim (2009), Museum for Moderne Kunst  Arnheim (2009), 5th Latin-American Biennal of Visual Arts Vento Sul, Curitiba, Brasil (2009), Kunstverein Friedrichshafen (2010) The First Mediterranean Biennial of Contemporary Art , Haifa(2010); Museum Alex Mylona, Athen (2010) , Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Viena (2010); Mardin Biennale (2010); Marta Herford (2011), Cobra Museum Amsterdam (2011), ZKM Karlsruhe (2011), Villa Empain Foundation Brüssel (2011), Istanbul Modern (2011),

She got different Sholarships, Grants and Awards  (Selection):

Projectgrant from Karin Abt Straubinger Stiftung (2010); Arbeitststipendium Bildende Kunst von Berliner Senat (2010); Bursary for FADA International Artists’ Residencies Toronto (2008);  Art award U2 Alexanderplatz Berlin (2007); Arbeitsstipendium Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg (2006); Bursary for Artist Residencies  in BM Contemporary Art Center Istanbul (2005); Arbeitstsipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn (2005); Bursary for Artists’ Residencies Künstlerhäuser Worpswede (2004); GASAG Art award Berlin (2004);  Artists’ and Authors’ Bursary by the Else-Heiliger-Fonds, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (2002);

 

Projectgrants by Goethe Instittut International since 2001 are:

Mailand (2001); Damaskus (2003) Madrid (2005); Los Angeles (2006), Jakarta (2007), Amsterdam (2007), Istanbul (2008), Tiflis (2009), Ankara (2009), Athen (2010), Vietnam (2010)

 

Nezaket Ekici Performances, Installations, and Videos are inspired by her double culture german and turkish; or related to art history context, or she takes inspiration from daily live situation.

 

Galeries:

DNA Galerie Berlin,

 Aeroplastics Contemporary Brussels,

Claire Oliver, NYC

 

She lives and works in Berlin and Stuttgart

 

Photos

On the way-Safety and Luck (Thessaloniki Port, 1st Pier behind the Pumping Station, Thursday 22 September)
On the way-Safety and Luck (Thessaloniki Port, 1st Pier behind the Pumping Station, Thursday 22 September)
On the way-Safety and Luck (Thessaloniki Port, 1st Pier behind the Pumping Station, Thursday 22 September)
On the way-Safety and Luck (Thessaloniki Port, 1st Pier behind the Pumping Station, Thursday 22 September)
On the way-Safety and Luck (Thessaloniki Port, 1st Pier behind the Pumping Station, Thursday 22 September)

Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011 Biennale de Lyon