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Galerie mekan68

Neustiftgasse 68/1
1070-Wien
Tel. +43 676 635 82 83
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www.mekan68.com

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© 2019 by Mekan68

Canan Dağdelen

1960born in Istanbul, Turkey

1980-1986Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria

1986–1991University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria

Artist in residence in USA, Finland, Turkey, and the Netherlands

Since 2003Teaching at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria
Institute of Artistic Sciences, Art Education and Communication / I. KKK
Department of Design, Architecture and Environment for Art Education / DAE

2005–2006Professorship at the University of Art und Industrial Design Linz, Austria, Institute of Art and Design

Lives and works in Vienna

                                                                                                                 http://canandagdelen.com/

Solo Exhibitions

 

2014SPACE OF PRESENCE, Mekan 68, Vienna, Austria
Selâm_MEKȂN, Foundation Katara, Doha, Qatar

2013Reconstructive memory / Yeniden kuran bellek, Nev Gallery, Ankara, Turkey

2012Spatial memory / Uzamsal bellek, Operation Room by American Hospital Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (catalogue)

moment_space / an_uzam, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2011covalent bonding, Freihaus Gallery, Villach, Austria

2009NONPLACE dot, Sankt Georg Gallery, Istanbul

2007KiTÂBESi dot / INSCRIPTION dot,AKBANK Sanat,  Istanbul, Turkey (catalogue)CANEViNE dot, Nev Gallery, Ankara, Turkey

2004yurt tutmusch dot, MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, Study Collection, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)

HOMELIKE dot, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Canan Dagdelen, Atelier Berndt Gallery, Wolfsberg, Austria
soyut. somut.,Akbank Sanat, Istanbul , Turkey

2001at home, Gallery 1756, Chicago; Concordia Gallery, New York, USA (catalogue) 
at home, Apel Gallery,  Istanbul, Turkey

2000CHILDHOOD white DREAMS, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria
SELF white EVIDENT, Urart Gallery,  Istanbul, Turkey
red/white, Siyah Beyaz Gallery, Ankara, Turkey

1997WRITE white OUT II, Urart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
analog II, Objekta Gallery, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (with D. Schellhorn)

1996analog, Ceramic Arts Gallery, Vienna, Austria (with D. Schellhorn)
WRITE white OUT, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria

1995bir yazida seramik, Urart Gallery, Ankara, Turkey
Unart Gallery, Villach, Austria

scrittura e ceramica, Spatia Gallery, Bolzano, Italy (catalogue)
von Schale zu Bild, Friesacher Gallery, Bruneck, Italy

1994Joseph-Greising-Saal, Würzburg, Germany (with Z. Saribatur)

1993ceramic ductus, Gallery 1756, Chicago, USA
Schriftsteller, Looshaus, Vienna, Austria

1992Der keramische Duktus, Ceramic Arts Gallery, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
bir kalemde seramik, Zebra Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

20141984, Nev Gallery, Ankara, Turkey 
ODTÜ Sanat 15, Middle East Technical University METU, Ankara, Turkey(catalogue)

2013Signs Taken in Wonder / Searching for contemporary Istanbul, 
MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Exhibition Hall, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Past and Future / Geçmiş ve Gelecek, , Istanbul Museum of Modern Art Istanbul, Turkey (catalogue)
The first ten years of the LENTOS, Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
Sampling – Konzert der Skulpturen, Ossiach Abbey, Ossiach, Austria

2011Dream and Reality, Modern and Contemporary Women Artists from Turkey, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art Istanbul, Turkey (catalogue)
The Collection: 1900-2011, 11 Spaces, 11 Decades, 11 Interventions, Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
Sieben Grenzgänge, Wittgenstein House, Vienna, Austria
The [Secret] Return of Noever, New Ace Museum on La Brea, Los Angeles, USA
4th International Egeart Art Days, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

2010‘Mahya’ Competition / Lightinstallation of texts for mosques, New Mosque, Hünkar Pavilion, Istanbul, Turkey, (catalogue)
eingeschrieben, Hölzl Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
AbbaraKaddabra, 1st Biennal of Mardin, Zinciriye Madrasah, Mardin, Turkey,(catalogue)
+ Infinity, A Selection from the Ebru Özdemir Collection, Museum Cermodern, Ankara, (catalogue)
wien-ankara/ aus einem teil der alten stadt besteht bloß, die neue stadt, Nev Gallery, Ankara, (catalogue)

2009second encounter, artSümer, Istanbul, Turkey

2008Lichtspuren: Fotografie aus der Sammlung, Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria (catalogue)
je m’appelle apel – benim adim apel, New Tabaccostore/Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
gift,touring exhibition of Think Tank, Contemporary Applied Arts, London, United Kingdom; Gustavsberg Konsthall, Gustavsbergs Hamn, Sweden (catalogue)

2007sechs3, Schafschetzy Gallery, Graz, Austria
Der Kuss der Schmetterlinge,touring exhibition in Lower Austria
at hand, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
9th Art Festival, ODTÜ/Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
Turkish Ceramics Art, Tophâne-i Amire Cultural Centre, Istanbul, Turkey

2006Nomaden im Kunstsalon: Begegnungen mit der Moderne von Bayer bis Sol LeWitt,Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
CROSSOVER III, Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
forma corporis II, Palais Liechtenstein, Feldkirch, Austria
und +,Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2005Alternative Paradise, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan (catalogue)
Lebt und arbeitet auch in Wien, Projektraum Viktor Buchner, Vienna, Austria
forma corporis, Rathausgalerie, Waidhofen/Ybbs Museum, Austria
FOR TILES: Infinite Iteration as a Problem of Surface, Hagia Sophia Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (catalogue)
BILD und SCHRIFT, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria
TILES, Art Center Buskerud, Drammen, Norway
HERZENSCHREI: Das Kind im Blick der Künste, Österreich & Ungarn 1900–2005, touring exhibition in Lower Austria, WEINSTADTmuseum, Krems, Austria(catalogue)

2004+ positive, 2nd Biennial of kunst Meran, Kunsthaus Meran, Italy (catalogue)
Paula’s Home: Paula Modersohn-Becker und weitere 103 Künstlerinnen aus der Sammlung Lentos, Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
Frau.selbst: Von Lassnig bis Kandl, Altnöder Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
Gegen-Positionen: Künstlerinnen in Österreich 1960–2000, Museum of Modern Art, Foundation Wörlen, Passau, Germany
Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Türkei und Österreich,Schlossmuseum Landeck, Austria
dereden tepeten, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff: Expressionismus – Bestände und Neuerwerbungen aus der Sammlung Lentos, Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
Keramikpreis 2004, Traklhaus Gallery, Salzburg; KERAMIK.WERKSTATT, Gmundner Ceramic Factory, Gmunden, Austria (catalogue)

2003Mimosen, Rosen, Herbstzeitlosen: Künstlerinnen von 1945 bis zur Gegenwart, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria (catalogue)
21 artists each from America, Europe, Asia, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Korinba Daiwa Gallery, Kanazawa, Japan (catalogue)
bağ3 – şairin bahçesi/poet’s garden, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
30 Jahre Jubiläum, Traklhaus Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
artposition 2003, Ottakringer Brauerei, Vienna, Austria (catalogue) 
artposition at Kunstverein Baden, Kunstverein Baden, Austria

2002Between the Waterfronts, Maas Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)
t≈art,AAI Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2001five FRESH voices, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, USA
Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, USA 
Metamorphosen, Museum Grimmerhus, Middelfart, Denmark (catalogue)

2000west-östlicher DIVAN, Museum auf Abruf Gallery, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Art-Kart, Apel Gallery, İstanbul, Turkey
Beyond Postcards from Gallery 1756, 1990–2000, Gallery 1756, Chicago, USA
BrennPunkt Keramik, European Porcelain Museum, Hohenberg/Selb, Germany; Municipal Museum of Art, Győr, Hungary

1999WEISS, Kunstbunker Tumulka Gallery, Munich, Germany (folder)
Toprak ve Lif 2000, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (folder)
21/2000,Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria
BrennPunkt Keramik, Heiligenkreuzer Hof, Refectory, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Günce, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
verein.t 99, Station 3, Vienna, Austria
hors d’œuvre de Turquie,Trigon Gallery, Liège, Belgium

1998Keramikpreise 98, Traklhaus Gallery, Salzburg, Austria (catalogue)
WEISS, Kunstforum beim Rathaus, Hallein, Austria (folder)
Three European Artists, Gallery 1756, Chicago, USA

1997Ceramic Biennial, Spiez, Switzerland

1996Günce, Enersis, Ankara, Turkey
5. Biennale de la Céramique, Andenne, Belgium (catalogue)

1995Designers Odyssey, Ankara, Turkey (catalogue)
Tragetto Gallery, Venice, Italy 
Tonhaus, Bolzano, Italy

1993Northwestern University, Norris Center, Evanston, USA
Zeitgeist, Hinteregger Gallery, St. Pölten, Austria

1992Le bol, Leonelli Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland
Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Awards 92, Auckland, New Zealand (catalogue)

1991Keramik aus Wien, Hipp-Halle, Gmunden, Austria

Querdurch, Designers Saturday, Vienna, Austria

Art in Public Spaces

2005

 

2010

Libellulidae, Lunz am See, Public Art Lower Austria

 

NONPLACE dot, IKSV, Istanbul,Turkey

 

 

Awards and Scholarships

 

20102nd Prize, ‘Mahya’ Competition / Lightinstallations of texts for mosques,
Istanbul 2010 / European Capital of Culture Agency, Istanbul, Turkey

2004Federal Chancellery scholarship, Ceramic Prize 2004, Salzburg, Austria

2001Working scholarship of the Federal Chancellery for the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC), ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

1999Working scholarship of the Municipal Department of Cultural Affairs, Vienna, Austria

1998Federal Chancellery scholarship, Ceramic Prize 1998, Salzburg, Austria

19961st Prize, 5ème Biennale de la Céramique, Andenne, Belgium

1991Achievement Prize of the Austrian Institute of Design (ÖIF)

1990/91Federal scholarship, Austria

Collections

2013The Huma Kabakci Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

2012Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey
Arter, Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

2011Collection of the Museum Lower Austria, St. Pölten, Austria

2009Arter, Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

2007Ebru Özdemir Collection, Ankara, Turkey

2006Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

2005Artothek, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria

2004FWF Austrian Science Fund, Piece of the Year 2005, Vienna, Austria

2003Collection of the Municipal Department of Cultural Affairs, Vienna, Austria 
Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
Echoes/The Continued Effect of Turkish Traditions on Contemporary Art, Permanent Collection of the American Embassy in Istanbul, Turkey (catalogue)

2002Collection of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria

2000Artothek, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria

1999Collection of the Municipal Department of Cultural Affairs, Vienna, Austria

1998Art Collection of Bauholding Strabag, Spittal a. d. Drau, Austria

1995Neue Galerie Wien, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria

1993Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Auckland Institute & Museum, Auckland, New Zealand

1992Neue Galerie Wien, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria

 

Projects

 

2014Hay, wall installation, private residence, Vienna, Austria

2013Diamond Structure / Diamond Award 2013 OMV, Vienna, Austria 
Ol, Gala Modern, stanbul Museum of Modern Art Istanbul, Turkey (folder)
constructed SELÂM, site specific installation for ceiling, private residence, Istanbul, Turkey

2011Selâm, wall installation, private residence, Vienna, Austria

2006Im Akt des Sprechens freigesetzt, wall separation, private house, Vienna, Austria

2005place., MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Vienna, Austria

20035 Objekte, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2002Reflections on an apartment by the architect Hermann Loos, Argentinierstraße, Vienna, Austria (with O. Stimm and U. Neuber)

2001Prints for Edition 01 of IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Catalogue presentation at home, MASC Foundation, Vienna, Austria 
Work period in European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC), ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

1999Work period in artist studio of Eczacibasi Co., Istanbul, Turkey

1998friends, porcelain door handles, office building, Spittal a. d. Drau, Austria

1997zur Ruh, wall installation, private house, Vienna, Austria

Prototypes and Designs

1997Pattern design for a dinner service, Arzberg-Hutschenreuther Co., Selb, Germany

1989Pattern design for dinner plates, tea service, ÖSPAG Co., Lilienporzellan, Austria
Wondrous Bird, pattern design for a cup, Nalban Co., Laihia, Finland

1988Piccolino – Zipfelmützendose, box design, Arzberg-Hutschenreuther Co., Selb, Germany