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Adnan Yildiz (TR)

Istanbul based artist and curator. He studied Psychology (B.A.), and Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (MFA). Y›ld›z has been doing a residency (2006-07) at Curatorlab (research based curatorial residency program), travelling around Stockholm, Paris, Berlin and Istanbul. He is granted by S.i. (Sweedish Institute). He started as an artist and he has shown his work in different countries like Italy, Sweden, Germany and Denmark. Currently he is working as a curator focusing on the levels of "curatibility", survival strategies and "mobile identities" in the context of contemporary art. Some of his previous projects are "Alice vs. Alice", "Ittihad Sigorta Exhibition", "Copykiller" and "I don't know what else to do with myself!" He was one of the participants of the 12. European Young Artists Biennial (2005) as an artist, and he also participated in the 4th Berlin Biennial (bb4) as a curator ("Fast Forward / Young Curator Workshop"). He is the co-editor of Muhtelif, Istanbul based contemporary art publication. In 2007, he collaborated with Christian Hillesoe for the project shown in the "Homecoming" exhibition (Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum, Hjorring) and he curated "Endless Possibilities" showing Marcel van Eeden and Gökçen Cabadan (Kasa Galeri, Istanbul). Coming projects: video selection "hidden curriculum" from Turkey for TIMELINE collection, Konstfack. He is collaborating with IASPIS for the seminar "Tendencies in Time: Mobility...".