Merve Ertufan
Education

2015-2016: Fellowship at Home Workspace Program, Beirut/Lebanon
2008-2010: Masters on Art in the Public Realms, Konstfack, Stockholm/Sweden
2003-2007: Undergraduate at Visual Arts, Sabanci University, Istanbul/Turkey


Selected Exhibitions

2017:BAHAR, The Istanbul Off-site Project for Sharjah Biennial 13, Istanbul/TR
2016:Play is Freedom, Bstart, Istanbul/TR
2016:Open Studio, HWP, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut/LB
2015:GösterIŞ, ArteSanat, Ankara/TR
2014:Produce 2, SPOT Project Fund, Istanbul/TR
Liebe (Love), Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein/GRE
Character, Gallery Tankut Aykut, Istanbul/TR
2013:Schwanengesang (Swan Song), Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin/GRE
Suspended Song, Co-Pilot Gallery, Istanbul/TR
ISKELE 2. The Unanswered Question, TANAS, Berlin/GRE
Ward Robe in Spare Oom, Gallery 1:10 at Konsthall K, Karlstad/SWE
Ward Robe in Spare Oom, Gallery 1:10 at Galleri Verkligheten, Umeå/SWE
Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment, Arter, Istanbul/TR
2012: Pnin, Exhausted, Open Studio, Stockholm/SWE
2011: I Am Not A Poet, Totalkunst Gallery, Edinburgh/UK
2010:Liljevalchs Vårsalongen, Stockholm/SWE
Repeaters, Verkstad, Norrköping /SWE
Jet-lagged, Open Studio, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo /Japan
2009: Degree Exhibition, Konstfack College of Arts, Design and Crafts, Stockholm /SWE
4th International Biennale for Artists Books, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria /Egypt 10 years at Kasa, Book
Me & You in Vita Havet, Konstfack, Stockholm /SWE летний курс, Konstfack, Stockholm /SWE
14th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean, Skopje /Macedonia Video Art Screening, St. Petersburg /Russia Skopje0909, Kasa Galeri, Istanbul /TR
Video Art Screening, Galleri Maskinen, Umeå /Sweden


Artist in Residence

Apr-July 2013: PIRPIR studios, Pangalti, Istanbul/TR
Jun-July 2010: (As a Res Artis Award winner) Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo /Japan
Apr-Aug 2008: Art Center Istanbul, Borusan, Istanbul /TR


Bibliography

2016:Interview (in Turkish), XOXO The Mag, February 2016. http://www.xoxothemag.net/post/8624/merve-ertufan
2015:Sohbetin Profesyonelleri ve Aşıkları. Review. Süreyyya Evren. Istanbul Art News, issue: January 2015. http://surmetinler.blogspot.com.tr
2014:Band 8: The Unanswered Question. Iskele 2. Catalogue. n.b.k. Diskurs. ISBN 978-3-86335-438-1
Love. Exhibition catalogue. Liebe at Wilhelm-Hack-Museum. ISBN 978-3-86678-967-8
2013: The unanswered question. Iskele2. Exhibition catalogue. ISBN-13 978-3-89424-986-1
Iltifatlar ve Taklitçiler (Compliments and Repeaters). Interview. Didem Sandıkçı. artam Global Art & Design. November-December 2013.
Merve Ertufan: Haklı Olan Kazansın. Feature. Hüseyin Sidar Emen. Sanatatak. Turkish. http://sanatatak.com/view/Merve-Ertufan-Hakli-olan-kazansin/214
Envy, Enmity & Embarrassment. Interview. Merve Ünsal. Artful Living. http://www.artfulliving.com.tr/haber_detay/466/haset-husumet-rezalet
What’s Up: Istanbul. Review. HG Masters. Art Asia Pacific. http://artasiapacific.com/Blog/WhatsUpIstanbul
Eski Itirazlar, Yeni Itiraflar (Old Objections, New Confessions). Review.Fatih Özgüven. Radikal. Published on 03/02/2013.
On Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment. Review. M. Kemal Iz. Sanatatak. http://sanatatak.com/view/Haset-Husumet-ve-Rezalet-uzerine/139
Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment 2/2. Exhibition catalogue. Editor: İlkay Baliç. ISBN 978-975-6959-65-7
Envy, Enmity, Embarrassment 1/2. Exhibition catalogue. Editor: İlkay Baliç. ISBN 978-975-6959-64-0
2011: Liljevalchs vårsalong 2011. Exhibition catalogue. Editor: Louise Fogelström. ISBN 12 978-91-86011-11-6
2010 Konstfack Degree Exhibition Catalogue. Fine Art Department Printing: 08 Tryck, Stockholm. Edition: 1000
10 years at Kasa. Catalogue. Kasa Gallery, Istanbul/TR. Participated with ‘Fortum’. ISBN 978-605-4348-01-5