Siemens Sanat
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01/11/1970 born in Kirsehir Turkey/ lives since 1973 in Germany
Lives and works in Berlin and Stuttgart


1990 - 1993 Degree in Layout Operator and Printing Plate training, Duisburg and München
1994 - 2000 M.A. Degree in Art Pedagogy and Art History, with Prof. Wolfgang Kehr, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
1996 - 2000 Studies sculpture, with Prof. Heribert Sturm, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, München
2001 - 2003 Degree in Fine Arts, with Prof. Dr. Marina Abramovic, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig
2004 MFA-Degree, with Prof. Dr. Marina Abramovic, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig

Solo Exibition:(Selection)

2002 "Werkschau" Instal./Performance Gallery White Elephant Berlin
2002 "Emotion in Motion" Kissperfor./Instal. Gallery Valeria Belvedere Milano
2004 "Fountain" Install./Performance/Foto Galley Breitengraser, Room for Comtemporary Sculpture
2005 "Orientaci³n-Nezaket Ekici" Performance, Video, Fotoeditions; Goethe Institut Madrid, Spain
2005 "National Anthems" Videoinstallation, Proje 4L Artvarium, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art
2005 "Gözü Kara/ Fearless" Karsi Sanat Calismalari, Istanbul
2006 "Self Deversity" Kasa Gallery, Istanbul
2006 "Double Bind" DNA Gallery Berlin
2007 "Blind" Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
2007 "Life Extreme" U2 Alexanderplatz Berlin

Group Exibition: (Selection)

Exibition: "Il Velo" CeSAC Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio (CN) Italy, 28.10.2007 ¢€" 24.2. 2008
Exibition, "Türkisch Delight", Galerie der Stadt Backnang, 01.12. ¢€" 03.02.2008
Performance, Artfair Arco with DNA Gallery Madrid, 13-18.2.2007
Performance and Workshop, CONTENEDORES_8_octava muestra internacional de arte de acci³n Sevilla 11-23.2.2008
Exibition "Mahrem" Kunsthalle project space Wien, 23.1.- 16.3.2008
Exibition: Manipule, Roxy Etkinlik Platformu, Istanbul 13.2 -5.3. 2008
Exibition, Performance, Workshop Temsilde Huzursuzluk, Siemens Sanat, Istanbul 4.3.- 25.4.2007
Exibition and Performance: "Water_ Please", Kunstverein Ulm 9.3 bis 13. 4 2008
Exibition and Performance: IDea series Fado Performance Inc. Toronto: 17.-31.3.2007

Exibition "Meltem of Istanbul" Proje 4L, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art Istanbul 18.10.2006 - 26.3.2007
Exibition : "Into me out of me" Kunst Werke Berlin, 25.11.2006 - 4.3.2007
Exibition and Performance : "Fashion Accidentally." Museum of Contemporary Arts, Taipei/Taiwan25.5.- 29.7.2007
Exibition : "Nezaket Ekici, Rebecca Horn, Barbara Steinman and Jana Sterbak" Projets 45, Montreal Canada, 1.6.-1.7.2007
Venice Biennale/ Performance: 5th International Festival of Contemporary Dance Body & Eros (Curator Ismael Ivo), The Erotic Body, (IPG )Curated by Marina Abramovic, 52nd Venice Biennale 15-17.6.2007
Exibition ; "Reality Crossings", 2. Foto Festival Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg, 22.9.-21.10.2007
Exibition : "Re-aspora - Locus One" MAMA showroom for media and moving art, Rotterdam 7.10. - 11.11.2007
Exibition and Performance: "RARE ESSENCE" Aeroplastics Contemporary Brüssel, 23.9.-3.11.2007
Exibition : "Mahrem" Santral Istanbul Galerie 1, Istanbul 18.10 ¢€" 21.11.2007
Exibition : "Continuity and Change: Islamic Tradition in Contemporary Art", Williamsburg Art&Histrorical Center Brooklyn NY , 10.11.-2.12.2007
Exibition : "All for Art! Great Private Collections Among Us" Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Canada, 6.12.2007-10.2.2008

Exibition : Blessed are the Merciful Groupexibition, Galerie Feigen, New York
Performance: CONTENEDORES-Action-Art International Festival (Seville-Spain),
Performance: Foi#3 International Performancefestival Singapore and Satu Kali Festival Malaysia,
Performance,festival:Centrifug, Festival of Performance art, Dansstationen, Malmö,
Exibition "Into me, Out of me- "PS1 New York ,
Exibition and Performance : Skulpturale Handlungen, Galerie der Künstler, BBK München
Exibition and Performance: Sinopale, 1 Sinop Biennale, Turkey
Exibition and Performance: "Depicting Action" "Galerie 18th", Performanceseries, Festival, Santa Monica and Goethe Institut Los Angeles,
Exibition and Performance: All for one, One for all, aeroplastics Contemporary, Brüssel

Exibition and Performance: Persistent and Gradual Loss of Self-Control, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 14-20.5.2005
Exibition and Performance: Let Love blossom with IPG, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento 11.6-11.9.2005
Videofestival "MAX5 Show/ Film & Video Festival" at the Foundry, London England
Exibition: "Memento Mori "Atelierhaus Panzerhalle Gro…¸ Glienicke/ Potsdam,
Exibition and Performance: "Orientaci³n" Reina Sofia Museum and Goethe Institut Madrid, Spanien
Performance: IPG, Gallery Illy, New York/ USA


Foundazione Ratti:
"Ilya Kabakov/ Public projects or the spirit of a place" Advanced Course in Visual Arts Publication, Page.297, Edition Charta, Milano 2001
Exh. Cat.
"Marina Abramovic- Student Body" Page.194-2001, Edetion Charta 2003
Exh. Cat.
40 Heures/ 40 Stunden, Une exposition au Couvent La Tourette/ Lyon 30.10-1.11.2003, Page.46-49, Akademie der Künste München, 2004
"Boost in the Shell- The Pursued", De Bond: 21.5-31.7.2005; Culturcentrum Brugge

Scholarships, Grants, Awards: (Selection)

2005 Bursary for Artist in Residencies BM Contemporary Art Center ISTANBUL,
2005 Arbeitsstipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn
2005 Project grant from Goethe Institut Madrid/ Spain
2006 Kunststiftung Baden- Württemberg
2006 Project grant from Goethe Institut Los Angeles/ USA
2007 Bursary for Artist in Residencies, Schlo…¸ Wiepersdorf, for 4 months
2007 U2 Alexanderplatz, NGBK, Art Award