Yasemin Özcan

Yasemin Özcan (b. 1974, Istanbul) is an artist based in Istanbul. Özcan graduated from the Ceramic and Glass Design Department at Mimar Sinan University in 1997. She uses a wide range of media, including photography, video, sound, and printed materials, and explores identity, gender, esoterism, and psychology in her works.

Previous exhibitions include; Kiev, Moscow and Beyond – 20 years of springerin, DEPO, Istanbul (2015), A Century of Centuries, SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul (2015), Kümeler ve Kristaller: Sıfır Noktasında Gözlem, 5th Sinop Biennial, Sinop (2014), “this secret world that exists right there in public”, Rampa, Istanbul (2014), “Carte Blanche to Nil Yalter”, Galerist, Istanbul (2014), “Artists Pick Artists”, .artSümer, Istanbul (2014), “What is it that you are worried about?”, RODEO, Istanbul (2014), “Giving Form to the Impatience of Liberty”, WKV Stuttgart (2013), “Unrest of Form/Imagining the Political Subject”, Secession Vienna (2013), Project Biennial D-0 ARK Underground, Sarajevo (2013), “Turkish Art New and Superb”, Tanas, Berlin (2012), “Second Exhibition”, ARTER, Istanbul (2010), “I am not there”, CCS Bard, New York (2010), “save as”, Triennale Bovisa, Milan (2008), “transfer”, Ludwig Forum Museum, Aachen (2007).

Özcan was a resident artist at Cite des Arts in 2012 and has participated in artist exchange programs at Can Xalant Center for Contemporary Art (2009) and Transfer (2006).