Canan Şenol

Style of Art : Artist / painter, photographer, installation and video artist
Branch of Art : Painting, photography, installation art, video art
Art Profile :

Canan Şenol was born in Istanbul in 1970. She graduated from the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Marmara University. She continued her study in the Painting Department in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Marmara University and graduated in 1998. In 2006, she studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Şenol has had solo exhibitions at Rahmi M Koç Museum (Istanbul); Tabela (Istanbul); Laden No:5 (Germany); KBH Kunsthal (Copenhagen) and Festival De Rode Loper (Amsterdam). Her works have been included in group exhibitions at Passage de Retz (Paris); Centrum Beeldende Kunst (Utrecht); Istanbul Technical University; Gallery 291 (London); Gian Carla Zanutti Gallery (Milan); Istanbul Bilgi University; Proje 4L (Istanbul); Parc de la Villette (Paris); Skironio Centrum Kiffissia (Athens); Gallery Berkelkraftwerk (Vreden); Emser Salon (Germany); Apartment Project (Istanbul); Maribor Art Gallery (Slovenia) and Radikal Art (Istanbul). Şenol was also invited to participate in the Biennial de Valencia in Spain in 2001, and the Istanbul Biennial in 2005 and 2009.

1999, Painting Competition of Esbank Yunus Emre, Special Award of Jury, DKM, Istanbul
2003, Residency at the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral
2004, Residency at the Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen
2006, Residency at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Solo Exhibitions:
1997, "Dreams, Faces, Plotters", Rahmi Koç Museum, Istanbul (curated by Beral Madra)
1997, "Light up a Candle for the Light!" Performance, Istanbul
2000, "Finally you are in me", Tabela, Istanbul
2003, "Es war einmal", Laden No: 5 Bad Ems, Germany
2005, "Behind the Curtains", 9th International Istanbul Biennial Parallel Project, Istanbul
2006, "Behind the Curtains”, Festival De Rode Loper, Amsterdam
2006, "Eyes cannot cognize", KBH Kunstall, Copenhagen
2007, "Hicap", Performance, Platform Art Center, Istanbul
2007, "Bahname", Masa Project, Istanbul
2007, "Without Head" Performance, MacArt Gallery, Istanbul

Selected group exhibitions:
2000, "Young Art 3" Ankara (curator: Vasıf Kortun)
2000, "Resistance ", Istanbul Technical University (curator: Beral Madra)
2001, "The Passions", 1st Valancia Biennial
2002, "VideoRom 4,0", Italy (curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio)
2002, "VideoRom 2,0", Gallery Milan (curated by Cristiana Perralla and Giancarla Zanutti)
2002, "Video-Pool", Contemporary Art Exposition, Istanbul (curated by Beral Madra)
2003, "I’m too sad to kill you", Proje 4L, Istanbul
2003, "Good, Bad, Ugly", Bilgi University, Istanbul
2003, "Bad Emser Medienkunsttage", Bad Ems, Germany
2003, "Art bytes", Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany
2003, "Short & Sharp", London Gallery 291 (curated by Gulşen Bal)
2004, "Metamorphosis", Darphane, Istanbul
2004, "K-ein Weg", Gallery Berkelkraftwerk Vreden, Germany
2004, "38. Paralel, Horizon", Skironio Centrum Kiffissia, Athens
2004, "Muslims in Cairo, Teheran, Istanbul, Paris, Dakar", Parc de la Villette, Paris
2005, "Free Kick", Istanbul 9th International Istanbul Biennial Hospitally Zone, Istanbul
2005, "Time_Mystery, art from Turkey and Korea”, Cankaya Municipality Contemporary art Center, Ankara
2005, "Werke der Stipendiaten in Privatbesitz", Emser Salon, Germany
2006, "Home and Away", Maribor Art Gallery, Slovenia
2006, "All about lies", Apartment Project, Istanbul
2007, "Here, There, Abroad" Ifa Gallery Stuttgart, Germany
2007, "Global Feminisms", Davis Museum  and Cultural Center, Wellesley
2007, "Be a realist, demand the impossible”, Karşı Sanat, Istanbul
2007, "IFCA 13th international Festival of Computer arts”, Maribor
2007, "Global Feminisms", Brooklyn Museum, New York
2007, "Never From the Back but Face to Face", Radical Art, Istanbul
2008, "Contemporary Istanbul ′08", Istanbul
2012, "Journeys: Wanderings Through Contemporary Turkey", Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris


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City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English
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