Fahrettin Ă–renli

Style of Art : Artist / installation and video artist
Branch of Art : Photography, poetry, drawing, painting, video and installation
Art Profile :

Fahrettin Örenli was born in Pertek in 1969. He studied at Gerrit Rietveld Academie between 1994 and 1998. He continued his study at the Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten between 2000 and 2001. He had residences in several places such as Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center in Istanbul (2006/2007), European Art Center, Xiamen City in China (2004/2005) and the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York. In Amsterdam, Örenli was awarded Royal Painting Prize (2000) and the ABN AMRO Art Prize (2004). Currently, Örenli lives and works in Amsterdam and Istanbul.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2003, a presentation at Loerakker Gallery, Amsterdam
2004, “A Tourist in Life”, ABN-AMRO Art Prize, Amsterdam
2007, “Parallel projects”, Platform Garanti
2007, “CAC”, 10th Istanbul Biennial
2007, “MUDMAN”, Dubbelbee Gallery, Amsterdam
2010, “Contemporary Exuses”, Take Out Drawing, Seoul

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2005, “This May Be What Parallel Play Looks Like”, Sculpture Center, New York
2005, “Film Lounge”  MuHKA Media Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp
2005, “From/To Europe”, Shedhalle, Zurich and Illusions of memory made china, The Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen
2007, Parallel Project 10th Istanbul Biennial, Platform Garanti C.A.C., Istanbul
2007, Letter from Arcadia, Central Museum, Utrecht
2008, Brussels Biennial 1, Extra City, Belgium
2007, the Shadows of Dust III, Nada video screening, Art In General, New York
2009, SMART Project Space, by November Paynter, Amsterdam
2010, “Conspiracy Wall > ANARTIST”, Al Riwaq Art Space

Reference: smartprojectspace.net, platformgarantilinks.blogspot.com, universes-in-universe.org, karsi.com, yangahham.com, paleisamsterdam.nl,
Unleashed Contemporary Art from Turkey, (ed. Hossein Amirsadeghi, London: TransGlobe Publishing, 2010), p. 224-225.

Web Site : www.fahrettinorenli.com
Email : fahrettinorenli@gmail.com
City : Amsterdam
Country : Turkey / Holland
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English / Dutch
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