Hasan Özgür Top
1987, Antalya
Lives and works in Arnhem, Amsterdam, İstanbul, Antalya

. . . . -2018     MA, Dutch Art Institute, ArtEz University of Arts, Arnhem
. . . . -2015     MFA, Marmara University, Institute of Fine Arts, Painting, Istanbul
2014-2008     BA, Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting, Istanbul

SOLO EXHIBITION:
2018       The Atelier, Protocinema at Proyecto AMIL, Lima

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2017       The Multiplier Effect, Mixer, Istanbul
2016       Replaced, Rampa, Istanbul
               If you can’t go through the door, go through the window, Alt Art Space, Istanbul
2015       The Ways We Stand By, 5533, Istanbul
               YFD VI, Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul
2014       Borders Orbits 15-16, Siemens Sanat, Depo, Istanbul
               Hazy, Kare Art Gallery, Istanbul
2013       Connecting the Dots: Workshops, Pera Museum, Istanbul
2012       Prescription, Karşı, Istanbul
2011       Even My Mum Can Make a Book, Manzara Perspectives, Istanbul

SCREENINGS:
2018       Where the Sun Rises, Protocinema at Swiss Institute, New York
               The Atelier, Protocinema at DEPO, Istanbul
2012       That’s How We Do It In Istanbul, B15 Occupato, Rome
               Counter Manipulation, NO-TAV Camp,Turin
2010       Two Shadows of ‘The Public’: Screen and Space, Lothringer13, Munich
               Two Shadows of ‘The Public’: Screen and Space, DEPO, Istanbul

INTERVIEWS:
2018       Protocinema at Peru, Istanbul Art News
               What Makes a Flag Real, Barahunda, Inez Piso
2017       Indicators, Images and Aesthetics of Political Affairs, Plato Sanat, Dilara Altuğ
               Huo Is Asking, Art Unlimited, Huo Rf
               Is There Life After the Archive?, Gazete Duvar, Kültigin Kağan Akbulut
2016       Nothing Will Be The Same, Istanbul Art News, Şebnem Kırmacı
               “I don’t care about making political art”, Trendsetter Istanbul, Naz Cuguoğlu

WRITINGS & PUBLICATIONS:
2018       The Art of Survival, The Economist
2017       In-Between Worlds, Kurdish Contemporary Artists, Imago Mundi
               The Battle of Oranges, Gazete Duvar, Hasan Özgür Top
               Thinking About After The Islamic State, Gazete Duvar, Hasan Özgür Top
               “Hasan Özgür Top”, Sanat Dünyamız, Kültigin Kağan Akbulut
               Terror, War, Un-War…, I-Team, Zeynep&Marina
2016       Portfolio: Hasan Özgür Top, Istanbul Art News, Mari Spirito
               Shades Of The Same, Near East Magazine #4, Nicole O’Rourke
               Istanbul Codex, Contemporary Artsits from Turkey, Imago Mundi
               Artists from Turkey Navigate History, Memory, and Authorship, Hyperallergic, Nicole O’Rourke
2014       Graphic protests inspire laughter and hope, Eye Magazine
2013       #OccupyGezi: The art of the Turkish protests, CreativeReview
               We Are Pissing Off Fathers, Çağla Özbek, 5Harfliler
               Fathers Will Piss Off!, Posta
2012       New Media And…, Deniz Yengin, Anahtar Kitaplar, ISBN: 9789758612680
               Collage-Photomontage In The Contemporary Art, Cemil Ergün, Art-Design Magazine
               Political View and Critics In Contemporary Art at Turkey After 1990, Osman Odabaş

WORKSHOPS:
2016       City Link Festival, Copenhagen
               Amateur Archiving, SALT Galata, Istanbul
2015       Thinking Emotional, 14th Istanbul Biennial, Cezayir, Istanbul
2013       Connecting the Dots: Workshops, Marmara University, Istanbul

TALKS:
2018       Symbol as Commodity Form, With Ezgi Akyol, Protocinema at DEPO, Istanbul
               Artist Talk: Hasan Özgür Top, Protocinema at Proyecto AMIL, Lima
2017       Live Broadcast: What Remains of ISIS?, Medyascope TV, Istanbul
2016       Video Games and War Images, 5533, Istanbul
               Live Broadcast: Propaganda Videos Which Including Violence From Past To Today, Medyascope TV, Istanbul
               Resistance in Contemporary Art Practices, Creative Çukurcuma, Atölye İstanbul, Istanbul
               From a Distance: An Ethics of Image Construction, Alt, Istanbul

PROJECTS:
2016       After The Archive?, Initiative, Istanbul
2010       Temaşa, Book, Istanbul