Dr. Esat Işık Cad. No 43 Moda Istanbul
Tel: 0090 216 4491826
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Prof. Dr. Insel Inal
(Born in Avustralia 1969, lives in Istanbul.)
Insel Inal is a graduate of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Faculty, Ceramics Department (1993).
Inal holds degrees in art from Marmara University, MFA 1993 Thesis: Fluxus, PhD 2002 Thesis; “The Relations Between Production and Consumption in Contemporary Turkish Art and the Problems in These Relations”
He organised several projects which included interdisciplinary organisation and panels. He became president of the Interdisciplinary Young Artists Association in 1996.
Inal has joined many solo and group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. His ceramic sculptures has been included in various collections His architectural ceramics and sculpture is represented in private and public collections.
Inal is the Head of Ceramics Department, Kocaeli University Fine Art Faculty and he also teaches "Contemporary Art and Photography" courses in Mimar Sinan University and Istanbul Technical University for undergraduate and graduate programs.
Born in Canberra, Australia, 1969. Lives in İstanbul,
Marmara University, Institute of Fine Arts, PhD, 2001
Marmara University, Institute of Fine Arts, MFA, 1996
Mimar Sinan University, BFA, 1993
Head of Ceramic Department
Kocaeli University Fine Arts Faculty Ceramic Department,
Lecturer in Mimar Sinan Universitesi Department of Photography,
Lecturer in Istanbul Technical University Fine Art Department,
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selected)
2006 – ’Positions’ Article Art Gallery, Beyoğlu, Taksim. Istanbul (semi-personal)
2001 “Host Bodies”, Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, Gallery Keramos, Istanbul
1997 “Balances”, Installation, Maçka Art Gallery, İstanbul
1996 “System”, Installation, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul
1992 “Processes”, Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, Temporary Art Center at the former Prison of Sultanahmet, Istanbul
SELECTED INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
2007 “7848 Km” 6th Korean-Turkey Alteration Exhibition. Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Balmumcu.
2007 – “Mold” Turkey, Holland, America Collective Contemporary Art Exhibition, OldBazaar.
2007- “International Gathering of Artists” Symposium Exhibition. Uchisar, Cappadocia, Nevsehir.
2006 “Fortune Telling” PAP (Performance Art Platform) TelAviv Israel
2005 “İnce Örgü Teknikleri” (Fine Knitting Techniques) Galata Perform Contemporary Exhibition Platform, Galata, İstanbul
2004 “Sleep” Atelier 111, (with Baris Onen MD) Bilgi University, Taksim, Istanbul
1997 “Microorganismal Process” Days of Performance, Historical Minting Office Buildings of the Ottoman Central Bank Sultanahmet, Istanbul
1996 “Untitled Performance” Days of Performance, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul
1994 “Hypnoses” (with Gaye Yazıcıtunç), Istanbul Technical University, Taskisla Building, Istanbul
1993 “Camel” (Group performance with three other artists), From Tünel to Taksim along Istiklal Street, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected)
2007- “Let The Pitchers Fall Into Pieces” Caddebostan Culture and Arts Center, Kadikoy, Istanbul
2007- “Uluslararası Sanatçı Buluşması” Sempozyum sergisi. Uçhisar, Kapadokya, Nevşehir.
2007- “Uluslararası Sanatçı Buluşması” Sempozyum sergisi. Fransız Kültür Merkezi. Taksim.
2007-“International Gathering of Artists” Symposium Exhibition. French Cultural Center, Taksim.
2007- “Turkish Ceramic Art” Tophane-i Amire Building, Tophane. Istanbul
2006- “V.October Parade” Gallery X, Istanbul.
2005- “Summer-Yaz” Bahariye Art Gallery, Kadikoy. Istanbul
2005 - “Barış Sergisi” Nazım Hikmet Kültür Merkezi Bahariye, Kadıköy. Istanbul
2005-“ Exhibition of Peace” Nazım Hikmet Cultural Center, Bahariye, Kadikoy. Istanbul
2005 - “Modern-ist Müze Açılış Sergisi” Büyükada ve Taksim. Istanbul
2005- Exhibition For The Opening of Modern-Ist Museum”] Buyukada and Taksim. Istanbul
2005 “Divine Comedy Ceramic Exhibition” Cekirdek Art Gallery, Beyoglu. Istanbul
2005 - “Ara-lıklar Resim ve Heykel Sergisi” Mor Sanat Galerisi, Bahariye. Istanbul
2005 – , “December Distances Painting and Sculpture Exhibition” Mor Art Gallery, Bahariye Istanbul
2004 – ‘Getting Even’ Ceramic Exhibition, Exhibition design and practice, Gallery X, Istanbul.
2003 – ‘Good, Bad, Ugly’, Exhibition design and practice within 3rd Performance Days, Bilgi University Workshop 111, Istanbul.
2003 – ‘October Parade’ Gallery X, Istanbul.
2003 - ‘06-34 Ceramic Exhibition’ Toyan Art Gallery, Ankara.
2000 Young Turk I Export Revolution, Video Installation 450 Broadway Gallery, Soho, NYC
1999 Back and Forth, Video Installation Kumpanya Theater Building, Istanbul Art Center, Istanbul
1997 Young Artists III TÜYAP, Tepebasi, Istanbul
1996 Young Artists II TÜYAP, Tepebasi, Istanbul
1996 The Other, Antrepo, Istanbul
1996 Art-Schmart, Installation Interdisciplinary Young Artists Association Center, Rumeli Han, Beyoglu, Istanbul
1996 Loss of Meaning, Loss of Words, Non-Communication, Installation
Aynali Pasaj, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
1994 Rejection, Installation Beyoglu, Istanbul
1994 Protest, Sculpture Exhibition, Sabanci; Cultural Center, Izmit
1993 Contemporary Artists Exhibition Painting and Sculpture Museum, Besiktas, Istanbul
1992 Student Exhibition during the International Ceramics Symposium
Osman Hamdi Exhibition Hall, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul
1991 Ismail Hakkı; Oygar Ceramics Exhibition Osman Hamdi Exhibition Hall, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul (Juried)