Erinç Seymen (İstanbul, 1980) graduated from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Painting Department in 2006 and received his MA from Yıldız Teknik University Art and Design Faculty, with a thesis about Bob Flanagan. He participated in conferences and his articles have been published in various magazines on topics such as militarism, nationalism and gender issues. Since 2002, he has participated in several solo and group exhibitions in İstanbul, Ankara, Berlin, Vienna, Paris, London, Helsinki, Eindhoven and Lisbon.
Some of his solo exhibitions are Homo Fragilis (Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul, 2017), Go Back To The Very Beginning (Galata Greek Primary School, Istanbul, 2017); The Seed and The Bullet (Rampa, Istanbul, 2012), Persuasion Room (Galerist, Istanbul, 2009), Man Jam curated by Aura Seikkula (Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, 2007); Selected group exhibitions he participated in are: Locus Solus (Arter, İstanbul, 2021), The Child Within Me: A Selection from the Ömer Koç Collection (Abdülmecid Efendi Köşkü, Istanbul, 2019), A Day at Hotel (Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul, 2018), Appropriation? Case? (Yakı Kredi Kültür Sanat, İstanbul, 2018), ğ – the soft g curated by Emre Busse and Aykan Safoğlu (Schwules Museum, Berlin, 2017), OHNE (Mekan68 Vienna, 2016), Every Inclusion is an Exclusion of Other Possibilities II (SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul, 2015), VIVO with Ahmet Dogu Ipek, Kerem Ozan Bayraktar (Kasa Gallery Sabanci University, İstanbul, 2015), Plurivocality, Visual Arts and Music in Turkey (Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, 2014), Between The Lines, All Visual Arts (London, 2013), Panorama. Landscapes 2013-1969 (Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City 2013), Berliner Herbstsalon (Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, 2013), Moods: A Generation that Goes off the Rails (Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 2010), İstanbul, traversée (Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, Lille, 2009), I Myself am War! (Open Space, Vienna, 2008), An Atlas of Events (Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 2007); Along the Gates of Urban (K&S Galerie, Berlin, 2004).
Erinç Seymen lives and works in Istanbul.
- From the top, on repeat
- A Day at Hotel
- Homo Fragilis