the Agency



iz Öztat

born in Istanbul, Turkey, 1981
Lives and works in Istanbul

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Conducted in depth and projected at length, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

2012 ?z, Maçka Sanat Gallery, ?stanbul, Turkey

2008, Read/ Oku, PiST Interdisciplinary Project Space, Istanbul, Turkey

2005, Love It or Leave It, Fischer Gallery, Oberlin, USA

2004, Nothing Disappears Without a Trace, Fischer Gallery, Oberlin, USA

Group Exhibitions


Once there was a Countr, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Germany
Saltwater: A Theory of Thought Forms, 14th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey
two mouthsful of silence, Balkan Artist Guild, London, UK
Rendez-vous 13, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
Reunion, Sak?p Sabanc? Museum, ?stanbul, Turkey

20XX: Relics, Co-Pilot, ?stanbul, Turkey
Floating Volumes 4 – Layering DiverCity, Künstlerhaus FRISE, Hamburg, Germany
This secret world that exists right there in public, Rampa ?stanbul, Turkey
Trocadero, Nesrin Esirtgen Collection, ?stanbul, Turkey

Rendez-vous 13, Institut d’art Contemporain, Lyon, France
Suspended Song, Co-Pilot, ?stanbul, Turkey
Unrest of Form/ Imagining the Political Subject, Wiener Festwochen, Secession, Vienna, Austria
ENACT, Cleveland Performance Festival, USA
Here Together Now, Matadero Madrid, Spain

Underconstruction, Apartment Project Berlin, Berlin, German

Second Exhibition, Arter, ?stanbul, Turkey
Floating Volumes, Frise, Hamburg, Germany
Public Idea, 5533, ?stanbul, Turkey
Relief Valve,  George Jones Memorial Farm, USA
Afi?e, Y?ld?z Teknik Üniversitesi Yüksel Sabanc? Galerisi, ?stanbul
Nearfar, The Reaction Interstice, Hacettepe Konservatuar, Ankara
Counting Thoughts, The Running Horse Gallery, Beirut, Lebonan

A Matter of Height and Depth, Gender Trouble. Platforms, Art and Cultural Studies Laboratory, Yerevan, Armen


2009- ongoing, Y?ld?z Technical University, PhD in Art Practice and Theory
2006-2008, MA, Sabanci University, Faculty of Arts and Communication Design, Istanbul, Turkey
2000-2005, BA, Oberlin College, Visual Arts, Ohio, United States