İnci Eviner

İnci Eviner
Contact Gallery Nev İstanbul


İnci Eviner has a wide, multi-layered field of study where the videos she has prepared based on drawing, performative and collaborative practices are intertwined. She examines how subjectivity is shaped, especially in her works, in which she touches on the functioning of the power and representation policy over the female body. The complex relationships that the artist established between video technologies and painting tradition suggest a different way of perception.

Pattern forms the center of Eviner's work. The artist, who defines the starting point of his work practice as "expressions formed with lines on paper", reflects her own understanding of art in an unlimited visual language ranging from allegory, iconography, illustration and mythologies of art history to contemporary ideograms and pictograms. Eviner creates a unique field of expression on different aspects of women, gender and identity politics within social, political and sociocultural conditions. The artist, who investigates the reflections of the historical, discursive and unconscious processes that we have been influenced from childhood on identity, defines the state of being a woman as a field of unlimited imagination that does not fit into a single image. Starting from his gestures in daily life, Eviner questions the forms of representation deemed appropriate for them and the prohibitions that create these representations.

İnci Eviner (b.1956, Ankara) completed her doctorate at the same university after graduating from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Painting Department. 58. International Venice Biennale in 2019, while Turkey retrospective documenting the extensive production of the artist was held at the Istanbul Modern Museum, located in the Pavilion in 2016. Eviner's solo exhibitions include Drawing Center (New York, 2015); Espace Chatelain (Brussels, 2013), Musée d’Art Paris (Paris, 2011); Whitechapel Gallery (London, 2009), MAC / VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine (France, 2009). Among the group exhibitions and biennials she participated in, the British Museum, (London, 2019-2020), Hayward Gallery / Southbank Center (London, 2018). -2019), Liverpool Biennial (Liverpool, 2018), Q21 Exhibition Space / MuseumsQuartier Wien (Vienna, 2018), Gwangju Biennale (Gwangju, 2018); Municipal Museum of Jena (Jena, 2018) and 13th Istanbul Biennial (Istanbul, 2013). The artist's awards include the Sharjah Art Biennial 13 Award (Sharjah, 2017), and guest artist programs, among which are the Rauschenberg Foundation (Florida, 2017), SAM Art Projects (France, 2010), Leube (Salzburg, 2005). , Deutsche Bank Collection, Center Pompidou Paris, Istanbul Modern, Guggenheim New York and TBA21 Vienna. Eviner, who is also a faculty member at the Design Faculty of Kadir Has University, lives and works in Istanbul.


İnci Eviner

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