Kezban Arca Batıbeki

About

Born in Istanbul. Batibeki graduated from The Fine Arts Faculty of İstanbul  Marmara University's Graphic Arts Department. In the beginning she worked for  the art and women magazines in Turkey as an illustrator, designed book covers,  children books, movie and theatre posters. She created an animation film for  Swedish State TV and worked as an Art Director and photographer on the films  production. 

 1983 she relocated to Oxford and London to focus on her  painting. She featured in plenty of Solo exhibitions and participated in numerous  Turkish and International group shows. She has been widely regarded as one of  the most insightful artists concerned with Women in Pop Culture involved in the  Contemporary Art Scene in Turkey. She works on paintings, photographs,  installations and short films about women. She also writes about Art for the  newspaper and magazines.  

 She has twice been presented with the Grand Prize at the  Esbank Awards. She lives and works in Istanbul. 

Chosen Latest Solo Exhibitions : 

2010 / “Pulp Fiction” / Passage Petits-Champs 1 with Galerist Collaboration /  Istanbul -Türkey 

2011 / “Pulp Fiction-The Sequel” / Leila Heller Gallery - LTMH Gallery / New York - USA 2012 - 2013 / “He Loves me… She Loves me not!...” / Anima Gallery  Collaboration with Leila Heller Gallery / Doha – Qatar 

2014 / “Nest” / Leila Heller Gallery / New York - USA 

2014 / “Dolls” / ALANIstanbul / Istanbul – Turkey 

2014 / A Room Without a View / İstanbul74 / İstanbul – Turkey 2019 / Unpromised Lands” / Pilevneli Mecidiyekoy / Istanbul -Turkey 

Chosen Mixed Exhibitions : 

2008 / Baku Biennial / Baku – Azerbaijan 

2008 / "Truths and Mirages" Video Art Exhibition / Sofya – Bulgaria 2010 / “Istanbul Cool” / LTMH Gallery / New York – USA 

2010 / Mardin Biennial / Mardin - Turkey 

2010 / “Openly” / International Woman Artists Video Exhibition / Sanat Limanı  Antrepo 5 / Istanbul - Turkey 

2011 / “Reality and Dreams””/ Istanbul Modern / Istanbul 

2012 / “Contemporary Middle Eastern Art” / The Deborah Colton Gallery  Collaboration with Leila Heller Gallery / Houston – USA 

2013 / “Sublime Porte” / St. John’s University Collaboration with Leila Heller  Gallery / New York – USA 

2018 / “Find Me” / Aksanat / Istanbul -Turkey 

2018 / “Leaden Circles Dissolved In The Air” /Elgiz Museum / Istanbul –Turkey

 

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