VOLKAN DIYAROGLU
 
Born in 1982
Istanbul, Turkey
Currently lives and works in Valencia, Spain
 
Artwork
<b>Garden of Forgetfulness</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>156 x 150 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>I am Dead, I  Lost My Memory Stick</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>270 x 222 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Formatracy</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>270 x 206 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Be Happy or Die</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>266 x 238 cm<br/>2013<br/>
<b>Your Bloody, My Memory</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>156 x 153 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Your Memory, My Blood</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>150 x 158 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Duckrabbit As Cosmos</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>174 x 156 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Memory and Blood</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>156 x 147 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Blood</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>153 x 150 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>My Look, Your Regard</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>160 x 145 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Beautiful Amnesia</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>156 x 152 cm<br/>2014<br/>
<b>Another Happy End</b><br/>mixed media on canvas<br/><br/>156 x 152 cm<br/>2014<br/>
EDUCATION
Faculty of Fine Arts, Mimar Sinan University
San Carlos Faculty of Fine Arts, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
 
Scholarships And Residencies
1996-2002    
Tekfen Holding Scholarship, Turkey
2002-2003   
Promoe, fine arts Faculty of UPV San Carlos, Valencia, Spain
2003-2004   
Promoe, fine arts Faculty of UPV San Carlos, Valencia, Spain
2006-2007   
Residence Abbaye de Maubuisson, Val-d’Oise, France
2007-2008   
Residence in Cite International des Arts, Paris, France
2008            
Scholarship, The National Museum of George Enescu, “Transfer Project”, Tescani, Romania
2009            
Residence in Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal
 
Solo Exhibitions
2014
I exhibit, therefore I die, Hi Projects, Belgium
Memory and Blood, Element Art Space, Singapore
2013
Cutfingerism, Karsi Sanat Calismalari, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
Contemporary Istanbul 2010 Art Fair, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey
Hoy Algo Mal Pasa En El Acuario, Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal
Wormholes in AR / Contemporary Gallery, Milano, Italy
2009
Seeking The Paradises, Galeris Celal, (the project of cultural season of Turkey in France), Paris, France
Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal
2008:
CEET Fondation, Madrid, Spain
Never_Intim, Arsloca, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
2007
Mi Vertigo, Galeria Edgar Neville, Valencia, Spain 
Zigzag, EROA, Cergy, France
Delik, Forja Arte Contemporaneo, curator Toni Calderón, la sala naranja organisation, Valencia, Spain 
Decalages, Abbaye de Maubuisson, Val-d’oise, France (TRAM Paris/Ile-de-France Project 2007 “Hospitalités”)
2006
For the myopics, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey
2004
Post karaoke is higienic, La Sala Naranja, (In three exhibition rooms  (a,b and c), Valencia, Spain
2003
Kitsch International Artediverso “introduction of post karaoke for the adults”, Valencia, Spain
VIII Istanbul Biennial official paralel event, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey
2002
Fine arts faculty of mimar sinan university Istanbul, Turkey
 
 
Group Exhibitions
2014
I Wish I had a River , Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, Belgium
2013
Connection, Bozlu Art Project, Istanbul, Turkey
Sustratos, IVAM Museum, Valencia, Spain
Pluralistic, ironic, poetic, PAPKO Art Collection / Oner Kocabeyoglu, The Sofa Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey
Alienation / Estrangement, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
Gabinete de Hygiene, Espacio V, Valencia, Spain
2012
Contemporary Istanbul 2012, Istanbul, Turkey
MIMAA_Muestra Internacional de Musica y Audiovisuales Avanzados, La Rambleta, Valencia, Spain
Kreuz-Kassel Zwei, Kreuzberg Pavillon, 100 days in Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Artbosphorus 2012 Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey
2011
21st International Istanbul Art Fair, Artist 2011, Istanbul, Turkey
1st Istanbul Summer Exhibition, Antrepo 5, Istanbul, Turkey
Contemporary Turkish Art Auction, SOTHEBY’S, London, UK
2010
7 billionth person project, The Parachute Factory Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy
The Power of the Dynamism, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey
2009
Contemporary and Modern Works, Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy
XV International Biennial of Cerveira, Portugal
Horaley, Mtaar – G.A.F. , Istanbul, Turkey
Caos vs. Ordine, Ar / Contemporary Gallery, Milan, Italy
In search of lost reality : nevgeneration, Galeri Nev, Ankara, Turkey
Transfer, Sub-Carturesti Art Gallery, George Enescu National Museum Project_, Bucarest, Romania
Al Bastakiya Art Fair, SAATCHI GALLERY, Dubai, Emirates
Beautiful Freak, FORJA ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Valencia, Spain
Doga-Ask-Su, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey
Contemporary 1-2009, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey
2008
XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize Exhibition, Centro cultural de la Asuncion, Albacete, Spain
Slick Paris 2008 Art Fair, with the Focus Gallery Dubai, Paris, France 
XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize Exhibition, IVAM, Valencia, Spain 
2006
Desafios in Kanazawa Modern Art Museum, Kazanawa Citizen’s Art Center, Kanazawa, Japan
Artistanbul 2006 International Contemporary Art Fair of Istanbul, Galeri Binyil, Istanbul, Turkey
Generacion Vulture, Vulture Magazine organization, Feria de Julio, Valencia, Spain
Art in evolution, Espacio Carmen, Antiguo convento Mosén Sorell”, Valencia, Spain
O eres tu john wayne o lo soy yo, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain
2005
Observatori 2005 - VI International artistic investigation festival of Valencia in the museum of Principe Felipe, Ciudad de las artes y ciencias (Sala Arqueria, permanent exhibition)
international fine arts congress in Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
post patetic, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain
2004
En el margen de Turia Riba-roja art festival, Valencia, Spain
2003
Fons d’art of UPV, Valencia, Spain
2002
Fine arts faculty of mimar sinan University Istanbul, Turkey
2001
Istanbul State Gallery (Istanbul Devlet Guzel sanatlar Galerisi “atolye 4” Istanbul, Turkey
2000
Museum of fine arts of istanbul “ipek-ahmet merey resim yarismasi” Istanbul, Turkey

Awards
2008    
XXXV Bancaja Painting, Sculpture, Digital Art Prize, Spain
“Next Star Artist Competition”, Finalist, Australia

Collections
Coca-Cola Foundation
Bancaja Foundation, Spain
Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Turkey
Enka Collection, Turkey
National Museum of George Enescu, Romania
PAPKO Art Collection/ Oner Kocabeoglu, Turkey