SERVET KOÇYIĞIT

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SERVET KOÇYIĞIT was born in Kaman (Turkey) in 1971. Lives and works in Amsterdam (Netherlands).


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2015
  • This Is My Island, Rampa, Istanbul, Turkey
2014
  • Truth Serum, Officine dell'Immagine, Milan
2012
  • Love and Other Matters, Rampa, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
  • Under The Counter, Outlet, Istanbul, Turkey
2008
  • Good Things Are Much Better In Pairs, Givon, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1000 Penguins, Theater Festival Utrecht, The Netherlands
2005
  • Servet Koçyiğit, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2004
  • Inside Out, #3 GALLERY SAFE – Art, Dalfsen, The Netherlands
2002
  • Chasing Dragons, Prefab 4, ARTIS Den Bosch, The Netherlands
  • My Pretty Sugar Sailor, (Duo with Anthea Bush), HEDAH Modern Art Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2001
  • Poetic Accident, NEDERLANDS FOTO INSTITUUT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1999
  • Servet Koçyigit, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2016
  • A Place of Non-Place, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam / The Netherlands
  • This Yearning is Ours, TORUN Center of Contemporary Art, Torun / Poland
  • Wire(less) Connections, Weinstein Gallery, Ruth Youth Wing, Israel Museum, Jerusalem / Israel
  • Replaced, Rampa, Istanbul, Turkey
2015
  • By a Hair!, Centrum Kultury ZAMEK Poznan / Poland
  • Artists in their Time, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
  • Video Screening Program: Illusion, Rampa, Istanbul, Turkey
2014
  • Plurivocality, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Memory Machine: In Search of Lost Time, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013
  • Les Choses De Ce Côté Du Monde, MuCEM: Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France
2012
  • Lianzhou Photo Festival 2012, curated by François Cheval, Lianzhou, China
  • Learning for Life, curated by Tone Hansen, HOK, Oslo, Norway
  • Terra Mediterranea-In Crisis, curated by Yiannis Toumazis, Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Cyprus
  • No. 1, Nesrin Esirtgen Collection, İstanbul, Turkey
2011
  • Zwolf im Zwolften, curated by René Block and Ece Pazarbasi,TANAS, Berlin, Germany
  • Recent History of daily utopias video Screening, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
2010
  • Starter, curated by René Block, ARTER Space For Art, Istanbul-Turkey
  • Not easy to save the world in 90 days, curated by René Block 44 MØEN, Askeby Denmark
  • Silent Partner, LOOP#2010 Video Festival, Barcelona, Spain
  • Videographies 21, Festival Des Images Experimentales, Liége, Belgium
2009
  • Istanbul traversée, curated by Caroline Naphegyi, PALAIS DES BEAUX ARTS DE LILLE, France
  • Not easy to save the world in 90 days, curated by René Blok, TANAS, Berlin, Germany
  • Tamam, APOLLONIA, European art exchanges, Strasbourg, France
  • RIOT//REVOLT, Video screening, CENTER POMPIDOU, Paris, France
  • Darbe/Coup, OUTLET, ISTANBUL, Turkey
  • Small distortions in the order, 28th ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL, video screening, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 20th ANKARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Video screening, Ankara, Turkey
2008
  • Biennale Cuvée, 08 World selection of contemporary art, OK-CENTRUM, Linz, Austria
  • Field Work, curated by Hilde Bruijn, SMART PROJECT SPACE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • KAAP, curated by Mark Kremer, Fort Ruigenhoek Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • I refuse to become what you call normal, OUTLET-ISTANBUL, Turkey
  • 700is, ALSAGAR Arts Centre, Manchester, UK
  • 700is, ASU Media Art Centre, Arizona, USA
  • 700is, Experimental film and video festival Egilsstadir, Iceland
  • Little Room Downstairs, WG-Punt Exhibition Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007
  • Boys Craft, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman, HAIFA MUSEUM OF ART, Haifa, Israel
  • The Stability of Truth, curated by Una Henry, SMART PROJECT SPACE, Amsterdam
  • Crossings, a Contemporary View, The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Cyprus
  • Nobody’s Story, slashseconds.org , Issue/05 Leeds University, UK
  • Crossings, a Contemporary View, Pôle Cathédrale, Amiens, France
2006
  • How We Live Together, curated by Rosa Martinez, 27th SAO PAULO BIENNIAL, Brazil
  • Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, The ISRAEL MUSEUM, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Fata Morgana, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman, HAIFA MUSEUM OF ART, Haifa, Israel
  • De Kleine Biennale, curated by Mark Kremer, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Uberhaupt-What Dutch, GUTLEUT 15, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Summerise, GIVON ART GALLERY, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Voices Of Silence, HERZLIYA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Israel
  • Crossings, a Contemporary View, Fort Saint Angelo, Birgu, Malta
2005
  • 9th INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL BIENNIAL, curated by Vasif Kortun / Charles Esche, Turkey
  • Film Lounge, MuHKA-media Antwerpen, Belgium
  • Cinema Continu, Langhous & De Stad Als Theater Festival Zwolle Den Haag, The Netherlands
2004
  • Inside Out, #3 GALLERY SAFE – Art, Dalfsen, The Netherlands
2003
  • Non-Members Only, ARTI ET AMICITIAE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Film Lounge, Interactive Exhibition in 7 Film Theaters in The Netherlands
  • Short & Sharp, 291 GALLERY, London, England
2002
  • Look Again, curated by Vasif Kortun, Proje 4L, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Turkey
  • My Pretty Sugar Sailor, HEDAH Modern Art Center Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Terloops, ART WALK AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands
  • 10 Künstler Geisterbahn, JPR Gallerie Koln, Germany
  • Cinema Sculpture, Provincieplein Den Haag, The Netherlands
  • Film screening, Street theater festival, Delft, The Netherlands
  • Film Lounge, NEDERLANDS FOTO INSTITUUT Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Blue Print / Blauw Druk, Site specific video installation Delft, The Netherlands
2001
  • Unlimited. NL#4, curated by Vasif Kortun, De APPEL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Miss Germany, PROJECT ATELIER Leiden, The Netherlands
2000
  • WILHELM LEHMBRUCK MUSEUM, Duisburg, Germany
1999
  • Modern communications, Essen post office, Germany
1996
  • Secretly Watching The Tigers, WESTERGASFABRIEK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1995
  • A circle of light, Netherlands Foto Museum, Sittard, The Netherlands

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


  • Istanbul Modern Museum, Istanbul
  • Dordrechts Museum, Holland
  • Monsoon Art Collection, London
  • Israel Museum Of Art, Jerusalem
  • Vehbi Koç Foundation, Istanbul

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