BIOGRAPHY

Concentrated on artistic practice in the final years of his Economy education at the University of Essex. After a multidisciplinary program at the Parsons Paris School of Art in 2012-2016, he received contemporary oriented education at the Zurich School of Arts. He creates fields of research using information processing and structures, with the purpose of questioning the human being’s relation to the universal system, logic and political mechanisms. His work has been exhibited in London, Paris, New York, Istanbul, Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Milan.


EXHIBITIONS  + PERFORMANCES

Mozilla Hubs / Citizen.bot
2021 JUN / Online 3D Platform / A Nice Day exhibition organized by Hypercortex & Xtopia

Web Biennial Apeiron / Citizen.bot
2020 MAY / Web Platform / Biennial organized by Genco Gülan

Sónar Festival / Chain_Block.equation
2020 MAR / Istanbul TR / Sonar +D exhibition organized by Zorlu PSM

Anna Laudel Gallery
 / Warning.transmisson
2019 SEP - OCT / Istanbul TR / Intergalactic exhibition curated by İpek Yeğinsü 

Gallery BU / G5.complexity_theory
2019 MAY / Istanbul TR / Things of Now exhibition curated by Başak Kızılçiçek & Ezgi Özer

Sıraselviler 35 / Über_Alles.ff0000 & System.dna
2019 APR / Istanbul TR /Border_less Art Book Days organized by Border_less

Adahan Art Space / System.dna
2018 MAY / Istanbul TR / M
.E.T.A. exhibition organized by İKÜ

Bilsart / Über_Alles.ff0000
2018 APR / Istanbul TR / Crossed Destinies exhibition curated by İpek Yeğinsü 

Macao Milano / Artificial.constitutional_rights
2017 DEC / Milan IT / Confusion exhibition curated by Kopuntu Network


Zorlu PSM / Chain_Block.equation
2017 NOV-DEC / Istanbul TR / Across the Line exhibition organized by Digi.Logue & British Council

Mixer Gallery / Artificial.constitutional_rights
2017 SEP - OCT / Istanbul TR / O+oma+A Exhibition organized by Bang & Mixer

42 Maslak Art Space / G20.complexity_theory
2017 MAY - JUN / Istanbul TR / Bang Prix exhibition organized by ArtBizTech

Mixer Gallery / Chain_Block.equation
2017 JAN - MAR / Istanbul TR / Observed Truths exhibition curated by Selin Turam

Mixer Gallery / System.dna
2016 JUL / Istanbul TR / Sessions exhibition curated by Selin Turam

Mamut Art Project / Generated.binary & Software.labels
2016 APR / Istanbul TR / MAP16 curated by Seren & Kohen, Tuba Kocakaya

Haus der Elektronischen Künste / Isolation.manifestations
2015 MAR - APR - MAY / Basel & Zürich & Geneva CH / Act Festival organized by ACT & HEK

Pinelo Gallery / Software.labels
2015 APR / Istanbul TR / I'm Here Project II curated by the artists

Haliç Shipyard / Generated.binary
2014 JUL / Istanbul TR / I'm Here Project I curated by the artists

SVA Art Space / Absence.documentation 
2014 SEP / New York US / Interactions exhibition curated by Abby Robinson

PCA Exhibition Space / Generated.binary
2013 JUL / Paris FR / Codes exhibition curated by Andres Brünglinghaus

Blue Period Gallery / Self.titled
2013 NOV / London UK / Camden exhibition curated by Blue Period


TALKS + SEMINARS

Transdisciplinary Arts & Post-Media at CoBac WorkSpace
2022 JUN / Moderator: İpek Yeğinsü

Artist Talk at Live
2020 MAY / Program Host: İpek Yeğinsü

Young Names of Art at MS Cultural Center
2020 JAN / Organization: Ataşehir Municipality / Moderator: Kültigin K. Akbulut

Human Consciousness and State of Knowledge at Anna Laudel Gallery
2019 SEP / Exhibition: Intergalactic

Artist Talk at Bilsart Art Space
2018 APR / Exhibition: "Über_Alles.ff0000"

Post Media and Beyond at Marmara University - Faculty of Fine Arts
2018 MAR / Organization: Konuşmalar / Moderator: Ipek Yeğinsü

Post Media and Beyond at Öney Architecture - ChatLab I
2018 MAR / Organization: Mim Art Project / Moderator: Ipek Yeğinsü

Art and Innovation to Istanbul Modern - Genç Modern
2018 JAN / Organization: ArtBizTech

Radio Program at Sanat Hayat - Açık Radio, Sessions
2017 SEP / Program Host: Aslı Kırbaş


INTERVIEWS  + PUBLICATIONS

06.2020-14 /  Magazine
2020 JUN / Project Manager: Sergen Şehitoğlu

War is Health of the State / Artfullliving
2019 DEC / Interviewer: Hıdır Eligüzel

Knowledge & Art: Özcan Saraç /  Sanat Dünyamız
2018 MAY - JUN / Interviewer: Kültigin K. Akbulut

Who Will Determine the Future of Art? / Istanbul Art News
2018 APR / Interviewer: Cansu Şimşek

Does Human Existence Make Sense? : Özcan Saraç / Digi.Logue Online
2017 SEP / Interviewer: Duygu Bengi

Artists to Watch /  Timeout Mag
2017 AUG / Writer: Kültigin K. Akbulut

Art News / TV Programme - TRT World
2017 MAR / Program: TRT Art & Media

New Works of Artists / Gazete Duvar
2017 JAN / Writer: Kültigin K. Akbulut

Özcan Saraç /  Mixer Arts Mag - Issue 16 
2016 SEP - OCT / Interviewer: Selin Turam

Top 10 - Gezdim, Gördüm, Yazdım /  Milliyet Sanat
2016 APR / Writer: Banu Çarmıklı


EDUCATION


Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (Zurich School of Arts) / Contemporary Arts
2014 - 2016 / Zürich CH

École Parsons à Paris (Parsons Paris School of Art) / Multidisciplinary Arts
2012 - 2014 / Paris FR

University of Essex (University of Essex) /  Bachelor of Science - Economics
2007 - 2012 / Essex UK

Liceo Italiano I.M.I. (Italian High School) / High School
2002 - 2007 / Istanbul TR


RESIDENCIES

Alt.City by British Council /  Arts Residency
2017 OCT - NOV / Organization: Zorlu Performance Arts Center / Istanbul TR

Live Academy / Sound Design and Production
2016 DEC / Organization: Unis Academy / Istanbul TR

International Art Program /  School of Visual Arts New York
2013 / Organization: Abby Robinson / Shanghai CN