ARTISTS
Murat Akagündüz

Murat Akagündüz

Born in İzmit/Gölcük in 1970. Lives and works in İstanbul.

In 1995 graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Painting Department, İstanbul. He worked on lithography and fresco.

He is a founding member of Hafriyat Art Initiative.

Solo Exhibitions - Murat Akagündüz
2012 __ "Hell-Heaven", Gallery Manâ, İstanbul
2011 __ "Island-Continent", Kullukçu Gallery, Munich
2009 __ "In Between", OKK Gallery, Berlin
2007 __ "Ankara", Gallery Nev, Ankara, Türkiye
2004 __ "Lost Dreams", Evin Art Gallery, İstanbul
2003 __ "Imaginary Vision", İş Bankası Art Gallery, İstanbul
1995 __ Ekol Art Gallery, İstanbul

Solo Exhibitions – Hafriyat
2010 __ "Space", Hafriyat Karaköy , İstanbul
2006 __ "Local Heaven - Contemporary Transportation", Diyarbakır Art Center, Diyarbakır
2004 __ "False World", Hafriyat Group Exhibition, Rathaus Gallery, Münich
2002 __ "Betrayer Nights", Hafriyat Group Exhibition, İstanbul
2000 __ "Core Excavation", Anadolu University, Eskişehir
1999 __ "Super Hafriyat", Elhamra Art Gallery, İstanbul
1997 __ "Hafriyat III", Atatürk Cultural Center, İstanbul
1996 __ "Hafriyat II", Passion Art Gallery, İstanbul

Selected Group Exhibitions - Murat Akagündüz
2015 __ "Meadow of the Tempest", Ariel Sanat, İstanbul
     __ "Political Art and Resistance in Turkey", nGbK, Berlin
     __ "Mythologies", 3rd Mardin Biennial, Mardin
2012 __ "Journeys. Turkish Tracks", Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris
2011 __ "From Where to Where", Galeri Manâ, İstanbul
     __ "Where Fire Has Struck", Tütün Deposu, İstanbul
2009 __ "New Works, New Horizons", İstanbul Modern, İstanbul
     __ "City_net Asia 2009, The New Continent İstanbul" (curated by Levent Çalıkoğlu), Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
2008 __ "Nature of the Object", Karşı Art Works, İstanbul
     __ "Made in Turkey", Ernest Barlach Museumsgesellschah, Frankfurt; Hamburg
2007 __ "Modern and Beyond", santralİstanbul, İstanbul
2005 __ "Border Experiences", Aksanat, İstanbul
2004 __ "Observation/Interpretation/Multiplicity", İstanbul Modern, İstanbul

Selected Group Exhibitions - Hafriyat
2011 __ "Second Exhibition", ARTER, İstanbul
2010 __ "Spare Time - Great Work", Platform 3, Munich
     __ "Tactics of Invisibility", 7th Man, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; Tanas, Berlin; ARTER, İstanbul
2008 __ "Isolation", Hafriyat Karaköy, İstanbul
2007 __ "Fear of God", Hafriyat Karaköy, İstanbul
     __ "1 May", Hafriyat Karaköy, İstanbul
     __ "Alternative Election Posters", Hafriyat Karaköy, İstanbul
     __ "Intervention", Hafriyat Karaköy, İstanbul
2005 __ "Production Fault", 9th İstanbul Biennial, İstanbul

Bibliography

Solo Exhibition Catalogues
Kayıp Hayaller, Evin Art Gallery, İstanbul, 2005
Hayali Seyir, İşsanat Parmakkapı, İstanbul, 2003

Group Exhibition Catalogues
Gudrun Ankele, Emre Baykal ve Daniela Zyman (ed.), Tactics of Invisibility, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2010
Barış Tut (ed.), New Works New Horizons, İstanbul Modern Publications, İstanbul, 2010
Hee-young Yoo (ed.), City_net Asia 2009, Seoul Museum of Art, Seul, 2009
Heike Stockhaus (ed.), Made in Turkey, Ernest Barlach Museumsgesellschah, Hamburg, 2008
Modern ve Ötesi, İstanbul Bilgi University Publications, İstanbul, 2008
İstanbul Defterdarları, Hafriyat Publications, İstanbul, 2006
Sınır Deneyimleri, Akbank Sanat, İstanbul, 2005
Hafriyat - İmalat Hatası, Mas Matbaa, İstanbul, 2005
Cem İleri (ed.), Gözlem Yorum Çeşitlilik, İstanbul Modern Publications, İstanbul, 2004
Hafriyat - Yalan Dünya, Mas Matbaa, İstanbul, 2004
Süper Hafriyat, Detay Basım, İstanbul, 1999
Hafriyat III, Hafriyat, İstanbul, 1997
Hafriyat II, Passion Art Gallery, İstanbul, 1996

Publications
Beral Madra, Emre Baykal, Tanıl Bora; Murat Akagündüz, Galeri Manâ, İstanbul, 2012
Hossein Amirsadeghi (ed.), Unleashed, TransGlobe Publishing, Londra, 2010

Selected Periodicals
Zeynep Şanlıer, "Kente bir de böyle bakın", Radikal, 24.01.2005
Taner Ceylan, "Öteki Resim", Timeout, January 2005
Ümit Kıvanç, "Havuz Kenarında Yabanarıları", www.haysiyet.com, 07.01.2004
Evrim Altuğ, ‘Her şey dahil yıldızlar hariç’, Radikal, 23.11.2003
Hakan Gürsoytrak, "Hayali Seyir", Genç Sanat, November 2003, s. 24-27
"Interview: Hafriyat 3", Öküz Dergi, No: 78, November 2000
Fatih Özgüven, "Son Hafriyat", Radikal İki, 05.11.2000
Levent Karanfil, "Interview: Süper Hafriyat var!",  Max, April 2000
Tülay Elgün, "Hafriyattan Kalanlar…", Papirüs, No: 42, s. 22-25, 2000
Haşim Nur Gürel, "Hain Geceler / Hain Gençler", Genç Sanat, No: 76, s. 5, 2000
Levent Çalıkoğlu, "Süper Hafriyat İş Başında…",  Milliyet Sanat, No: 457, s. 40-42, 1999
Abdülkadir Günyaz, "… ve Süper Hafriyat", Genç Sanat, No: 58, s. 22-23, 1999
Haşim Nur Gürel, "Süper Hafriyat… Süper Hakikat!!!", Genç Sanat, No: 58, s. 8-10, 1999
Caner Karavit, "Süper Hafriyat",  Arrademento Mimarlık, May 1999, s. 34-35
Levent Çalıkoğlu, "Hafriyat"a Devam",  Milliyet Sanat, No: 420, s. 42-44, 1997
Haşim Nur Gürel, "Hafriyat’çılar 1,2,3… Derken… Nihayet! Özgün ve Diri Bir Çıkış", Genç Sanat, No: 49, 1997
Abdülkadir Günyaz, "Yeni Mevsimin Yükselen Sergileri", Genç Sanat, No: 27, s. 27, 1996
Kemal İskender, "Ayın Olayı: Hafriyat Sergisi", Genç Sanat, No: 26, s. 15-17, 1996