ARTISTS
Pelin Kırca

Pelin Kırca

Lives and works in İstanbul. 
Holds a MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts, New York 
and a BFA degree in Graphic Design from Bilkent University, Ankara.

Publications
2015 __ Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Norgunk Publishing House
     __ In Bloom, Norgunk Publishing House
2014 __ Doxa 12, Norgunk Publishing House
2009 __ Colors Magazine, The Sea, 77 (*digital issue)
     __ Reconstructing Mayakovsky, included in the 2nd Electronic Literature Collection
     __ Just For You, Index Books
     __ 391: Issue 42 Reconstructing Mayakovsky
     __ + Rosebud Magazine no.07
2008 __ Day Dream Magazine 4th Edition, London
2007 __ Becoming a Digital Designer. Steve Heller & David Womack
2007 __ Cover for Flavorpill San Francisco Issue

Solo Exhibition
2015 __ In Bloom, Dirimart, Istanbul

Group Exhibitios
2015 __ NEVGENERATION: Amusement Park, Galeri Nev, Ankara
     __ WonderWomen, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis
2011 __ Design Alla Turca, Akaretler, Istanbul
2010 __ Contemporary Istanbul, Dükkan
     __ 13th Japan Media Arts Festival, The National Art Center, Tokyo
2009 __ The second Rosebud, Inc. Showroom, Vienna
     __ Video Pharmacy Project, Cotina d’Ampezzo, Belluno
2008 __ 54th Obie Awards, Webster Hall, New York
     __ Fabrica Features Colors Notebook, Lisbon
2007 __ Fresh Crop: Design Entrepreneurs, New York
2006 __ Souvenir Rest is History, New York
2005 __ Istanbul Design Week, Istanbul

Festivals/screenings
2015 __ 28th Helsinki International Film Festival
     __ Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico
     __ Vienna Independent Shorts
     __ Chicago Underground Film Festival
     __ Akbank Short Film Festival, Istanbul
     __ Lucca Film Festival
     __ International Filmmor Women Film Festival on Wheels
     __ Tricky Women International Animation Festival, Vienna
     __ !F Istanbul, 14th Istanbul International Independent Film Festival
     __ WonderWomen on Screen, Film Society of Minneapolis
2014 __ The HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF), California
2011 __ An Evening with Electronic Literature Organization, The Kitchen, New York
2009 __ I’ve seen films, International short film festival, Milan
     __ Cinematou, Festival du film d’animation, Geneva
     __ Festival de Cine Elche, Spain
     __ Videoarte in Garage, Bassano del Grappa, Italy
     __ London International Animation Festival
     __ New Zealand Film Festival
     __ Melbourne International Animation Festival
     __ International Short Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France
     __ Future Film Festival, Bologna
2008 __ Asolo Art and Film Festival, Italy
     __ Manifest, Art and Design on film, Cincinnati
     __ RESFEST Turkey, Istanbul

Awards
2013 __ Turkish society of graphic designers, Design award | T-shirt Design
2012 __ Turkish society of graphic designers, Design award | Miscellaneous
     __ Turkish society of graphic designers, Design award | Exhibition design
     __ Turkish society of graphic designers, Jury selected work | Illustration
     __ Turkish society of graphic designers, Jury selected work | T-shirt Design
2010 __ Kirmizi Ödülleri (Red Awards), Art Direction
     __ Kirmizi Ödülleri (Red Awards), Illustration
     __ Kristal Elma (Crystal Apple award), Binboa Vodka Campaign
     __ Kristal Elma (Crystal Apple award), T-Box Ambient
     __ Kristal Elma (Crystal Apple award) 2nd place, Film mor festival teaser
     __ 13th Japan Media Arts Festival, Art division jury recommended work/web
2008 __ Three animations featured at the 54th Obie Awards, Webster Hall, New York
     __ Animation official selection in spot XXVIII edition for Asolo Art and Film Festival

Special Projects
Kader Kismet: Establishing a brand for the women in Sulukule. Aiming for the women to learn new skills, gain their income and become independent.
*Kader Kismet is an ongoing project. 
In collaboration with Sulukule Gönüllüleri Dernegi
2011 __ Animation Workshop, Balat, Istanbul
In collabration with Mavi Kalem Dernegi