MESUT ÖZTÜRK

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Settling in Istanbul at an early age with his family, Mesut Öztürk (Bulgaria, 1989) completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Faculty of Architecture at Yeditepe University. Later on, he completed his Master’s Degree in “History, Theory, Criticism in Architecture” at Istanbul Bilgi University with a dissertation about informal settlements of Istanbul.
The artist is currently a part time lecturer in Architecture Department at Istanbul Bilgi University. He quit his PhD program in Urban Planning and has started to work on his passion, ceramics. He has been producing his signature work, Halka Vase Collection since 2019.
In his artistic and academic works, Öztürk aims to research human creations which are the products of collective consciousness and the labor that give datas about sociologic and anthropologic details away.
These creations could be spatial and urban like vernacular architecture and informal settlements but they could also be anything like prehistoric pottery. The artist is focusing on these various creations that seem ordinary due to their familiarity and unveil unaccustomed features and details as he discovers more.

2019, 1000 Vases, group exhibition, Espace Commines, Paris, France
2019, Physiognomy of a Plain, group exhibition, Studio-X, Istanbul, Turkey
2020, ’74 Escape Gallery& Store, group exhibition, Maçakızı, Muğla, Turkey
2020, Milano Design City, group exhibition, Rossana Orlandi, Milan, Italy
2020, New Normal, solo exhibition, Mesut Öztürk Studio, Istanbul, Turkey
2020, Street View, group exhibition, In-Between Design Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Settling in Istanbul at an early age with his family, Mesut Öztürk (Bulgaria, 1989) completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Faculty of Architecture at Yeditepe University. Later on, he completed his Master’s Degree in “History, Theory, Criticism in Architecture” at Istanbul Bilgi University with a dissertation about informal settlements of Istanbul.
The artist is currently a part time lecturer in Architecture Department at Istanbul Bilgi University. He quit his PhD program in Urban Planning and has started to work on his passion, ceramics. He has been producing his signature work, Halka Vase Collection since 2019.
In his artistic and academic works, Öztürk aims to research human creations which are the products of collective consciousness and the labor that give datas about sociologic and anthropologic details away.
These creations could be spatial and urban like vernacular architecture and informal settlements but they could also be anything like prehistoric pottery. The artist is focusing on these various creations that seem ordinary due to their familiarity and unveil unaccustomed features and details as he discovers more.

2019, 1000 Vases, group exhibition, Espace Commines, Paris, France
2019, Physiognomy of a Plain, group exhibition, Studio-X, Istanbul, Turkey
2020, ’74 Escape Gallery& Store, group exhibition, Maçakızı, Muğla, Turkey
2020, Milano Design City, group exhibition, Rossana Orlandi, Milan, Italy
2020, New Normal, solo exhibition, Mesut Öztürk Studio, Istanbul, Turkey
2020, Street View, group exhibition, In-Between Design Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

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