about

 

multidisciplinary artist and writer

contact: rana.kelleci@gmail.com

 

 

Education 

2020 MA in Visual Arts & Visual Communication Design, Sabanci University, Istanbul. Supervisor: Selim Birsel    

2016 BA in Business, Ozyegin University, Istanbul

2012 International Baccalaureate Diploma, Eyuboglu College, Istanbul

Workshop & lectures

2020 Salzburg Academy, Montage My Beautiful Friend, led by Eli Cortinas

2018 Nesin Art Village, Emotions, Bodies, Cities, led by scholars Fulden Ibrahimhakkioglu, Emre Koyuncu and Onur Eylül Kara 

2018 Independent Studio Course, Neriman Polat 

2017 British Council Art Writing Workshop, led by Ben Eastham, Istanbul

Work experience

Present Freelance translation, editorial, curatorial projects

2016-Present Freelance contributor to the publications Sanat Dunyamız, Milliyet Sanat, Art Unlimited, 5Harfliler

2018-20 Teaching Assistant, Sabancı University. Assisted courses: From Modern to Contemporary, Ahu Antmen. Bauhaus, Bratislav Pantelic. Visual Language I, Meltem Isık. Advanced Studio Module, Selim Birsel. Visiting Artist Studio, Erdag Aksel.

Exhibitions

2020 Group exhibition: 38th Akbank Contemporary Artists Prize Exhibition, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul (15.10-21.11.2020) 

2020 Solo exhibition: Making their way from our insides to out, FASS Art Gallery, Sabancı University, İstanbul (24.02-2.03.2020)

2019 Group exhibition: Photography Matters, FASS Art Gallery, Sabancı University, Istanbul (10-11.2019) 

Awards & Scholarships

2020 38th Akbank Contemporary Artists Prize

2020 Full scholarship, Salzburg Summer Academy

2018 Full scholarship, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design MA program, Sabanci University

2014 Academic Merit Scholarship, Business BA at Ozyegin University

 

Press

June 2021, Interview: Project Encountered (TR & ENG)

January 2021, Interview: Gazete SU (TR & ENG)

November 2020, Interview: Time Out Istanbul, Radarımızdaki 10 Sanatçı (TR)

November 2020, Review: Daily Sabah, Of art and youth: Akbank Sanat highlights contemporary artists (ENG)