Seda Hepsev

Born in Istanbul

Lives and works in Zurich.

Residency and Awards

2022 - Laureate City of Zürich Art Grant

            Nominating / Swiss Art Awards

 Souvenir Souvenir Artist Residency, Lugano.

2022-2021 - Work Grant Covid-19, City of Zurich
2013 - Residency, Kunsthaus Aussersihl
Rotationatelier og9, Zurich.
2011 - Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
Scholarship of Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts.
2008 - Fiskars Artist in Residence Program, Fiskars, Helsinki Finland.
2006- Residency Pro-Helvetia, Christoph Merian Foundation IAAB, Basel.
2006 - Residency and Workshop “Collaborations on Site”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland.
2005 – Residency, Art Dulcinium, Ulcinj, Montenegro.


Selected Exhibitions

2022

Swiss Art Awards, Messezentrum Basel.

Werk- und Auslandatelier-Stipendien Stadt Zürich, Helmhaus.


2021
Grosse Regionale, Altefabrik, Rapperswil.
Grounded, Mediality & Materiality III, Förderverein Aktuelle Kunst, Münster.
What's Cooking? A re-Arrangement eine Um-Ordnung, Austellungsraum Klingental, Basel.

2020
Bonus Track 05, Project with Latefa Wiersch und Ana Rakel Ruiz de Sabando,
Kunsthaus Aussersihl, Vitrinen Müllerstrasse, Zürich.
Stranger than Paradise, Xist, Istanbul. (solo exhibition)
Familien Modelle, Experiment, Recherche, Austellung,
Shedhalle, Zürich.

2019
Body Topography, VOLUMES, Kunsthalle Zürich.
Living Room, Project with Latefa Wiersch und Ana Rakel Ruiz de SabandoStadionbrache Hardturm, Zürich.
Love in the Time of Social Media, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich.
Roots and Growth, Museum of Islamic and Near Eastern Cultures, Be'er Sheva.

2018
Hier Baut Das Kunsthaus Aussersihl, Stundengalerie Ammboss Rampe, Zurich.
Common Affairs, Eine Verflechtung gemeinsamer Angelegenheiten, NAIRS-Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst, Scoul.
Die Versammlung, Shedhalle, Zürich.

2017
Untertage, Best of visarte zürich & guests, Dolder Waldhaus Zürich.
The Gang, Kunst am Bau, Rote Fabrik, Zürich.
Zine to March, Clandestine Life of the BoycottGiiirls 'Publication, Corner College, Zürich.
Sirens and Mermaids, xist, Istanbul. (solo exhibition)

2015
Hands on Hips, Kunstkasten, Winterthur. (solo exhibition)
Challenging Identities, Concordia, Enschede, Netherlands.
Stay with me, DEPO, Istanbul.

2014
Hymmelwärts 14, Station 21, Zurich.
Stay with me, Apartment Project, Berlin.
Future Scenarios with an Open End, mobile archive project "emmcmakeabook #5", Künstlerhaus Stuttgart.

2013
Domestic Exchange, Rotationatelier og9 Kunsthaus Aussersihl, Zurich.

2012
Dream and Reality, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul.
A lot of Tango, 5533, Istanbul.

2011
A New Hook, Re-thinking Needlework, Museum Bellerive, Zurich.

2010
Contract, Workshop und Austellung mit Sophie Calle, Antrepo, Istanbul.
Agora, Feldstärke International, CENTQUARTE, Paris.
Austausch, Feldstärke International, Pact Zollverein, Essen.

2007
Be a Realist, Demand the Impossible, Karsi Art Gallery, Istanbul.
Working Space, Knitting Workshop with Men, Pera Museum, Istanbul.

2006
Ressource Humaines, Musée des Beaux-Arts – Mulhouse.
Collaborations on Site, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki.

Education

2013- Ph.D., Faculty of Arts and Design, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul.
2004-M.A., Faculty of Arts and Design, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul.
2000-B.A., Fine Arts Faculty, Marmara University, Istanbul.