Genco Gulan
Since 2002
Works in Istanbul Turkey

Genco Gülan is a conceptual artist with an interest in new media and performance art. He studied Political Science and Art at Bogazici University then he pursued an MA degree on Media Studies at New School, New York. He got prizes from BP, New School, Lions, E.M.A.F. Nominated for the European Art prize in 2012 and got selected as a finalist. Gülan made solo shows in Istanbul, Ankara, Graz, Berlin, New York, Seoul and Zagreb. His works are presented in museums such as; Centre Pompidou, Pera, ZKM, MAM, Rio and La Triennale di Milano. He participated to festivals such as; Steirishes Herbst, Ars Electronica, Mediaterra, prog-me, Accente, Balkan Art and Istanbul Festival. His net-art pieces have been exhibited at, and His works listed in required reading lists such as; City University, New York, Rice University and U.C. Santa Barbara. Gülan gave conferences at Yale, School of Visual Arts, Köln University and New York Institute of Technology. Genco Gülan and his art has been referred to by Newsweek, Herald Tribune, NY Arts, Art in America, Art News, Das Kunst, Beaux Arts and Idomenee. His monography edited Dr. Marcus Graf is published by Revolver Berlin the title "Conceptual Colors of genco Gulan". His book "De-Constructing the Digital Revolution" is published by LAP and both of the books are available at Genco Gülan was in the Advisory Board of Balkan Biennial, Thessaloniki and International Programming Committee of ISEA Singapore. He is the founder of the Web Biennial. Currently he teaches at Mimar Sinan Academy and Bogazici University.
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Loot Tate!

Loot Tate! Loot Moma!

The Brits and the Yankees let the Musems in Baghdad be looted,
to introduce democracy in Iraq!!!

Now, they should go back home and let their own museums
be looted!!!

Not only to get rid of that boring stuff
but also to introduce democracy to contemporary art.


Web Biennial @ Istanbul Museum

Wed Nov 06, 2002 01:00

Dear Artists,
As the team at the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, we are happy to announce our first ever call for proposals of a Web Biennial.

This Biennial will be realised and exhibited exclusivly on the Web
at the adress and
we will except every kind of web based project.

1)Please send us your proposals as URLS, NO images or attachments!
2)In the source code, the title of the index page of the URL should contain the text: Web Biennial- Name of the Artist-Name of the Project.
3) Deadline: January 31 2003
4) For questions and comments
e-mail Ms. Hayal Pozanti :

The Biennial will start on the first of May 2003. The exhibition will be based exclusively on the net but we will
provide access to this exhibition from multiple international venues.
We will provide more information in our following mails. Please do not
hesitate to forward this mail to your friends. Sincerely, Mehmet Sinan.


Call for net-art

Mon Jul 01, 2002 01:00

Deadline: August 25 2002

Invitation to artists for net based art work and projects

Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum (ISCAM)

ISCAM, is looking for exceptional artists and their projects in order to include them in it's virtual gallery.

Artists are invited to submit the URL(s) of their projects, and net based art work.

A selection of the best submissions will be included in these series. There are no limitations concerning the used media, subjects and size.

Send your submission, i.e the URL (s) completed with your name, email address, CV and one screen shot (.jpg or .gif) of the project(s) to:
Attention to Ms.Hayal Pozanti

ISCAM was founded by Mehmet Sinan in 1998.