Sumer Erek CV

ART EDUCATION
2008 - MA Theory and Practice of Transnational Art, UAL, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
1985 - Postgraduate Sculpture in St. Martin s School of Art, London, UK 
1983 - Graduated from St. Martin s School of Art, London, UK

EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS
2008	
'The Newspaper House - Work in progress' Installation, Gillett Square Hackney, London, UK 
'The Newspaper House - Gateway' Installation, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
'Shift - reflections in time and place' (The Newspaper House - Wall) Installation, Schwartz Gallery, London UK 
'MA TrAiN Exhibition' Photography, installation, The House Gallery, London UK
'Free Words' photography, Mayfair Library, London UK 

2007	
'Raw Earth Project - 2007' Multi-disciplinary project, 
'Ledra's Portrait' Intervention, performance, British Museum, London, UK; Pergamon Museum, Berlin, GERMANY
Swedish parliament, Stockholm, SWEDEN; A side street, Venice, ITALY
'Self Portrait' Performance, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Istanbul, TURKEY
'Ben Toprak' Performance, Venice Biennale pavilions, Venice, ITALY		

'Festival in Situ' Installation, La Farinera del Colt, Barcelona, SPAIN
'North Cyprus fest' Installation, performances, Abney Public Hall, London, UK
'Cold Store' Site-specific Installation, Cold store building, Berlin GERMANY

2006	
'Raw Earth Project - 2006'	
'Intervention' Performance, Manifesta-6 Coffee Break, Nicosia, CYPRUS
'Lost School Notes' Installation, -Blue print- Museum Man 4th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
'Ledra Crossing' Performance, Buffer zone, Lefkosa, CYPRUS
'Long Shore Drift - London Biennale 2006' Performance, Brighton Beach, Brighton, UK
'10x10' Installation, Area 10, London, UK
'Open Studios' - (Ledra's Portrait) Performances, Arabahmet Cultural Centre, Nicosia, CYPRUS

2005	
'Raw Earth Project - 2005'
'A House in Cyprus - The Pool' Installation, performance, Templos, CYPRUS 
'Ownership, Earth, Belief in Cyprus' Intervention, inside parliament building, Lefkosa, CYPRUS
'Earth Visuals in Cyprus' Installation, performance, Lefkosa, CYPRUS

'Flesh Line' Photography, video Dolores de Sierra - Galleria de Arte, Madrid. SPAIN 
'30X30' Abney Public Hall, London, UK
'Opening Doors' Participatory project, Cafe Gallery Projects London, UK 
'Group Exhibition' Dolores de Sierra - Galleria de Arte - Madrid. SPAIN
'Insula Ovinium' Photography, W. Hogarth Museum, London 
'Bayennale international art Festival' San Francisco, USA
'London in Six Easy Step' Installation, ICA, London 

2004	
'Ash Seeds' Photography, 3rd Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK 
'A Drop of Dust, A Grain of Water' Installation, photography, Berliner Kunstprojekt, Berlin, GERMANY
'Insula Ovinium' Photography, performance, The Rockhouse Gallery, Cost Study Centre, Sheerness, Sheppey, UK
'Group Event' Video installation, 291 Gallery, London, UK
'Six Thousand Chairs' Installation, performance, Crysal Palace Park, London, UK
'Long Shore Drift - London Biennale 2004' Performance, Brighton Beach, Brighton, UK
'Painting exhibition' Elele Gallery, Paris, FRANCE
'Soprimaverdada - Resuscitation' Installation, Area 10, London, UK

2003	
'Split' Collaborative installation, Gozo Contemporary, Gozo, MALTA
'Scenes in Perspective' Photography, ArTower Agora, Athens, GREECE
'Colours of Dereliction' Site-specific, collaborative project, Liverpool, UK
'Changing Channels' Photography, Backfabrik, Berlin, GERMANY
'Paradise' - (Domestic Dreams) Installation, Alexanderplatz Bunker, Berlin, GERMANY
'Paradise' - (Domestic Dreams) Performance, Kunstlerverein Mankasten, Dusseldorf, GERMANY
'The Derelict Sensation' - (Mirrors of Displacement) Installation, St. Pancras Chambers, London, UK
'The Rape of Europe' Photography, Luke & A Gallery, London, UK

2002	
'Stitch' Participatory project, multi-disciplinary installation, Queensland Multi Media Arts Centre, London UK
'Upside Down House' Multi-disciplinary installation, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool UK
The Lighthouse, Scotland s Centre for Architecture Design, Glasgow UK
'Mangal' Participatory performance, 291 Gallery, London Biennale, London UK
'The Bath' Multi-disciplinary installation, participatory performance, Liverpool Biennial, 2002, Liverpool UK
'Stitch' Installation, Stoke Newington Festival, London UK
'Chaos: Contemporary Cosmologies' Multi-disciplinary installation, The Bishopsgate Goodsyard London, UK
'M.A.I.S. Exhibition'  - (Mirrors of displacement) Installation, Liverpool Biennial 2002, Liverpool UK
'Incubator' Site-specific sculpture, Hackney City Farm, London, UK

2001    	
'Upside Down House' Multi-disciplinary installation, Stoke Newington Festival, London UK
'Turkish Artists Group Exhibition' Painting, St Martin s in the Field Gallery, London, UK
'Act One' Photography, Arcola Gallery, London, UK
'Monitor' Video installation, Gallery X, New York, USA
'What If? Reflections on Choice' Multi-disciplinary installation & performance, Kifisias, Athens, GREECE
'14X14' Painting, Mafuji Gallery, London UK
'What If? In Residence, In Transit' Installation, Teesdale St. London, UK

2000     	
'Footnotes I' Multi-disciplinary performance, ABS, London UK 
'Footnotes II' Multi-disciplinary Installation and performance, Stoke Newington Festival, London UK
'Corridor' Installation, Gallery X, New York, USA
'Extreme Exteriors' Installation, Gallery X, New York, USA
'Group Exhibition' St Martin's in the Field Gallery, London, UK 
'Group Exhibition' Arcola Gallery, London, UK 

1999     	
 'Screen' Multi-disciplinary performance, Chat Palace Theatre, London UK
 'Trace' Multi-disciplinary performance, Rio Cinema, London UK 

1998 	
'Performance' Multi-disciplinary work, BRT Television, Avrupa Newspaper, AKM, Nicosia, CYPRUS 

1997 	
'Conflict' Installation, Turquoise Studio, London, UK 
'II. Turquoise Exhibition' Turquoise Studio, London, UK 

1996 	 
'Group Exhibition' Ozten Zeki Gallery, London, UK 
'Stoke Newington Festival- Group Exhibition' The Gallery, London, UK 
'I. Turquoise Exhibition' Turquoise Studio, London, UK 
'F.A.T.A.L- Group Exhibition' London, UK 
'Adali' Installation, II International Arts and Culture Festival-Magusa, CYPRUS
'Whitechapel Open Studios Exhibition' Turquoise Studio, London, UK