Hayal Pozanti

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Born 1983 in Istanbul, Turkey
MFA, Painting/Printmaking, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2011
BFA, Visual Arts and Communication Design, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2004
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

Public Projects and Commissions

2019
Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Collections, curated by Joanne Cohen, Cleveland, Ohio

2017
Commercial Break, Curated by Public Art Fund Associate Curators Emma Enderby and Daniel S. Palmer, Westfield World Trade Center, New York, NY

2016
ARTXTRA, commissioned by the Perrier advisory board: Beau Basse, Naomi Beckwith, Michelle Joan Papillion, Job Piston, and Helen Toomer, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami FL

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Murmurs of Earth, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2017
.tr, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey

2016
Fuzzy Logic, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Corpus, Levy.Delval, Brussels, Belgium

2015
Deep Learning, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Scrambler, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY 
Ciphers
, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2014
The Armory Show with Jessica Silverman, New York

2013
Passwords, Duve, Berlin, Germany
New Paintings, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles

2012
Co-Real, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2019
AMOUR, Tropez Tropez, Berlin, Germany

2018
21st Century Cyphers, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
The Barn Show Johannes Vogt, New York, NY
Kinship, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
Form Shapes Language, Morán Morán, Los Angeles, CA

2017
Loss for Words, BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brooklyn, NY
Commercial Break, Public Art Fund 40th Anniversary, New York, NY
Worlding, curated by Mia Curran, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

2016
That feeling, curated by Domenico de Chirico, Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Florence, Italy
The Present and the Probable, curated by Jessica Silverman, fused, San Francisco, CA
Future Form, Gamma Galleria, Guadalajara, Mexico
From Minimalism into Algorithm, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2015
I was once lonelyness, Blain Southern, Berlin, Germany 
Then They Form Us,
MCA Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 
RE(a)D,
Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York, NY
GIF,
Super Dakota, Brussels, Belgium 
Women and Abstraction
, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL
REUNION, Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

2014
Prospect.3, International Contemporary Art Biennial, New Orleans 
Burned by the Sun,
Mallorca Landings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Chalk Blush,
Kinman Gallery, London, UK 
Edge of Continuation,
Pablo’s Birthday Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Spectators, Rendered and Regulated, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
Gattaca, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami, FL
Diff’rent Strokes: Small Paintings and Intimate Performances, Louis B. James., New York, NY

2012
Beyond the Object, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Black Lodge, Interstate Projects, New York, NY

2011
Forms and Inflections, Silverman Gallery, San Francisco CA
Thesis show, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
Elsewhere, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul

2010
10 Years, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul

2009
Seriously Ironic: Positions in Contemporary Turkish Art, Centre Pasquart, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Don’t Lie to Me, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul

2008
4//, Inspiring Spaces, New York
Young Istanbul, Fargfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Selected Screenings

2015
Strangelove Moving Image Festival, curated by David Gryn, Central Saint Martins, London, England

2014
Artprojx Cinema, curated by David Gryn, Art Basel Miami Beach Film, Miami, FL

 

Bibliography

2019
Greenberger, Alex. “‘Anyone Can Be a Roboticist’: Artists and Technologists Team Up for Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference.” ARTnews. April 29, 2019.

2017
Tiffany, Kaitlyn. “How one artist’s ‘encrypted’ paintings memorialize the concept of privacy.” The Verge. September 26, 2017.
Rodney, Steph. “Aiming to Disrupt Ads in New York City, Artworks Instead Blend In.” Hyperallergic. February 26, 2017.
Sharp, Sarah Rose. “How Are Making Is Like World Building.” Hyperallergic. January 30, 2017.

2016
Alexandra Ogilvy, Flora. “An Interview with Turkish-born Artist Hayal Pozanti in her Studio in Queens, New York”. Arteviste. September 30, 2016
de Chirico, Domenico. “Hayal Pozanti – Corpus, Levy Delval”. Aujourd’hui. May, 2016
Cooper, Ashton. “Code Call.” Cultured. March, 2016.
Hodara, Susan. “Painting Overtakes Pixels in Aldrich Museum Exhibition.” The New York Times. February 18, 2016.—. “Cultured Commission: Code and Cuneiform”, Cultured Magazine. February, 2016.
Campuzano, Rodrigo. “Abstract Paintings Bring Sculptural Data to Life,” The Creators Project. February 13, 2016.
Ray, Melissa. “Painting Patterns.” Postmatter. February 10, 2016

2015
Messinger, Kate. “Art Basel Artist of the Day: Hayal Pozanti.” Paper. December 6, 2015
Dunne, Susan. “Contemporary Artists’ Reinvented Paintings At Aldrich, Lyman Allyn, UConn.” Hartford Courant. November 12, 2015.
–. “Things to Do in Connecticut Nov. 6 to 15, 2015.” The New York Times. November 6, 2015.
Braithwaite, Hunter. “An Abstract Alphabet.” Modern Painters. November 2015.
Gottschalk, Molly. “Hayal Pozanti on Her Data-Driven Paintings and What It Means to Be Human.” Artsy. October 16, 2015.
Messinger, Kate. “Shells and selfies in the Hamptons – Everything we saw and heard at this week’s out of town art shows.” Paper Magazine, July 17, 2015.
Arkunlar, Merve. “Hayal Pozanti.” Vogue Turkey, June 2015.
Hotchkiss, Sarah. “No Decoder Ring Necessary.” KQED, March 7, 2015.
Wilczek, Beata. “Painting, Daydreaming and Dancing with artist Hayal Pozanti.” Wovo, January 14, 2015.

2014
Brown, Will. “Materials and processes are pushing the boundaries of what constitutes a painting physically.” Studio International. November 11, 2014.
Akel, Joseph, “Signs and Wonders: In the Studio with Hayal Pozanti,” The Paris Review, June.
Conley, Kevin. “10 Artworks to Visit While People Watching at the Armory Show.” Town & Country, March.
Zimmer, Lori. “The Armory Show is Here to Stay.” The Huffington Post, March.
Smith, Claude. “Hayal Pozanti at the Tamarind Institute.” New American Paintings, February.
Artsy Editorial. “In The Studio With Hayal Pozanti.” Artsy, February.
Stevens, Alex Forbes. “Reviews in Brief: Berlin.” Modern Painters, February.

2013
Pagel, David. “Review: Hayal Pozanti’s Paintings Will Leave You Wanting More.” Los Angeles Times, November.

2012
Braithwaite, Hunter. “Hayal Pozanti: Six Paintings and a GIF.” Thereisnothere.org.

 

Artists Books / Catalogs

2019
Studies, published by Innen Books on the occasion of Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2018
Hayal Pozanti: Murmurs of Earth, text by Adriana Blidaru, published by Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2017
63 (average number of days it takes to break a bad habit), published by Small Editions NYC
001, published by Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), H. Pozanti, Small Editions NYC, New York, NY

 

Selected Lectures / Talks / Visiting Artist Presentations

2019
Seven on Seven conference, organized by Rhizome, New Museum, collaboration with Laura Welcher of the Long Now Foundation, New York, USA

2018
Guest Speaker, San Jose Museum of Art’s Council of 100 Dinner, San Jose, CA
Hayal Pozanti in conversation with Holly Shen, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
Visiting Artist, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2017
In conversation with Franklin Melendez, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

2016
From Minimalism into Algorithm, The Kitchen L.A.B series: Andrea Crespo, Liz Deschenes, Hayal Pozanti, and Alexander Provan discuss, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Freeportism as Style and Ideology?, panel featuring Kari Altmann, Julieta Aranda, Hayal Pozanti, and Brad Troemel, e-flux, New York, NY

 

Fellowships / Grants / Residencies

2018
Tamarind Institute of Lithography Artist Residency, Albuquerque, NM

2014
Tamarind Institute of Lithography Artist Residency, Albuquerque, NM

 

Public Collections

Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Clinic Collection
Fidelity Investments
JP Morgan Chase Art Collection
LACMA  | Los Angeles County Museum of Art
New York Presbyterian Hospital
San Jose Museum of Art
Soho House Art Collection
Stanford Hospital
UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum