Nancy Atakan, b. 1946, USA, lives and works in Istanbul.
Major exhibitions include; Forward, March! (with Maria Andersson), Salt Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey (2019); Making a Shift, (with Maria Andersson) Galleri Box, Göteborg, Sweden (2019); Under the Radar: 5533 (with Volkan Aslan), ISCP, Brooklyn, USA (2018); Before the Past - After the Future, 6. Canakkale Biennial, Turkey (2018); Making a Shift, Nordic Art Association, Stockholm, Sweden, (2017); A Community of Lines (solo), Pi Artworks, Istanbul, Turkey (2017); Sporting Chances (solo), Pi Artworks London, UK (2016); Small Faces, Large Sizes, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey (2015); Stay With Me, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany (2015); 40 videos from 40 years of video art in Turkey, 25th Ankara International Film Festival, Goethe Institute, Turkey (2014); Me, Myself and I: Me as a Dilemma, CerModern, Ankara, Turkey (2013) and Dream and Reality - Modern and Contemporary Women Artists from Turkey, Istanbul Modern, Turkey (2011); Istanbul Next Wave, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, Germany (2009-2010).