Fatma Bucak, b. 1984, Turkey, lives and works in London and Istanbul.
Solo exhibitions include; Acts of Erasure, MOCA Toronto - Museum of Contemporary Art (2020 - duo); A Colossus on Clay Feet, ICI New York - Italian Cultural Institute (2019); So as to find the strength to see, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Palermo, Italy (2018); A World of Ten Thousand Things, Pi Artworks, Istanbul (2018); So as to find the strength to see, Merz Foundation, Torino, Italy (2018); Sticks and Stones, Pi Artworks London, UK (2017); Damascus Rose, Harpe 45, Lausanne, Switzerland (2017); And men turned their faces from there, Brown University David Winton Bell Gallery, USA (2016); Suggested place for you to see it, Pori Art Museum, Finland (2016); Nothing is in its own place, Alberto Peola Gallery, Turin, Italy (2015); Over a line, darkly, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas, USA (2015); I must say a word about fear, Castello di Rivoli, Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy (2014); Yet an Other Story About the Fall, ARTER, Istanbul, Turkey (2013). Major group exhibitions and screenings include; Good Space-Communities, or the Promise of Happiness, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany (2019); Videobox, Carreau du Temple, Le Syndicat Magnifique, Paris, France (2018); Scouring the press, Bilsart, Istanbul, Turkey (2018); GIBCA – Goteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (2017); Meeting Points 8: Both sides of the curtain – Mophradat, Beirut Art Center (2017); Lo Specchio Concavo, BACO, Bergamo, Italy (2016); International Festival of Non-Fiction Film and Media, MoMA, New York, USA (2015); Sights and Sounds: Turkey, Jewish Museum, NY, USA (2015); Art in General Screening Programme, NY, USA (2014); Bloomberg New Contemporaries 13, ICA, London and Spike Island, Bristol, UK (2013); Manifesta 9 - Parallel Events, Genk, Belgian (2012); Cairo Award, La Permanente Museum, Milan, Italy (2011) and 54th Venice Biennale - Tese di San Cristoforo, Italy (2011). Selected awards and art residencies include;ISCP New York (2018); La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (2017); Artpace San Antonio, Texas (2015); Townhouse International Art Residency, Cairo (2014); Illy Present Future Award, Italy (2013); Damiani Award/Academy Now Award, London, UK (2013); The Worshipful Company of Painter – Stainers Prize award, London (2012).