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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Important UPDATE- Web Biennial 2005

Fri Mar 18, 2005 13:13

Web Biennial 2005, call for net-art, web art and papers CONTINUE.

UPDATE- The title tags of your index code should be:

Web Biennial 2005-Name of the Artist-Name of the Project

For example see:
Web Biennial 2005- Andrej Tisma- Amazing Similarity
at the URL below

Mail URLs to:
Again No portfolio sites or attachments.

Web Biennial @ the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, iS.CaM


Sat Mar 19, 2005 00:00 - Fri Mar 18, 2005

Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, iS.CaM, will be hosting the Duth
artist Ryanne de Boer as an art project. In this un-orthodox residency program, Ms. Boer will stay in the museums main gallery in Istanbul Galata, for 3 months. During her stay you can contact her via email, messenger or sms. please write to:


The Images Robots Can Not Read

Wed Jan 19, 2005 00:00 - Fri Feb 18, 2005

12 February-12 March 2005



TITLE: The Images Robots Can Not Read

VENUE: Gallery Artist and WWW

ADDRESS: Ayazma cad. No:4 Fulya 34349 Besiktas, Istanbul, TR.

TEL: 90 (0212) 227 68 52


EVENT: 19 February 2005 14:00 guided tour.


WB05- Web Biennial 2005- Open Call for Net Art and Papers

Sat Jan 01, 2005 00:00

Open Call for Net Art, Web Art, Mobile Art and Call for Papers

The Web Biennial 2005 is the only international bi-annual contemporary art exhibition/ conference created exclusively for the World Wide Web. The call starts 01/01/05 and end at the end of 05. No limitation on media or size but paricipating projects should be send to us as URL's ONLY. An online conference will be scheduled for fall 2005.

1) We require every proposal to have a custom title as below:

WB05- Name of the Artist- Name of the Project

Please NO redirection or a jump page.

2) No Attachments. All works and papers must be online.
(More info will be available soon for the mobile art.)

3) Only one project from each artist.

4) No Portfolio or commercial sites, please!

Mail proposals to:

or post it to:

5) We are accepting colloboration/ exhibition proposals from institutions to participate our event.

Project by Genco Gulan.

Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, iS.CaM.

GalataPerform, Istanbul; Network Research Lab and AI Lab, Bogazici University, Istanbul; University of Art and Design, Helsinki; ZKM, Karlsruhe.


MR.YA @ iS.CaM

Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, iS.CaM presents:


till December 31st, 2004

Address: galataPerform @ iS.CaM
Buyuk Hendek Caddesi 37/ 1 Kuledibi, Istanbul TR.

Adnan Tonel, Yesim Ozsoy, Gulsun Orhon, Mark Levitas,
Emre Koyuncuoglu, Esen, Zeynep Gunsur, Turan Aksoy,
Yesim Agaoglu, Yael Davids, Gregg Wolf, Utku Omeroglu,
Genco Gulan, Nur Akalin, Burcu Esenler, Togay Basar,
Kivanc Ergun, Yavuz Harani, Insel Inal, Saadet Sorgun,
Gulsun Erbil, Yusuf Murat Sen ve Ferhat Ozgur (Ankara),
Selcuk Gurisik (London).

For more info: Oguz Akyol 90(212) 243 9991
Except Mondays, between: 14:00-20:00