Serkan Özkaya’s work titled “White on white” will be on view from November 18, 2017, until January 7, 2018 at Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp | The Forestay Museum in Cully, Switzerland. “White on White”  is one of the results of Özkaya’s fascination with Xerox paper, the human body and the artist’s hand/artist’s signature. When viewed as a […]

28.11.2017 /



Serkan Özkaya’s work ‘An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Istanbul’ can be viewed in the exhibition titled “HARBOR” at Istanbul Modern until June 4. Curated by Çelenk Bafra and Levent Çalıkoğlu, the exhibition focuses on harbor as a theme of multiple dimensions. Exploring how port areas are reflected in the visual arts, not only […]

28.01.2017 /

“An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in New York”, Postmasters Gallery, New York, USA

Ozkaya installed four cameras outside of the four gallery walls and projected the feeds on the walls, respectively. Which means, you can see through the wall! When standing within “An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in New York” you look at projections of live feeds of what is happening right outside, separated by a thin […]

14.05.2016 /

David (Inspired by Michelangelo), Photo by Brett Beyer, Lincoln Center, New York, 2012

‘The Rise and Fall and Rise of David’, American Documentary Film Festival, Palm Springs, CA, USA

The World Premier of Serkan Özkaya’s documentary “The Rise and Fall and Rise of David” aired in Palm Springs, CA, U.S.A. on April 4, 2016. Filmed by Turkish director Deniz Tortum, the documentary was listed as one of the Official Selections of the 2016 American Documentary Film Festival. Without seeing the original, artist Serkan Özkaya […]

14.04.2016 /

Serkan Özkaya, 'Four Little Dicks on Plate',2016, lovely terra-cotta, 5inch x 6 diameter inch

‘this one is smaller than this one…’, Postmasters Gallery, New York, USA

Serkan Özkaya’s ‘Four Little Dicks on Plate’ is part of the group exhibition of small sculptures and big ideas titled ‘this one is smaller than this one’.  Curated by Paulina Bebecka, the exhibition takes place in Postmasters Gallery between January 30 – March 12, 2016. The works in the exhibition – made from porcelain (both […]

30.01.2016 /



Serkan Özkaya, Seth Indigo Carnes and Paulina Bebecka created +ArtApp, a petition and website aimed at pushing to create an Art category for all arts-centered apps on the App Store. They have noticed that there has been no Art category since the App Store’s launch in 2008. Currently, some of the world’s largest museums, such as […]

4.12.2015 /

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‘MyMoon’, ‘9th Poznan Photography Biennial’, Poland

Serkan Özkaya’s ‘MyMoon’ photography series is part of the ‘9th Photography Biennal’, focused on love, fascination and passion themes this year. Özkaya’s, free and interactive mobile app -available for both Android and Apple phones- ‘MyMoon’ was laucnhed for the first time on May 4th 2015. ‘MyMoon’ enables users to look at the world in a new way and […]

11.11.2015 /

Serkan Özkaya, My Moon

‘MyMoon’, 21C Museum, Louisville

Serkan Özkaya launched his latest project MyMoon, a free and interactive mobile app available for both Android and Apple phones, for the first time on May 4th in 21c Museum. MyMoon enables users to look at the world in a new way and experience a public art piece that employs augmented reality at the intersection of the […]

12.05.2015 /

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Serkan Özkaya, ‘Double’, The Design Observer

Edited by Serkan Özkaya and published by Lars Müller Publishers, ‘Double’ is the second edition  of Manifesto Series, an art and architecture publication. The book was awarded as one of the top 50 books of 2013 by The Design Observer.  The publication includes a group of artists, architects, critics, historians and theorists, discussing the effects, […]

15.09.2014 /

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‘Steven Tool, The Art Lover’, Cabinet Magazine

Serkan Özkaya’s ‘Steven Tool The Art Lover’ series, exhibited for the first time during the artist’s recent solo show ‘Today Was Really Yesterday’ (2014) at Galerist, has been published Cabinet Magazine’s Artist Project section. Defining himself as “an adventurist who takes fiction more seriously than his experiences and pursues the former” Serkan Özkaya focuses on […]

28.05.2014 /

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‘One and Three Pasta’, Postmasters Gallery, New York

Serkan Özkaya and  George L.Legendre’s  ‘One and Three Pasta’ entitled installation which was exhibited for the first time as  part of  the group exhibition,  ‘Le Jardin de la Spéculation Cosmique’ curated by Fatos Üstek at Galerist, can now be seen at New York Postmasters Gallery between 15 march and 19 April 2014. The gallery space […]

12.03.2014 /


Serkan Özkaya’s Book Launch and Artist Talk

“Double” edited by Serkan Özkaya and “Ahali, An Anthology for Setting a Setting” edited by Can Altay are launched on the occasion of Serkan Özkaya’s solo exhibition, “Today Was Really Yesterday”. The launch is followed by an artist talk moderated by Merve Ünsal.

20.01.2014 /


‘Mirage’, Borusan Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul, Turkey

The second edition of Serkan Özkaya’s video installation “Mirage”, has been acquired by  Borusan Contemporary Art Collection. “Mirage” gives permanence to the instant of an airplane’s passage by using its shadow as the only object. .. Without making any intervention on the space itself other than light adjustments, Özkaya presents a situation that reverses the […]

20.10.2013 /


Serkan Özkaya, ‘Double’

Serkan Özkaya, with his work titled ‘David Inspired by Michelangelo’, takes part in the second book of Manifesto Series, titled ‘Double’ which is published by Lars Müller Publishers. In this book of the series, while discussing the act of replicating, the effects of doubling are being reviewed by the significant artists, architects, critics, historians and […]

25.08.2013 /


‘Premiere of Mirage’ at Postmasters Gallery, New York

Postmasters Gallery, New York opened their new Tribeca space with the premier of “Mirage”, Serkan Özkaya’s new video installation. The installation, which was shown between July 30th – August 3rd, gives permanence to the instant of an airplane’s passage by using its shadow as the only object. As a man-made machine, the airplane has been […]

30.07.2013 /