Necla Rüzgar

Necla Rüzgar received the degree of Proficiency in Art from the Painting Department of the Fine Arts Faculty of Hacettepe University in 2004. After completing her master's degree in 2001 and her Ph.D. in 2004, she became a professor in 2013. On the one hand, while teaching at Hacettepe University, she also exhibited paintings, sculptures, photographs and videos on the other in cities including Istanbul, Izmir, Mardin and Diyarbakir. Her works have also been exhibited in Berlin, at the Academy der Künste and in the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest. In 2014, her first solo exhibition called "Fauna" in Galeri Nev opened. Susan Wintsch, the Swiss curator and art critic from the textual writers of the Fauna catalog, invited Rüzgar to the first of Salon Blanche in Zürich, hosted by Chris Bünter. In 2017, Wintsch organized the "Vertical Dialog" from Sao Paulo, drawing attention to the intellectual and aesthetic partnerships between Paola Junqueira and Necla Rüzgar in Galerie Widmer in Zurich. Rüzgar was presented at the exhibition of Ayşe Umur and Agah Uğur Collections: "Freundschaftsspiel" at the Museum Für Neue Kunst in the year 2016 and "The Compiler Screenings" in Stadtkino Basel in 2017. Finally, the artist is also present at the collection exhibition "In Pursuit of Now", which was hosted by Istanbul Modern in its new space.