Ranging from drawings and videos to performative and collaborative projects, İnci Eviner’s large body of work comprises multilayered pieces that originate from drawings. Eviner explores the politics of desire, space, subjectivity and its potentiality.
Eviner’s work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions worldwide. Solo shows include İnci Eviner: Retrospective, Istanbul Modern (2016); Runaway Girls, The Drawing Center, New York (2015) and Broken Manifestos, Espace Châtelain, Brussels (2013). Among her group shows are Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj (2017); Utopia/Dystopia, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon (2017); Rainbow Caravan, Aichi Triennale, Japan (2016); Home Works 7, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut (2015); Everyday Life, 4th Asian Art Biennial, Taichung, Taiwan (2013); Mom, Am I Barbarian?, 13th Istanbul Biennial (2013) and Live Cinema/In the Round: Contemporary Art from the East Mediterranean, Philadelphia Museum of Art, US (2011).
Eviner was a winner of the Sharjah Biennial Prize (2017), and she was an artist-in-residence at SAM Art Projects, Paris (2010); Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne (2009); Cité international des arts, Paris (2008) and International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York (2004-2005).
She received her BA from the Istanbul State Academy of Fine Arts (1980) and her PhD from Mimar Sinan Üniversitesi, Faculty of Fine Arts, Istanbul (1987).
Born in Ankara in 1956, Eviner lives and works in Istanbul.
This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 13 and co-winner of the Sharjah Biennial Prize (2017).