Hamza Kırbaş (1992, Batman) graduated from Batman University Faculty of Fine Arts Painting Department in 2017. He continued his education at Silesia University Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Department in 2014/2015. He graduated master from Hacettepe University Fine Arts Institute in 2020.

In my works, I offer concepts and analyses to the audience; I aim for viewers to understand, solve and complete them with their own thoughts. My works consist of hybrid structures that use past and present images together.

The artist uses mediums such as video installation, sound installation, interactive installations, sculpture, data visualization, site-specific, CG animation in versatile art practice. His work is shaped around socio-political concepts such as space, public space, identity, gender, and migration.

His works; especially in Turkey; It was exhibited in many international exhibitions, festivals, and biennials in England, New York, Baja California, Colombia, Malta, Hungary, Brazil, Poland, France, Germany, Spain, Finland, China, Ecuador, Greece, and Italy.

In 2018, he was nominated from Turkey for the by Warsteiner Blooom Award in Düsseldorf. In 2019, he received the Critics Award from the Venice lands Art Prize in Italy.



2013 -2017   BA, Batman University, Fine Arts faculty, Painting Department. Batman, TUR

2015-2016    Erasmus Exchange Program, University Of Silesia, Faculty Of Fine Arts, Graphics Department. Katowice, POL

2016-2017    Siirt University, Faculty of Education, Teaching certificate. Siirt, TUR

2017-2020    MA, Hacettepe University Fine Arts Institute. Ankara, TUR

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019   Area of Powerism, Alan İktidarcılığı, exhibition in public places, İstanbul. TUR

2019   Suspended, Askıda Kalanlar, BILSART Istanbul. TUR

2017   Silent Lingua Franca, Batman University Fine Arts faculty Art Gallery. Batman, TUR

2016   Unlimited Faces, Silesia University Art Gallery, Katowice, Cieszyn, POL

Selected Group Exhibitions


Akbank 38. Contemporary Artist Prize, Achievement Prize, Istanbul, TR

Rotary art competition, Achievement award, Istanbul,TR

Video Art Miden, Meta-Thesis, online exhibition, GR

FILE 2020, SESI Gallery of Art, Sao Paulo, BRA

Convocatoria IN-SONORA 11 International Exhibition Interactive Art, Madrid, SP.

Cuvo Festival  ‘Teen Game’ 2020. Madrid, SP


BIG for the Wrong Biennale, Copenhagen, DK.


32st Festival les Instants Video, Marseille, FR

Convocatoria IN-SONORA 11 International Exhibition of Sound and Interactive Art

Madrid, Spain, March 2020

Lanzarote Arts Festival Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Spain

Palestine Video Art and Performance Biennale A.M. Qattan Foundation, Les Instants Vidéo 2019 6th edition Ramallah and Gaza.

Videokanava Fem 4 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tampere, Finland.

Photometria, Screenings, International Photography Festival Municipal Cultural multiplex (Palea Sfagia) of Ioannina, GR

II Muestra de Video Arte Faenza, Fin de Semana de semana ArtBo. Bogotá, CO

CENTRALE FESTIVAL 11, Hyperpossibility, Rocca Malatestiana di Fano, ITA

Digigether, Uniq Gallery, Istanbul. TUR

VeniceLands ArtPrize 2019, Trevico, Venice, ITA

Biennale WRO 18th Media Art Biennale 2019, Wroslaw, POL

FILE 2019, SESI Gallery of Art, Sao PauloBRA

32nd European Media Art Festival (EMAF), Osnabrück, GER

Mamut art Project MAP19, Istanbul, TUR

Video Art Miden: Videolands, MOMus- Experimental Center for the Arts, Thessaloniki, GR

VIDEOperformance 2019, Art Web Gallery, 8th edition, ITA


Blooom Award By Warsteiner 2018 Nominee, Düsseldorf, GER

31st Festival les Instants Video, November, Marseille, FR

Under The Subway Video Art Night 8th edition, JCC HARLEM, New York, USA

Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània, Valencia, SP

Verbeke Foundation, BEL

Galeria Taller Gorria, La Havana, CUB

Cervantes Institute, Sao Paulo, BRA

Funka Fest, Festival of Visual Arts, Guayaquil, EC

International biennial of Video art and Contemporary Film VIDEOFEST2K18, Instituto de Cultura de Baja California

Video art Miden International video art festival screening program, Athens, GR

Digilogue Future Tellers 2018, Base İstanbul, TUR

International Mahalla Festival, Malta

74. State Painting And Sculpture Competition, Ankara, TUR

There’s No Other Me, Municipality of Çankaya, Contemporary art center. Ankara, TUR

Over And Over Mixer Art Galley, Istanbul, TUR

Young contemporary art exhibition, Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, CHN

TC. Ministry of Culture and tourism General Directorate of Fine Arts young art 4.Contemporary art project exhibition, Ankara, TUR

#Art&I, MyMuseum Gallery, Budapeşt, HUN

Mixer Sessions III Mixer Art Gallery, Istanbul, TUR

Bang. Art Innovation Prix, Istanbul, TUR


W: OW Cologne International Video art Festival, The New Museum of Networked & artvideoKOELN, Köln, GER

Chrom-Art international Art festival Oxo Tower, London, UK

Elgiz Museum, Istanbul Rotary art competition and Exhibition, Istanbul, TUR

TUYAP 27th international Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, TUR

BASE of the Faculty of Fine Arts alumni exhibition, Istanbul, TUR

Young art from Anatolia lll – new horizons, Turkmall Art Gallery, Istanbul, TUR

7. International triennial of Marmara University Fine Arts faculty, Istanbul, TUR

GTZ Art Exhibition, Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center, Istanbul, TUR

TC. Ministry of Culture and tourism General Directorate of Fine Arts young art 3.Contemporary art project exhibition, Ankara TUR

UPSD. Activity 7 young, Exhibition, MKM Beşiktaş Çağdaş, Istanbul, TUR

BatArtLab: Young Activity, Young Artist of the Year, Batman, TUR

Selected Publications


The Social Art Award, Edition No. 2 ‘We are the People – Peaceful Revolutions’  Book Publication,Berlin, GER


Lungs Project Artist-run curatorial Project with an annual contemporaryart & literature print puplication. October, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


Loosenart Open Boundaries, Book Publication, Rome, ITA

Average art magazin Average Art 16 November, Liverpool, UK

Selected workshop

2019 Digigether, Workshop, Uniq Gallery, TAK, Istanbul.

2018 Digilogue Future Tellers, Zorlu Arts Center, Istanbul.


Akbank 38. Contemporary Artist Prize, Achievement Prize, Istanbul, TR

Istanbul Rotary Art Prize, Achievement Prize, Istanbul.

VeniceLands Art Prize Received the Critics Award, Venice, ITA

By Warsteiner Bloom Award, nominated, Düsseldorf, GER

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