Erdem Taşdelen

Biography

Erdem Taşdelen (b. Ankara, 1985) is a Turkish-Canadian artist based in Toronto. His multidisciplinary practice, rooted in conceptualism, involves a range of media including installation, video, drawing, sculpture, sound and artist books. His diverse projects are often characterized by a mordant humour, bringing self-expression into question within the context of culturally learned behaviours. His work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions at venues including Contemporary Art Gallery and Or Gallery, Vancouver; Pera Museum, Istanbul; Framer Framed, Amsterdam (2017); Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg (2016); Stacion Center for Contemporary Art, Kosovo; Sabanci Museum, Istanbul (2015); ARTER, Istanbul (2014); Kunstverein Hannover; Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich; MAK, Vienna; Biennial of the Americas, Denver; Western Front, Vancouver (2013); and Oakville Galleries (2012).

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Exhibition

Erdem Taşdelen. The Curtain Sweeps Down
2018.02.14 - 03.31

Erdem Taşdelen’s first solo exhibition in Montreal explores the sociopolitical implications of the story behind Genç Kızlar, a work of literature published in Turkey in 1950…

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Event

Discussion with Erdem Taşdelen, Oxana Timofeeva and Véronique Leblanc
2018.03.23

VOX invites you to a discussion around the analogous issues raised by the exhibitions The Curtain Sweeps Down and Chto Delat? Performative Practices of Our Time. This roundtable will bring together artists Erdem Taşdelen (Toronto) and Oxana Timofeeva (St. Petersburg), as well as curator Véronique Leblanc.

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