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Askin Ercan is a video maker and digital visual artist who lives and works in Turkey. She graduated with Ph.D. at the Gazi University, Department of Fine Arts. Her recent works focus on urban life, humanity, and memory through portraying humans who are lost and sometimes visible in urban life. She has cultivated a diverse artistic practice ranging from video and installation to sound and collage.

Solo Exhibitions

2022 Critical Threshold, TOSCA Art, Ankara, Turkey

2020 #TBT, VideoBox, ODArt, Solo Video Show, Eskisehir, Turkey

2018 The Girl on the Wire, TAC Gallery, Tulsa Oklahoma USA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2022   Close Contact, Fab Galery, Tiran, Albanian

2021   Corona Monument, Eldem Art Space, Fırın, Eskisehir

2021  CICA Experimental Film and Video Festival, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea

2021 ‘WATER’, International Online Group Exhibition, Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta


2021   Corona! Shutdown!, Corona Film Collection, online

2020 'AbNORMAL' (New Normal, Covid-19) ODArt, Eskisehir, Turkey

2020 'Together', Kova Art Space, Ankara, Turkey

2020 'The Heirs' Hinterland Galerie, Wien, Austria

2019 'Plural' , Group Exhibition, ODArt, Eskisehir, Turkey

2019 Asos Congress 6. International Symposium on Fine Arts, Group Exhibition.  Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Alanya, Turkey


2018 "TAC@AHHA" 30th Tulsa artist Coalition Juried exhibition, Tulsa OK USA


2018 "X. International Caravanserai Meeting Contemporary Art Exhibition. Malatya, Turkey

2018 “Pre, Post, Errors, Preposterous: A radio program on victimizing language.”

Live broadcast with Belit Sag  and Askin Ercan, Freirad Radio Innsbruck. 25.05.2018.

Innsbruck, Austria.


2018 “A part that is missing never breaks", Kunstpavillion and Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck, Austria. 


2018 “5X5” TAC Gallery, Tulsa Oklahoma USA

2017 Crossing Borders, Living Art Tulsa, Oklahoma USA

2016 Close up, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA (Solo exhibition)


2016 The annual collage of Medicine Art Show, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA


2015 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Young Contemporary Artist Project, Cermodern, Ankara, Turkey


2015 ODTU (Middle East Technical University) Art Festival 16, KKM Art Gallery, Ankara, Turkey

2014 Visual Arts Education Assocation, Erzincan Universty Art Gallery, Erzincan,Turkey

2012 St Henry Association Artist Meeting, Toulouse, France


2012 3. International Canakkale Biennial, Canakale, Turkey


2012 Festival of Contemporary Art 2012, Fabrikart Group Nevsehir, Turkey


2012 Young, Fresh, Different 3, CDA projects, Istanbul, Turkey


2012 Young artists are meeting in Kervansaray, Battalgazi, Malatya, Turkey


2011 International Izmir Biennial, Izmir, Turkey

2011 Once upon a time...a home exhibition, Diyarbakir, Turkey


2010 Outdoor Art Exhibition Yesilyurt Cherry Festival, Malatya, Turkey


2010 Harmony in Diversity Exhibition of Anatolian Enlightenment of the Art, Istanbul, Turkey


2009 Uchisar Artist Meeting, Klaxon Culture Center, Istanbul, Turkey


2008 Language Situations, Historical Hasan Pasha Public House, Diyarbakır, Turkey


2007 You are disabled or been disabled, Art Days of Diyarbakır Municipality, Diyarbakır Turkey


2007 Uchisar Artist Meeting, French Culture Center, Istanbul, Turkey


2004 Graduation Exhibition of Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey


2000 Graduation Exhibition of Anatolian Fine Arts High School, Diyarbakır Turkey


1998 DOORS Anatolian Fine Arts High School, Diyarbakır, Turkey

2007 Here as the center of the world, Diyarbakır Art Center,Turkey

2007 Here as the center of the world Villa de Bank, Enschede, Holland

2007 Here as the center of the world Pluto, Enschede, Holland

2007 Uchisar Artist Meeting, Nevsehir,Turkey

2009 Payra I’Hers’Artist Meeting, Toulouse, France

2010 Free fall Apartment project, Istanbul, Turkey


"TAC@AHHA" 30th Tulsa artist coalition juried exhibition, Jurior's choice award

Tulsa, OK USA



The Annual College of Medicine Art Show, The Ohio State University, Honorable Mention

Columbus, USA



Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Young Contemporary Artist Competition Winner.



Young, Fresh, Different 3, CDA projects (exhibiting)



2. Söbitay ÖZER Art Competition (ÇAGSAV) (exhibiting)



Inönü University 4. National Art Competition (exhibiting)


Symposium & Research

Postmodernizm and video in deconstruction parenthesis, Asos Congress 6. International Symposium on Fine Arts,

Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Alanya, 2019


As a practice of art, construction of video in the context of reconstruction, 

Proficiency in Art, Phd Thesis

Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, 2019

The effects of smart board on visual art education of children,

National Education Congress, Nigde University, Turkey, 2014


Observation of behavior of children with Down syndrome in visual art education.

International Art Symposium, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014


The reviews of the teacher of children with disability about effects of visual arts education on children with down syndrome

2. National Visual Arts Education Symposium, Çanakkale, Turkey, 2010


The Influences Of The Education Of The Visual Arts Over The Down Syndrome Children (Diyarbakir Sample)

Master Degree Thesis, Malatya, 2009

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