ARZU OZKAL
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2016
Gave an artist talk as a part of the Fall 2016 Department of Art Speaker Series at State University of Buffalo (UB.)
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Home Affairs is participating in The Rebellious Muse Feminist Art Festival in Amsterdam, NL.
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In June, I will be at Pace House Residency at Maine College of Art with DesignInquiry fellows, Tricia Treacy, Jonathan Novak, Neil Patel, Joshua Unikel, Steve Bowden and Chris Fox.
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Home Affairs is featured in Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism Vol. 43, No. 5.
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Participated in Energy: Made in Form Exhibition at SDSU Downtown Gallery.
Read on The San Diego Union Tribune.
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Home Affairs is showing a new project in The Let-down Reflex Exhibition curated by Amber Berson and Juliana Driever at EFA Project Space in New York.
Read review on HYPERALLERGIC.
Read review on Canadian Art Magazine.
Read interview on Lines-Between.
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Home Affairs is participating in the international artists-led space Project Goleb in the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands.


2015
DesignInquiry fellows, Tricia Treacy, Jon Novak, Neil Patel, Joshua Unikel, Steve Bowden and myself just installed further meditations on NO QUO in the exhibition Exchange, curated by Cassandra Schultz of Queensland College of Art at Crane Arts Gallery in Philadelphia.
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Invited to participate in the (Con)text: Rethinking Language in Art Exhibition at San Diego Art Institute.
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Received a DesignInquiry Fellowship for 2015-2016.
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Participated in Design Inquiry's NoQuo this summer in Vinalhaven, Maine.
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Gave an artist talk as a part of Show and Tell presented by Friends of Graphic Design & the PSU Graphic Design Program. Video documentation of the talk is here.
Also did a workshop on Turkish Social Life + Design Thinking.
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Home Affairs Exhibition, an ongoing collaboration by Arzu Ozkal and Nanette Yannuzzi is opened at Art Produce Gallery in San Diego on May 10, 2015.
Read on San Diego City Beat
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Participated in TELEPHONE: An International Arts Experiment presented by the Satellite Collective.
Read on The New York Times
Read on HYPERALLERGIC
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Presented paper "Design Non-design" at AIGA Design Educators Conference: SPACES OF LEARNING in Toronto, Canada.
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My review of People's Biennial 2014 with Claudia Pederson's Harrell Fletcher interview is in Afterimage Vol 42 No 5.
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Co-curated A Thousand Plates Exhibition with Eva Struble for SDSU Downtown Gallery. Read review on SeedBroadcast Blog.
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Home Affairs #1 was included in the Voices: An Artist’s Perspective online exhibition and catalog, a juried exhibition organized by UniteWomen.org

2014

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) Regional Juried Exhibiton curated by Natalia Mount
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Invited to give a talk at the University of Michigan in Dialogues in Feminism, Technology & Culture course.
Blog reviews by the students. Video documentation of the talk.
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Pass the Pixel project is selected for the 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial.
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Participated in the Design Inquiry's Drawing with Ghosts project as part of Machine Project's Field Guide to the Gamble House residency.
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Design Inquiry Access Project has launched.
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Participated DesignInquiry Residency in Vinalhaven, Maine for "Access".
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Presented paper at the Design and Resistance Conference at Yasar University in Izmir, Turkey.
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Participated in the 15th METU Art Festival
Annual Art Exhibition at Middle East Technical Univeristy
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H O M E | Women's Networks Athens website is launched.
womensnetworks-athens.info
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Received grant from SDSU The University Grants Program (UGP)
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Gün was reviewed in Afterimage The Journal of New Media and Cultural Criticism Vol. 41, no. 4 by Julie Perini
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ENACT Art in The Mind Exhibition has been a jury selection in the Japan Media Arts Festival. Congratulations to the curators!