Pelin Tan is involved in research-based artistic and architectural projects that focus on urban conflict & territorial politics, gift economy, the condition of labour and mixed methods in research. She has also done research into artist-run-spaces whilst she was a research fellow with The Japan Foundation in 2012. While in residence, Tan will connect with local artists and institutions whilst exploring the larger region of Southeast Asia.
10 April - 14 April 2016
Pelin Tan is involved in research-based artistic and architectural projects that focus on urban conflict & territorial politics, gift economy, the condition of labour and mixed methods in research.
Curator · NTU CCA Singapore
COUNTRY OF PRACTICE: Turkey
Pelin Tan (b. 1974,Turkey) is a sociologist and art historian based in Mardin, Turkey. Assoc.Prof. at Architecture Faculty, Mardin Artuklu University and contributor of The Silent University (educational platform for/by refugees/migrants). Currently visiting Assoc.Prof. at School of Design, Hong Kong PolyU (2016). Fellow of ACT Program, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tan is a member of Art1kisler video collective. She is the Turkey curator of Actopolis project (Goethe Inst. Athens, 2015 ‚ 2017). Lead author of Towards New Urban Society– IPSP (Edts.Saskia Sassen&Edgar Pieterse, 2015 ‚ 2017). Tan participated in Lisbon Architecture Triennial (2013), Montreal Biennial (2014), Istanbul Biennial (2007, 2015), Oslo Architecture Triennial (2016), Cyprus Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennial (2016). Residencies: CCA Kitakyushu (2015), IASPIS (2008), GeoAir (2011).
Arus Balik: From below the wind to above the wind and back again
22 Mar 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
Campur, Tolak, Kali, Bahagi, Sama Dengan (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Equals) Solo Project by Roslisham Ismail aka Ise
16 Jan - 07 Mar 2021
Vivarium (wii fl∞w w/ l4if but t4k£ ø forms, ♥) by Fyerool Darma
07 Dec 2019 - 12 Jul 2020
01 Apr 2020 - 29 Sep 2020
01 Aug 2016 - 28 Sep 2016
09 Dec 2017 - 06 Mar 2018
Ana Prvački in collaboration with Joyce Bee Tuan Koh and Galina Mihaleva Mouthful (masked duet)
09 Jan - 07 Mar 2021
Journey of a Yellow Man. Selected Materials from the Independent Archive
15 Sep 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
Culture City. Culture Scape. Art, Urban Change, and the Public Sphere
31 Aug 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice
29 Oct 2016 - 29 Jan 2017
01 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019