Leylâ Gediz

Leylâ Gediz was born in Istanbul in 1974. Gediz occupies an important place in the field of visual arts in Turkey and abroad. After attending the Staedelschule für Bildende Künste in Frankfurt and the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, she completed her MA in Visual Arts at Goldsmiths College (London) and a BA in Fine Art at The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL (London). She has been widely exhibited and her work is included in several prestigious private and public collections. Three of her works previously shown during Serpilen at The Pill are being presently exhibited in the Collection presentation at the Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven.

  • Collaboration, 2017, oil on canvas, 135 x 110 x 4 cm (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • Cursor, oil on paper, 2017, 63 x 42 cm (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • Assemblage I (detail), 2017, 5 used Ikea chairs and brown sugar cubes, 40 x 70 x 260 cm, Installation view Parabéns, AKINCI (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • Divided we stand (Souvenir d’Istanbul), 2017, oil on canvas, 90 x 90 cm (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • Encounter II, 2017, oil on canvas, 40 x 60 cm (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • Obscura, 2017, oil on canvas, 50x40 cm (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • Untitled, oil on canvas, 2017, oil on canvas, 40 x 60 cm (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • World I & II, 2017, pencil on paper, 2 x 32,5 x 31,5 (photo: Wytske van Keulen)

  • Steady Diet, 2017, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm (photo: Wytske van Keulen)