2022 | NYC | Artist
Hamza Kırbaş, Words and Things, CG Composition, 50000 × 30000 Px, 150x90 cm, Fine Art Print, 2021.
Artist Name: Hamza Kırbaş
Residency Dates: July - September 2022
Hometown: Batman, Turkey
Lives & Works: Istanbul, Turkey
Education: B.A. Batman University, Fine Arts Faculty, Painting Dept. Batman, TUR (2013 -2017) / University of Silesia, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphics Dept. Katowice, POL (2015-2016) / M.F.A. Hacettepe University Fine Arts Institute, Painting Dept. Ankara, TUR (2017-2019)
Hamza Kırbaş is a Turkish artist currently in residency at RU. After studying graphic design at the University of Silesia in Poland, he completed a Master's degree at the Hacettepe University Fine Arts Institute in Ankara, Turkey.
Kırbaş’ multi-disciplinary practice encompasses 3D visuals, 3D animations, sculptures, installations, site-specific installations, and augmented reality. His works are conceived and shaped as a communication model between space, time and the audience. He takes subjects from daily life to establish links with the past, future and present. In particular, he transforms the moment we live into images that reflect the global scale and the effects these events have on our lives whereby the viewer is solicited to become an active participant.
Kırbaş has exhibited internationally. Venues include most recently the group show Presence at Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space (2022, New York); Morrow Collective 50 years of the UAE Virtual Metaverse Exhibition (2021, Dubai); 34th Festival Les Instants Video (2021, Marseille); IN-SONORA 11 International Festival of Sound and Interactive Art (2021, Madrid); Video Art Miden, Meta-Thesis exhibition (2020, Greece); Cuvo Festival 'Teen Game' 2020 (2020, Madrid); FILE Festival (2019, São Paulo); 18th WRO Media Art Biennale (2019, Wroclaw); Hyperpossibility at CENTRALE FESTIVAL 11 (2019, Italy); SIMULTAN FESTIVAL XIV. (2019, Romania); 32nd European Media Art Festival (2019, Germany); BIG for the Wrong Biennale (2019, Copenhagen); Under the Subway Video Art Night 8th edition at JCC Harlem (2018, New York); VIDEOFEST2K18 at the International Biennial of Video art and Contemporary Film (2018, California).