lives and works in Istanbul, currently Hildesheim, Germany
After graduation from Ankara Anatolian High School of Fine Arts Painting Department Burçak Konukman completed his bachelor degree on education of visual arts at Eskişehir Anadolu University. In 2009 He is started MA at Bilgi University, cultural management and he is taking part at Hildesheim University and studying Culture Science in 2015 summer semester for erasmus + exhange program. Burçak Konukman known as his multidisciplinar video and photo installations with live performances and site specific interventions. He had an artist in residency scholarship at Art Center Istanbul by sponsorship of Borusan Holding between 2010 – 2012. He is part of Sinopale (international sinop bienniale) initiative in different social engaged projects as artist and volunteer between 2006 – 2014. He had a artist in residency scholarship at Kultur Kontakt Austria and he followed his art research and experiences in Vienna, 2013. His performances, video and photo installations takes part of international biennials, exhibitions and festivals since 2008. Burçak Konukman produced a radio show called “zamansız” which is brodcasted at Açık Radio between 2010 – 2013. He is co-founder and co-director of Germany based IPA(international Performance Association) Istanbul and he is Artistic Director of festival which took place in Istanbul called Platform Young Performance Artists 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions.
2008 the 2nd Sinop Biennale, Sinopale | 2011 Questioning of Situation, Borusan Music Hall,İstanbul | IPA Summer Camp Platform for Young Performance Artists Berlin | European Performance Art Festival (EPAF) | Destruction, İstanbul | 2012 What I love,Borusan Music Hall ,İstanbul | Torino Performance Art Festival , Italy | 1st International Performance Festival Noseland, Switzerland | IPA Summer Camp Platform for Young Performance Artists İstanbul, Turkey | 2013 MPA-B (Month of Performance Art Berlin) | Kunsthof Zürich: “Showing or Snowing Art in June? on Art, Value, Price, Work and the Market”. Second event of “Opportunities for Outdoor Play? Playgrounds – New Spaces of Liberty (The Question of Form) | “Come and Go” Exhibtion at Switz Embassy, Vienna | KulturKontak Artist in Residency Exhibition , Galeria Art Point, Vienna | Mixer Summer Selection ‘13, İstanbul | IPA Summer Camp Platform for Young Performance Artists, İstanbul | Aviso: Air Show Video, Galeria Art Point Vienna | 2014 Dilemma Exhibition at Mixer, İstanbul | IPA Summer – Platform for Young Performance Artists İstanbul | 5. Sinop Bienniale, Performance Section | IPA Summer- Platform for Young Performnce Artists, Bucharest, Romania | 2015 Pop-up exhibition at Kargart,İstanbul | Assoziationsraum , Wunderkrammer , 100.burg-halle.de