Hasan AKSAYGIN (HA) / Hank Yan AGASSI (HYA)

(b. in Nicosia, 1986) lives and works in Berlin. Pronouns: him, his / (b. in unknown, inconstant) occasionally visits Berlin of our present time to work. Pronouns: it, its 


EDUCATION (HA)

2016 - 2018     MA, Universität der Künste, Art in Context, Berlin 

2010 - 2015     Diploma (BA/MA), Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, Painting, Berlin 

2005 - 2009     BFA, Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting, Istanbul 


SHOWS

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2021        Angst, Keine Angst / Fear, No Fear / 问你惊未, Times Art Center, Berlin (HYA)

2021       Die Balkone, in an Artistic Collaboration with Hannah Hurtzig,  Berlin (HA)

2021        Tempo Incognito: On Flows, Rhythm, and Movement, in an Artistic Dialog with Leman Sevda Darıcıoğlu, DEPO, Istanbul (HYA)

2019        The Relative Naive, Galerie Waisser Elefant, Berlin (HYA)

2019        SINIR/SIZ, Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride, Istanbul (HYA)

2018        Conlang, Seen by #10, Museum für Fotografie, Berlin (HA & HYA)

2017        Reframing Worlds: Mobility and Gender in a Postcolonial, Feminist Perspective, nGbK, Berlin (HA)

2017        Shadow Waiting for the Full Moon, OBROŃCÓW STALINGRADU, Sczcecin (HA)

2017        ğ - das weiche g: queere Formen migrieren, Schwules Museum*, Berlin (HA)

2017        Bodylandscapingtime, nGbK, Berlin (HA)

2013        Bufferzone: Checkpoint, Apartment Project, DEPO, Istanbul (HA)

2011        Responding to the New Moon, Tanja Wagner Gallery, Berlin (HA)

2010        AH OH, Galerie NON, Istanbul (HA)

2009        Borders-Orbits 06, Siemens Sanat, Istanbul (HA)


Solos

2015 JHAD, GSL Project, Berlin (HA & Jhad)

2012 Methodical Inquires #3: Hasan's Surprise, Polistar, Istanbul (HA)


Curatorial 

2017        Co-Curator, The Lightest Shade of Aflatoon, Schwules Museum*, Berlin (HA)


LECTURES and PRESENTASTIONS

2020       "The Little Phanorious," HOPSCOTCH READING ROOM, Berlin (HA & HYA)

2019       "New Materialism as Empowering Art Practice," Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel (HA)

2017       Artist Talk, Schwules Museum*, Berlin (HA)

2017       Artist Talk, Symposium: New Queer Positionings in Media Art & Theory, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig (HA)

2016       "Power of Myth and Homoerotic Desire," Inside/Outside: Queer Networks in Transnational Perspective, Leibniz University, Hannover (HA)

2012        Artist Talk, Polistar, Istanbul (HA)