ARCUS Project 2013 IBARAKI / Artist-in-Residence Program

We are pleased to announce the following artists selected for ARCUS Project 2014 IBARAKI, Artist-in-Residence Program

For the open call of applications, we received 640 applicants from 78 countries / regions, the largest number of applicants ever. The final selection has done by Ms.Mihoko Nishikawa(Guest curator 2014 / Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo), Dr.Abdellah Karroum (Invited international curator 2014 / Director of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art) and Mr.Fumio Nanjo (ARCUS Project Adviser / Director of Mori Art Museum)

Seyit Battal Kurt


1978 Born in Agri, Turkey
Lives and works in Dordrecht, Netherlands


2010 M.A., Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2005 B.A., the Sculpture Department, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands

【Selected Exhibitions and Activities】
2014 'Now&After'14, International Video Art Festival, The State Museum of Gulag, Moscow, Russia
2012 "Yin & Jan", the 2nd International Mardin Biennial, Mardin, Turkey
2012 Gyeonggi Creation Center Creation Residence, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2011 "Yin & Jan", Maritiem Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2010 World Expo Shanghai, China
2009 "CityOneminutes", Arsenale Novissimo, The 53rd Venice Biennale, Italy

Seyit Battal Kurt

"Memories beneath the dining room"
HD video and recycled plastic, 2012

Seyit Battal Kurt

"The Eventual Probability of Landscape No.4"
7 videos combined with found natural objects and industrial garbage materials, 2012

Seyit Battal Kurt

"Qanok"
Documentary Film, 70 min, 2012

Florencia Rodríguez Giles


1978 Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina


2012 Kuitca / Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina
(Analysis and Development of Projects in Visual Arts)
2002 B.A./M.A., in Painting, National University Institute of the Arts [IUNA], Buenos Aires, Argentina

【Selected Exhibitions and Activities】
2013 "Círculos en movimiento", MAMBA Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, Argentina
2012 "Il va se passer quelque chose", Maison de l'Amérique Latine, Paris, France
2012 "HOME AGAIN -10 Artists who have experienced Japan", Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2011 "Posesión", Ruth Benzacar Gallery / Torcuato Di Tella University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010 Art Production Fellowship, Fondo Nacional de las Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009 " Paper Plays", Gallery Side2, Tokyo, Japan
2009 The Backers Foundation and AIT Residence Program, Arts Initiative Tokyo [AIT], Tokyo, Japan

Florencia Rodríguez Giles

"Game table"
watercolour, 2014

Florencia Rodríguez Giles

"Círculos en Movimiento"
Music Dance Machine. Installation performance, 2013

Florencia Rodríguez Giles

"El lo sabe o quizás tampoco lo sepa"
Performance, 2012

Constantinos Taliotis


1983 Born in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Lives and works in Nicosia, Cyprus.


2008 M.A., Philosophy and Contemporary Critical Theory, Middlesex University, London
2006 B.A., (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design. University of the Arts, London

【Selected Exhibitions and Activities】
2014 ISCP Residency Program, ISCP, New York
2013 "Oo", Cyprus Pavilion, The 55th Venice Biennale, Italy
2013 "50 YEARS OF JAMES BOND AGAINST ARCHITECTURE", Pilot Galeri, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 International Studio Programme, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2012 "CASTING MODERNIST ARCHITECTURE", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2012 "AFTERMATH", Akbank Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey

Constantinos Taliotis

"The day the Chaly stood still"
Sculpture, Concrete, 2013
(Photo: Robertas Narkus)

Constantinos Taliotis

"Casting Modernist Architecture", Installation, Mixed Media, 2012
(Photo: Markus Georg & Max Schroeder)

Constantinos Taliotis

"I know you robbed the bank. You know you robbed the bank. That makes it unanimous", From the photographic series "You can be a cop, a criminal or a lawyer. When you are facing a loaded gun, what's the difference?"
Digital c-print, 2010/11

We will announce updated information about the resident artists on our website soon.

Call for ARCUS Project 2014 IBARAKI Artist in residence program is closed on April 30, 2014.

We will call for ARCUS Project 2015 IBARAKI at the beginning of 2015.