Born in 1981, Istanbul, Turkey
Lives and works between Istanbul and Menlo Park in SF Bay Area, California

Selected Solo Show
2020 "In The Body", Evliyagil Dolapdere, Istanbul

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 “Crystal Chateau”, curated by Can Akgümüş, Evliyagil Museum, Ankara
2019 "Gaia Has 1000 Names", curated by Tara Londi, Elgiz Museum, Istanbul
2019 "Happening Now", curated by Özge İnal, Artnivo, Akaretler Art Weeks, Istanbul
2018 6th International Çanakkale Biennial: “Before the Past, After the Future”, curated by CABININ, Çanakkale, Turkey
2017 “Floating Tactics After a Sunken Island”, curated by Sibel Horada, Daire Gallery, Istanbul

2017 “ONE”, curated by Simge Burhanoğlu, Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilisations (RCAC), co-produced by RCAC and Performistanbul, a parallel event to the 15th Istanbul Biennial in the context of "The Curious Case of Çatalhöyük" exhibition at RCAC

Selected International Press

Matt Hanson, "On next-wave feminism: An installation by Nazlı Gürlek Hodder", Daily Sabah, December 28, 2020

Hatice Utkan Özden, "Exploring art as healer and alchemy", Hürriyet Daily News, December 24, 2020 
Gesualdo Busacca, “Being ONE with the Past”, Art Unlimited, December 2017
İrem Yasar, “Ancient wall painting inspires modern performance artist”, Daily Sabah, September 08, 2017
Kaya Genç, “Adventurous exhibition explores 'Floating Tactics After a Sunken Island'”, Daily Sabah, November 03, 2017
Syskia Lissens, “Edging Toward Arabia: Istanbul Hosts Jameel Prize 4”, Harpers Bazaar Art, June 2016

2008 MFA Curating, Goldsmiths College, London
2006 BA Painting, The Academy of Fine Arts of Florence 

Education and Workshops in Expressive Arts Therapies

2020 The Singing Body, with Dohee Lee, Tamalpa Institute, San Rafael, California

​2019 Life/Art Process® with Daria Halprin, Tamalpa Institute, San Rafael, California
2018 “Bring Your Imagination to Life: An Introduction to Scoring & Performance" with Joy Cosculluela, Tamalpa Institute, San Rafael, California
2018 Skinner Releasing Technique Level 1 Training, Mimar Sinan Unviersity of Fine Arts Contemporary Dance Department, Istanbul
2017 Introduction to Dance Therapy Master, Codarts, Rotterdam

Nazlı Gürlek Hodder