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Pinar Yoldas

Infradisciplinary architect, artist and researcher

Infradisciplinary architect/artist/researcher currently based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Yoldas’s (1979) work develops within the biological sciences and digital technologies and takes the form of architectural installations, kinetic sculpture, sound, video and drawing, with a focus on post-humanism, eco-nihilism, the Anthropocene and feminist technoscience.

Her many solo shows include The Warm, the Cool and the Cat, Röda Sten Konsthall (2016); the Polytechnical Museum, Moscow (2015); and An Ecosystem of Excess, Ernst Schering Project Space. Her work has also been shown in group exhibitions, among them ThingWorld, National Art Museum of Beijing (2014); Transmediale Festival, Berlin (2014), Exo-Evolution, ZKM (2015); the 14th Istanbul Biennial (2015); and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (2016).

Her book An Ecosystem of Excess was published by ArgoBooks in 2014. Yoldas is a 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow in the Fine Arts and a 2016 Future Emerging Art and Technology Award recipient. She holds a BArch, MA and MS from top institutions in Turkey and an MFA from UCLA and a PhD from Duke University in the USA.

Participates in the exhibition "Science Friction" with installation Ecosystem of Excess, 2014.

Update: 21 May 2021

Has participated in

Science Friction

Living Among Companion Species