Mesut Öztürk

Mesut Öztürk was born in Bulgaria in 1989 and he migrated to Turkey with his family in the same year. After graduating from Architecture, he completed his M. Arch degree in “History, Theory, Criticism in Architecture” in İstanbul Bilgi University with a dissertation about informal settlements of İstanbul. He is a part time lecturer in Istanbul Bilgi University Architecture Department. He abandoned his PhD program in Urban Planning and has started to work on his passion, ceramics. He produces his signature work, Halka Vase Collection since 2019.

Exhibitions & Collaborations
Oct 2020 – “New Normal” Latest Edition of Halka Vases, artist’s studio, Istanbul.
Oct 2020 – “Streetview” project curated by in-between Design Platform & funded by Swedish Institute
Oct 2020 – Milano Design City, curated by Rossana Orlandi
Jul 2020 – Rossana Orlandi Summer Gallery, Porto Cervo, Italy
Jul 2020 – 74 Escape Gallery & Store. Maça Kızı Bodrum, Turkey
Mar 2020 – Studio Warming Exhibition, artist’s studio. Istanbul, Turkey
Jan 2020 – OMM Design Shop. Eskişehir, Turkey
Jan 2020 – Pop-up Sale, Sanayi 313. Istanbul, Turkey
Dec 2019 – “Jacquemus Braderie” Archive Sale, Jacquemus and Meet My Project. Paris, France
Nov 2019 – Maison Française Back to Home, Tom Tom Designhood. Istanbul, Turkey
Nov 2019 – Pop-up contemporary design store curated by In-Between Design Platform. Istanbul, Turkey
Sep 2019 – 1000 Vases, Paris Design Week, Espace Commines. Paris, France

Placed Works
Restaurant Oursin, 60 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France
Maça Kızı Hotel, Bodrum, Turkey

Interviews
Jul 2020 – İstanbul 74
Jul 2020 – Tasarlayanlar
Jun 2020 – Tous Mag
Apr 2020 – l’Officiel Art Turkey
Apr 2020 – Spotlight by in-between Podcast
Mar 2020 – Maison Française Turkey
Mar 2020 – Alem Magazine
Mar 2020 – Elle Decoration Turkey
Feb 2020 – Out of Office Podcast
Jan 2020 – The Magger
Dec 2019 – Denemen Lazım
Nov 2019 – Vogue Turkey
Nov 2019 – Istanbul Design Biennial Blog

Photography Credit
Nilay Eren

Contact
info@ozturkmesut.com
http://instagram.com/mesozt

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