Ergin Cavusoglu

Professor of Contemporary Art

School of Art, Design and Media

Middlesex University

Contemporary Art, Video and Film, Visual Arts

Ergin Çavuşoğlu (born in Bulgaria, 1968) studied at The National School of Fine Arts ‘Iliya Petrov’, Sofia in the early 1980s. He consequently received a BA from the University of Marmara, Istanbul, MA from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a PhD from University of Portsmouth. He currently lives and works in London, United Kingdom. He is a Professor of Contemporary Art at Middlesex University, London. Central to Çavuşoğlu’s conceptual art practice are themes that examine notions of place, liminality and the conditions of cultural production, which he has been exploring in a diversity of media, including narrative film, video and sound installations, sculpture and drawing. The pattern of literary references in his large-scale narrative installation works unfold a series of moral paramore...

2008-2009 PhD, University of Portsmouth 1994-1995 MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London 1990-1994 BA Painting, University of Marmara, Istanbul 1982-1987 I. Petrov School of Fine Arts, Sofia

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  1. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2018) Alterity (2011) video installation. [Artefact]
  2. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2019) Speaking power to (post) truth. [Artefact]
  3. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2017) Desire Lines /Tarot & Chess/, BüroSarigedik - Bilsart, Istanbul. [Show/Exhibition]
  4. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2018) Places: one after another. [Artefact]
  5. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2018) Dust Breeding (2011 - 2018), Installation view, Galleria d’Arte Moderna Milano (GAM). [Artefact]
  6. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2018) Downward Straits (2004) [installation in The First Round, Banu - Hakan Çarmıklı Collection exhibition Galata Greek Primary School, Istanbul]. [Artefact]
  7. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2017) Liminal Crossing (2009) [video and sound installation in the exhibition: On Anam? Where are we going?]. [Artefact]
  8. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2017) Your Story! Geschichten von Flucht und Migration (Stories of Flight and Migration). [Artefact]
  9. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2016) But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa (2016) Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. [Artefact]
  10. Cavusoglu, Ergin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4819-214X (2016) Which Sun Gazed Down on Your Last Dream? (2016). [Show/Exhibition]