Canol Balkaya


Maybe UNOBSERVED by Levent YAVUZ, Tarık GÖK, Sezgin YALÇINER
Now (Where) or No (Where) by Erdal Kınacı

After graduating from Marmara University Fine art-sculptor department continued his education at the Royal Academy of Dutch and completed Masters in Communication and Cinema department NYT(New York Institute-Technology). He has been invited as a guest artist to various international festivals for his unique work in contemporary art. He opened total of 5 solo exhibitions,two in Ankara, one in Istanbul,Den-Haag and New York. He curated several exhibitions such as ‘Contemporary Solutions Den Haag’ in Holland. ‘Legal Lynch’ in Istanbul. ‘Missing Code in Communications’, Istanbul and ‘Vitrin’, International Ankara Film Festival. He received development support for his feature film ’Bearing’ from Turkish Ministry of Culture. He published his first book in 2013title ‘Bazen’Sometimes’. Balkaya also worked as director ,producer and coordinator for various international films. He ıs still workıng on his last book whıch will be published in 2018.

As a Director
1999 – Motionless in the Speed (Video-art)
2000- To buy the world (Video-art)
2000- Every identity can change (Video-art)
2003- Transvestiive Crowd (Documentary)
2005- 1000 and 1 Nights Stories (Docu-Drama)
2010- AlIiya (Documentary)
2007- Forbiden Letters (Short)
2014- Bearing (Scriptwriter)
2015- Passenger (Short)

As a Producer
2012- Argo, Directed by Ben Affleck (Coordinator)
2013- Crossroads, Directed by Faysal Soysal
2017- The Hive, Production, Writer and Director Eylem Kaftan
2018-Ali’s Nature, In development, Director Levent Çetin