Saner’s first photo-book: “Inside The Ring” is available to be ordered

Currently based in Berlin, Germany – has been commissioning as a freelance photographer and a videographer apart from her own events. Ceren had worked with / in Berlinale Film Festival, BOILERROOM, Empowe/AR Festival, JaJaJa MusicMissy Magazine, NoShadeStudio Я – Maxim Gorki Theater, wirmachendas among other platforms, projects, institutions and events dealing with the themes of intersectionality, migration, and identity politics. Please contact here for future collaborations.

Residencies & Workshops & Artist Talks & Lecture Performances

Artist talk in Project Space Festival Berlin’s 2019 program When the hunger starts in collaboration with Poşe,
“ Çilingir Sofrası // The Table of Locksmith ”, Hallo Machen, Berlin, DE

2016 – 2019  #isntitlovethetour – “ isn’t it Love? ” Photoshowing & Talk Tour

Ceren Saner had a tour around Germany and Europe in collaboration with 7 Letters Collective.
he was giving lecture performances with her artworks centering upon perspectives on the intersection of art, queer scene, LGBTIQ+ movement and activism in Turkey. During her tour, she had multiple guerilla exhibitions and participated to international art festivals, academic lectures and conferences, and social events along the way. 

Thus, she had events in Berlin, Cologne, Flensburg, Halle(Saale), Hamburg, Lüneburg, Mainz, Mannheim, Markelfingen am Bodensee, Mühldorf am Inn, Münster, Stuttgart, DE / Brussels, BE / Prague, CZ / Salzburg, AT / Amsterdam, NL for this tour.

2016  Casa dell’Arte Art Residency Program organized by The Art Department, Casa dell’Arte Hotel of Arts and Leisure, Bodrum, TR
2016  “ Subject to Erring ” workshop by Identity Lab Sessions, The Consulate General of Sweden, Istanbul, TR
2015  Artist talk in the monthly queer art meetings, KÖŞE, Istanbul, TR
2015  “ In Between Photographs ” workshop by Der Greif, FiLBooks, Istanbul, TR [printed publication]
2015  Artist talk in Contemporary Art Project’s program “ Am I a contemporary artist? ”, Studios Cukurcuma, Istanbul, TR
2014  Artist talk in “ Queerstanbul ” Diverse Exhibition Project, Kunstlerhaus mit Galerie, Gottingen, DE

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019/2020  “ Pride & Inside The Ring ”, COMMUNITYartCENTERmannheim / as part of Licht Meile, Mannheim, DE

Selected Group Exhibitions & Festivals

2020 ” Almost There, Museum Without Walls digital arts platformonline exhibition could be visited here, British Council Turkey
“ Lost on the Highway ”, Soho House Istanbul, Istanbul, TR
2019  “ 
Pozitif Alan // Positive Space”, Operation Room, Istanbul, TR
Millerntor Gallery #8, Millerntor Stadion FCSP, Hamburg, DE
Lesbisches Sehen // Lesbian Visions “, Schwules* Museum, Berlin, DE
“ Traces of My Uncle ” *  film screening at Riots and Popcorn DIY Radical and Queer Film Festival, Gothenburg, SE 
“ Confusion ”, Macao, Milan, IT
TÜRKİYELİ – Contemporary Photography from Turkey ”, f³ – freiraum für fotografie, Berlin, DE
2017  “ The Blind Curator ”, FK Galerie, Berlin, DE [printed publication]
2017   “ Geography ” Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week Exhibition, GaleriBu, Istanbul, TR
“ Mamut Art Project ”, Küçük Çiftlik Park, Istanbul, TR [catalogue]
 Artist 2016 Art Fair, Tüyap, Istanbul, TR
  “ Uniting Nations: The Exhibition ”, Jubilee Library, Brighton, UK
2016  “ who would have thought ” Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week Exhibition, Boysan’s House, Istanbul, TR
2016  “ Where The City Ends ” CDA Art Residency Exhibition, Casa dell’Arte Hotel of Arts and Leisure, Bodrum, TR [catalogue]
2016  Documentary Photograph Days 2016, Section: Those Who Are Near Us, Salt Galata & Galata Fotografhanesi, Istanbul, TR
2016  “ The Model ”, Space Debris, Istanbul, TR
2015  Scope Art Fair, Art Basel, Miami, USA
2015  “ Exposure Award ” Reception and Exhibition, The Louvre Museum, Paris, FR [printed publication #1][printed publication #2]
2014  “ Queerstanbul ”, Kunstlerhaus mit Galerie, Gottingen, DE
2014  “ Traces of My Uncle ” *  film screening at Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival, Tolpuddle, UK
2014  “ who would have thought ” Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week Exhibitions, maumau, Istanbul, TR
2013  “ Creatives Rising ” Show, 42-story Linc LIC building and See Exhibition Space, NYC, USA
2013  “ The Story of The Creative ”, Angel Orensanz Foundation and See Exhibition Space, NYC, USA


2020  book critique on manifold [Turkish]
2020  profile/interview on HEARTWORK [German]
profile/interview on the quarterly magazine of KAOS GL for their issue on queer migration (Kaos Gay and Lesbian Cultural Research and Solidarity Association) issue #170 [Turkish]
profile/interview on the online magazine of Wir Machen Das, ” isn’t it Love? ” [German]
profile/interview on the art section of Missy Magazine, ” Es ist einfach Liebe ” [German]
 profile/interview on the culture & arts section: image, body, sexuality of KAOS GL [Turkish]
cover of quarterly magazine of KAOS GL (Kaos Gay and Lesbian Cultural Research and Solidarity Association) issue #155 [Turkish]
2017  report on [German]
2017  interview on [German]
  * ” Traces of My Uncle ” has been shortlisted for the Small Axe Radical Short Film Awards in the Best Student Film – Factual/Documentary category.