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Melike Kara

Lives and works in Cologne, Germany
Dusseldorf Art Academy (Rosemarie Trockel), 2007-2014
Academy letter and Protégé, 2014

Selected solo/duo exhibitions

2020
(upcoming) Kunstverein Göttingen, DE

2019
Gowend Garden, Salon 94, New York, US
My beloved wild valley, Arcadia Missa, London, UK
new work, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NE

2018
Speaking in Tongues, Jan Kaps, Cologne, DE
A Taste of Parsley, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, CN

2017
Köpek, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

2016
In Your Presence, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
Honey: Bread & Butter (with Jessica Gispert), Komplot, Brussels, BE

2015
Lunch, Salon Kennedy, Frankfurt Am Main, Frankfurt, DE
Flying Dinner, Open Forum, Berlin, DE

2014
Real Sorbet, Ortlo, Leipzig, DE

2013
Das kleine Schwarze (with Peppi Bottrop), Boutique, Cologne, DE

Selected group exhibitions

2020
(upcoming) 58th October Salon, Belgrade Biennial 2020

2019
Solar Anus, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, CA

2018
BAMBOO BAR, AT THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE
The Same As Ever, But More So, curated by Miriam Bettin, Braunsfelder, Cologne, DE
Inaugural Show, LC QUEISSER, Tbilisi, PF
Nothing Will Be The Same As Before, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, DE

2017
(X) A Fantasy, curated by Sandra Pusterhofer, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
MIDTOWN, Salon 94 and Maccarone Gallery, Lever House, New York, US
White Columns Benefit Exhibition and Auction, White Columns, New York, US
Monday is a Day Between Sunday and Tuesday, curated by Lisa Offermann, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, DE

2016
Melike Kara, Talisa Lallai, Lindsay Lawson, curated by Maria Chiara Valacchi, Studiolo, Milan,IT
Wild Style: Exhibition of Figurative Art, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
In Wonderland, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, DE
FACE TO FACE, curated by Eugenio Viola, Palazzo Fruscione, Salerno, IT
SURRREAL, König Gallery, Berlin, DE
Folly, Emalin, Dunmore, UK
Pineapple, Airth, Falkirk, UK
The Snoring Princess, Kunstgruppe, Cologne, DE
Lanzarote, Union Pacific, London, UK

2015
copy g_ods, (with Yves Scherer & Julia Scher) Drei Jacob, Cologne, DE
The State of Having Left, curated by Lisa Offermann and Pauline Seguin, Leipzig, DE

2014
kunst lmage, Pourya, Düsseldorf,DE
NOWHERE, Bar Babette, Berlin, DE
L’Aventura, A+B Contemporary Art, Brescia, IT
Ifinito, Kunstverein Essen, Totale, Essen, DE
Shortcuts, Hallmackenreuther, Cologne,DE

2013
Body Light, Venus & Apollo by Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, DE Dark(traces), Hamburger Filmfestival, Hamburg, DE
Fragile Islands, Parkhaus, Düsseldorf, DE
Zyklus, Studio Roh, Düsseldorf, DE
Bal Aksin, Maybachpoint, Cologne, DE
Ein drittel weiß hören, KIT, Düsseldorf, DE
Der stille Grund, Gagarin, Düsseldorf, DE
Here is always somewhere else, Castle Oud Rekem, Rekem, BE