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Mahir Duman / Visual Artist

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Mahir Duman is a visual artist and Vj born in Ordu, Turkey. He studied in Istanbul and lives and works in Berlin since 2011.
Mahir is doing interactive live performances and installations for festivals, clubs, special events and art galleries.He produces video, short film, music clips and lots of different media sets, mixed and synchronized with sound and the rhythm of action. He describes his imagery as unrealistic and surreal, that question human perception and the interplay between subjects.

# Artistic Statement #
reality, surrealism, subjective, illusion, emotion sharing, relationship, openness, wish to tell something, wish to feel together, interaction, aiming the pleasure in the process of production and of the medium being used, wish to be known, wish to change something, wish to stand against the system, focusing on the different perception of reality, subjective, personal war, difference between personal perceptions and the perceptions of people, freedom and a fiery atmosphere, habitat, art, questionings, necessity principle and art, art as a beautiful world, call for help, realizing the situation in the world, forgetting oneself, wish to escape and disconnect from reality, wish to fly, wish to die from overdose, fears and paranoias, mind games and openness, meditation, sharing, communism, openness. love, enjoy, love, rhythm and harmony in the same feeling, openness of perceptions, dance and movement, non-stop movement, from time to time hide and seeks…

# About Video #
discovering, showing, being the displayed one, relating and dancing, removing the borders, reinterpreting relationships, dialectic, interaction, wish to reveal new and now, catching the rhythm, catching the wave, swimming, wish to be the wave, combining sound and video on a personal perception.

48 Studenten Neuköln 15-16th Art and Cultur Festival
Alan-İstanbul Art Gallery, Istanbul
Arena Club
Babylon Kino
Bang Bang Club
Burg Schnabel Club
Depo Art Gallery, Istanbul
Freudenreich Club
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum
Glasshaus Arena
Guerilla Gallery
Haubentaucher Club
Helig Geist Church
KargaArt Gallery, Istanbul
Kitkat Club
Krake Art Exhibition Festival
Laftus Hall
Noise Fabrik
NoName Festival
Oewerall Festival
Schloss Kannawurf, Thüringen
Stadtkloster Segen Church
St. Stephani Church
Tape Modern Berlin
Tabularasa Festival
Transmediale & CMT / Vorspiel
TTT Werkstätten Festival
Unterm Dach Theater
Urban Spree
VOODOO55 Art Gallery
Waking Life Festival
Wedding Art Galery
Wedding -Kunst PUR! 2012
Wilde Möhre Festival
Zu einer Zeit in Gardelegen Festival
Zuklima Art Gallery
Zukunft am Ostkreuz
Zur Klappe Club

# Vjing – Installation – Visual Mapping – Performances #

Live Visual Performance & Installation, Waking Life Festival, Portugal
Live Visual Performance CMT- Rendered Personas, TRANSIT • Digital Art Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Nachtblumen Party, Arena Club, Berlin
Analoge Photos – Analoger Fotostammtisch #14 – Show&Tell,Ida Nowhere, Berlin
Visual Installation, Es ist was es ist, Group Exhibition, VOODOO55 Art gallery, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Reverse Mode | Synaesthesie Concert, Marie-Antoinette Club, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Yatao – Handpan & Didgeridoo, Kulturkirche St. Stephani, Bremen
Live Visual Performance, Yatao – Handpan & Didgeridoo, Stadtkloster Segen Church, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Synaesthesie Dome Concerts, Teufelsberg, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Redlake Circus Concert,  Lido Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Zör Klappenstilz auf Abwegen, Zur Klappe, Berlin
Live Visual Performance,  Black Sadhu Concert,  Blackdoor  Party, Orwohause, Berlin
Live Visual Performance,  Black Sadhu Concert,  Zukunft am Ostkreuz, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Noname Festival, Belgium
Live Visual Performance, Oewerall Festival, Berlin
Live Visual Performance,, Zu einer Zeit in Gardelegen. Festival, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Redlake Circus Concert, Sofia, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Live Visual Performance, Tabularasa Festival, Waldbad Stolzenhain
Video Installation – Public Affairs – moving images from urban body experiences, FHXB Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum
Fänger, Projection Mapping Installation, 48 Studenten Neuköln  Art and Cultur Festival, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Red Lake Circus Concert, Lido, Berlin
48 Studenten Neuköln  Art and Cultur Festival, Berlin
“Ankommen | Arrival”, Live Visual Performance, Vorspiel / transmediale & CTM, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, M.ONDE Concerts, Wartenburg am OstX, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Schaberkose #2 ,  Burg Schnabel, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Zwischenraum Soliparty  Zukunft am Ostkreuz, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Twister! New School Old School No School, Lofhus Hall, Berlin
Visual Installation, Ears & Eyes meets Mystic Friday, Kitkat Club, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Yatao – Handpan&Didge – Church Edition Concert, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Enso Akasha at Teufelsberg, Berlin,Germany
Projection Mapping Installation, Berlin Art week – Modernity, Haubentaucher, Berlin
Projection Mapping Installation, Orientation Festival, Klunkerkranich, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, TTT Werkstätten Festival, Brandenburg, Germany
Late Night Tales, Live Visual Performance, Fete de la Musique , Griessmühle, Berlin
“The Spectator Frames” Projection Mapping Installation, 48h Neukölln, Das Kunst Festival, Heimathafen,
Live Visual Performance, Zu einer Zeit in Gardelegen Festival, Magdeburg
“Models ” Live Visual Performance, Wilde Möhre Festival, Berlin
“Zeit Lupe” Live Visual Performance, Krake Art Exhibition Festival, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Schatzsuche Schloss Kannawurf, Thüringen
3D Visual Mapping Show, 7VJ Installation, Urban Spree, Berlin
Dogs Bollocks Visual Installation, Urban Spree, Berlin
“Mirage” Visual Installation. Unicat Gallery, Berlin
Video Performance, Six Vision Klub & Teknoid Synergie, Berlin
“NYE” Live Visual Performance, Urban Spree, Berlin,
Video Installation, Sushi& Kebap, Urban Spree, Berlin
“Horror Show” Video Installation, Babylon Kino, Berlin
“Technology ” Live Visual Performance Brain Theft – Album Release, Berlin
“LunaPark” Live Visual Performance, Satisfactory Factory, Berlin
“Birth Of Light ” Video Installation, Rumrudern Auststellung, Freudenreich, Berlin
“Gangster” Live Visual Performance, Ghetto Anarchy, YAAM, Berlin
“Artist Talk” Scope Session artist talk & Media Salon, Berlin
“Vibroid” Live Visual Performance. Bang Bang Club, Berlin
Visual Installation, Berlin Cinema Summer Festival, Berlin
“Memory” International Mail Art, Richmond Art Gallery. Vancouver, Canada
“Circles” Video Installation, Laftus Hall, Berlin, Germany
“The Things” Visual Mapping, Group Exposition Guerilla Gallery, Berlin
3D Visual Mapping Show, Bassfuck Vol. 1-2, M.I.K.Z, Berlin, Germany
“Eyes” 3D Visual installation, Kontakt1 Group Exhibition, Glasshaus Arena, Berlin
Live Visual Performance, Zuklima Art Gallery, Berlin
“Duman – Smoke” A film project, British Short Film Festival Selection, Berlin
Video Mixed Live Performance, 48 Studenten Neuköln 15th Art and Cultur Festival, Berlin
“Flight to Heaven”, Video Installation,Wedding -Kunst PUR! 2012″, Galerie Wedding, Berlin
“B7”, Video and Mapping Installation, 7th berlin Bieannale For Contemprary Art, Berlin
“Curiosity Channel ” A film Project Das 48 Hour Film Project, Berlin, Germany
“Rainbow”, Video Mixed Installation, 48 Studenten Neuköln 14th Art and Cultur Festival, Berlin
Kitchen Beat and Princible of Gravity Videos Installation, Selection, Berlin
“The Sauhaufen” Theater Performance, Hoftheater, Berlin
“Body Percussion” Theater Performance, Unterm Dach Theater, Berlin
“Navigation Darkness” Video Installation, Tape Modern Berlin
“Lost In Way A Film” Project, International KinoKabaret Berlin
“It Dosent Mother” A film Project Das 48 Hour Film Project, Berlin
“Visibility Project 6”, A visual Project, Open Social Institutation, Istanbul, Turkey
“Transport-Z” Video Installation, Alan-İstanbul Art Gallery , Istanbul, Turkey
“Düsüs” Video Installation, Futuristika Magazine, Istanbul, Turkey
Theater Performance, Creative Street Festival, The Meeting of the Cultures, Istanbul, Turkey
MindFest FireShow Video Projection , Mind Manifest Project, Izmir, Turkey
Ihbar and Ganesa Satranc Oynarken Photography, Futuristika Magazine, Istanbul, Turkey
“Hackleyin” Graphic Exhibition, KargaArt Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
[illegal_cinema] Project, Depo Art, Istanbul, Turkey