Hogeschool Rotterdam Willem de Kooning Academie

Cihad Caner

Cihad Caner

Cihad Caner is an artist living and working in Rotterdam and Istanbul. His practice explores the politics of the image through the mediums of video, photography, music, motion-capture, and CGI. Caner combines historical and contemporary references to confront issues related to (re)presentation, language, marginalization, alterity, and the process of image production, and circulation. Recently he has exhibited at The Finnish Museum of Photography, Hong Kong Arts Center, Bohai Galerie, Kasseler Kunstverein, Corridor Project Space, Blitz Malta, and EYE Filmmuseum.

In 2018 Caner completed an ARCUS Residency in Japan and was the recipient of the Mondriaan Fonds Jong Talent grant. Caner holds a Masters in Media Design and Communication (2016), from the Piet Zwart Institute, and is currently a resident at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten.