Tolga Balci (b. 1983 TR)
Independent artist, scenographer, sound designer and musician. He lived and worked in Bergen Norway in between 2010-2020. Since 2020 summer he lives and works in Austria.
Vonbank Orgelbau, Organ Building workshop, trainee 2020
Norwegian Theatre Academy, Master in Scenography 2018
Bergen National Art Academy (KMD) , Master in Fine Arts 2012
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University-Istanbul, Sculpture 2008
Høgskolen i Volda, Animation 2006
The Art Students League of New York, Mixed media 2004
SELECTED WORKS, EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES
-Vuma Soner, sound work, Bergen, Norway.
-Nomemorandum, film, Hotel Pupik, Austria.
-Site specific performance: Malt Melodies, Moss, Norway.
-Music video, Summer Melancholy to music band KMF, Norway.
-Site specific performance, Mashgal, Meteor Theatre Festival, Bergen.
-Performance, La cantonade, together with Sara Evelyn Brown, Performance Art Bergen.
-Performative scenography, Please forgive me because of my late reply we will be anchoring soon to a new harbour, at FMV by Østfoldkulturutvikling, Fredrikstad.
-Nomemorandum, Articulated Cinema at Black-box NTA Fredrikstad.
-Film music, From The Silver Screen To Soccer Field by Özgür Demirci together with Zeynep Ayse Hatipoglu, IKSV Film Festival Istanbul.
-Concert, Black Empire & Fragile Objects, Borealis Experimental Music Festival.
-Concerts as Karakamu, Heybeliada Hidrellez festival, Günlük Süt Performance Festival at Coop, Paradisos Sessions, Burgazada & Na-Mute-Na Insaat Concert Kadikoy, Istanbul.
-The body of Possession, Macka Electronic Music Days at ITU Turkish Music Conservatory, Istanbul.
-Lecture on Sound in Film, Nordland Art and Film School, Norway.
- Artist in residency at Kunstkvarteret, Leknes Lofoten, Norway.
- Samples Of Inclinations, Lydgalleriet, Norway.
- Music video, Suspire, Stephan Meidell Hubro records, Norway.
-Performance, Espen Sommer Eide's Dead Language Poetry, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway.
-Video, Déserts, Zappa & Varèse concert with BIT20 Norway.
-Monde Fou, group exhibition titled: A Ride Full Of Traps and seminar In Between Spaces at Bergen Art Hall.
-Underwhelmed Circumstances, Vestlandsutstillingen, Ålesund, Øystese, Haugesund, Forde.
-Concerts as Bergen Impro Storband, Bergen International Music Festival, Avgarde.
-Instincts and institutions, Try in House III at Carte Blanche & NEUNOW Festival in Portugal.
-Group Exhibition, Moh17, at Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen.
-Solo exhibition Irresolution, at Rotor2 Gallery, Sweden.
NONPROFIT ART ORGANISATIONS
- Bergen Assembly, as a technical manager, Bergen 2019 Bergen / Norway
- Borealis Experimental Music Festival, as a producer 2015 Bergen / Norway
- Lydgalleriet, as a producer and technical manager 2018-2020 Bergen / Norway
- Lydgalleriet, as a production manager, Bergen 2013-2014 Bergen / Norway