Working with drawing, video, sculpture and installations , Hüner’s practice focuses on constructed narratives and eclectic assemblages which explore the subjects of utopia , archeology, ideas of progress and future through re-imagination of the spatial and architectural entities, organic and artificial forms.
Recent solo exhibitions include ‘Neochronophobiq’, Protocinema, New York, US and STUK, Leuven, Belgium (2017); ‘Hypabyssal’ , Marso Gallery, Mexico City (2016), ‘Floating Cabin Rider Capsule Reactor Cycle’ , CCA Kitakyushu, Japan (2015), ’Aeolian’ , RODEO, Istanbul, Turkey (2013) and group exhibitions ‘Further Thoughts on Earthy Materials’, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany (2018), ‘Planet 9’ , Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany (2017), ‘Passion, Joy, Fury’ , Maxxi, Rome, Italy, (2016), ‘14th Istanbul Biennial – Saltwater: A Theory of Tought Forms’ , Istanbul, Turkey (2015); ‘Manifesta 9’ , Genk, Belgium (2012). Hüner attended Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan. He held artist residencies at Artpace, San Antonio, Texas, US, 2019; Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium, 2017; ISCP, New York, 2014; Princeton University, US, 2010; the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2010, Apexart Inbound Residency Program, New York, US 2009 and at Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey, 2009.
Emre Hüner lives and works in Istanbul and Amsterdam.