About Me/Hakkımda

ahmet rustem ekici

Ahmet Rüstem Ekici

1983 - Adana

Currently living in Istanbul

Art Writer @ Artisans Dergi , Ahmetrustemblog

Lecturer at MEF University, Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture , TV Set Design -2018 Spring

Course INT425 Artificial Visions- Designing Space For The Camera

10 Years experience of TV Set,Studio,Stage Design, Construction and Photography


2008 - Bilkent University Faculty of Fine Arts / Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

2015- Node Curatorial Center of Berlin / Art Writing

2018 - İstanbul University / Cultural Heritage


Ahmet Rüstem mainly works about gender, equality,reproduction, urban renewal , lgbti rights and identity.

2019 Dünya Sanat Günü - İzmir Textile Installation

2018 Mine Sanat Galerisi Bodrum Yalıkavak, Başka Dünya Grup Sergisi Digital Drawing

2018 Antonina Sanat Galerisi, Hafıza Kürü Sergisi, GYNAECEUM Serisi Mixed Media

2018 Tasarım TomTom Sokakta IV Installation

2018 Dünya Sanat Günü - İzmir Digital Drawing

2017 Art50 & Down Sendromu Türkiye Derneği Hayat Sergisi Photography

2017 Tasarim TomTom Sokakta III Digital Drawing

2017 Tasarim TomTom Sokakta II Installation

2016 Uniq Gallery – Together – Workshop,Exhibiton Installation

2016 Bishkek National Art Museum, Kyrgyzstan – Too/Cyy Site Spesific Instalation

2016 Bring Your Art –Sehir Merkezine Ne Kadar Uzakliktayim? Installation

2016 Tasarim Tomtom Sokakta – Sevil Dolmaci Art Consultancy Street Art Installation

2016 LGBTi - Nerdeen Nereye - Istanbul Pride Week Installation

2015 Uniq Gallery – Love 360 Installation

2015 Artnivo – Reloaded Installation

2014 Nesrin Esirtgen Collection – Open Door/Open Call Site Spesific Installation


Ahmet Rüstem Ekici was born in Adana, 1983 and graduated from Bilkent University Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design in 2008. He worked for a decade as an art director in the realm of television set, studio and stage design. He gives lectures about designing space for the camera in various universities. Having obtained a certificate of Art Writing from Node Center Berlin in 2015, Ekici has been writing art and exhibition articles for various magazines and social media platforms as well as in his own blog. He continues his artistic venture with 3D drawings and site-specific installations.

He uses photography, digital drawing, digital collage, ceramic and readymade object to create works on human body and its social codes, shaping around concepts like gender, belongingness and existence. The concept-driven approach of his site-specific installations reveals the potential of the readymade object by tackling films, events and subjects unforgetable to our society.