Installation view: documenta fifteen, Kassel (2022) © Fiona Körner

Installation view: documenta fifteen, Kassel (2022) © Fiona Körner

Cem A. is an artist and curator with a background in anthropology. He is known for running the art meme page @freeze_magazine. Since its inception in 2019, @freeze_magazine has become a tool for creative collaborations between Cem and fellow artists, researchers and organisations. His work explores topics such as survival and alienation in the art world, often through a hyper-reflexive lens.

Selected exhibitions include documenta fifteen, Kassel (2022) and solo exhibitions Hope You See Me as a Friend at Barbican Centre, London (2022); Pleased to Announce... at Versus Art Project, Istanbul (2022) and The Party at Weserhalle, Berlin (2021). He has held lectures at Royal College of Art, London; Central Saint Martins, London; HeK Haus der Elektronischen Künste, Basel and Universität der Künste, Berlin. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Art Newspaper and Dazed Magazine.


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Solo Exhibitions


Pleased to announce…, Versus Art Project, Istanbul

Hope You See Me as a Friend, Barbican Centre, London


The Party, Weserhalle, Berlin

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