Hayal Pozanti

b.1983, Istanbul, Turkey; lives and works in Los Angeles, California


Hayal Pozanti paints colorful, abstract compositions featuring bold, interlocking, and overlapping forms redolent of machine parts and technology. In early work, Pozanti created digital collages, and she continues to address her fascination with the relationship between virtual and physical worlds in her GIFs and paintings. “To me, the world of the screen is an infinite universe of daydreams,” she has said. “Much like the Surrealists aimed to reconcile the world of dreams and reality, I would like to explore the possibility of inventing a new reality from the merging of the virtual and the tactile.”

Pozanti made her first lithographs during her first residency at Tamarind in 2014. She returned in 2018, creating an exquisite set of monotypes as well as a limited edition for Tamarind’s Collectors Club.

Since receiving her MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University in 2011, Pozanti has had solo exhibitions around the world. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Broad Art Museum in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the San Jose Museum of Art and JP Morgan.

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Posts About Hayal Pozanti

Tamarind Talks: Hayal Pozanti

Tamarind Talks: Hayal Pozanti

Tamarind Gallery Director Nancy Zastudil facilitated an online conversation with artist Hayal Pozanti whose work is informed by her ongoing exploration of “cyborg anthropology,” statistical data, and a personalized encryption system or “alphabet” of abstracted character forms.

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Earth Day 2020: Hayal Pozanti

Earth Day 2020: Hayal Pozanti

Hayal Pozanti packs a lot into a title. Her encoded forms carry grim statistics about the environment and our consumption of resources. Reflecting on this project on this unusually quiet Earth Day seems a fitting way to mark the occasion.

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Matt Magee
After Math, 2013
Single-color lithograph, diptych

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Liliana Porter
To Be Wrong, 2013
Three-color lithograph

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Steven Sorman
These Stations - III and XIII, 1990
Two four-color lithographs

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SCUBA: Sandra Wang and Crockett Bodelson
Now Serving, 2015
Single-color lithograph with hand-painted collage element (variable placement)

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David Row
Mutineer, 2014
Six-color lithograph

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