ART: Born in Leuven, Belgium in 1972, Brian O'Connell lives and works in New York and Los Angeles, and is represented by Redling Fine Arts, Los Angeles. This autumn he will be a visiting faculty member at California Institute for the Arts (CalArts). After completing a BA degree at Columbia University in German Studies in 1995, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany. O'Connell received his MFA from CalArts in 2002. His work has been exhibited at institutions and galleries internationally, including de Appel, Amsterdam; K21, Düsseldorf; Abteiberg Museum, Mönchengladbach; Chelsea Space, London; and Andrew Kreps Gallery, Casey Kaplan Gallery and The New Museum, New York. In 2010 O'Connell participated in MoMA PS1's Greater New York exhibition. This is the artist's first exhibition in Turkey.