Artist: Meriç Algün Ringborg

New Commissions
Jan 26 - Mar 30 2013

Meriç Algün Ringborg was born in 1983 in Istanbul, and currently lives and works in Stockholm. She studied at Sabancı University, Istanbul, from 2002–2007 and obtained a BA, Visual Arts and Communication Design, followed by an MA in Fine Arts from the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm (2010-2012). Selected recent and upcoming group exhibitions include: When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit (2013); Signs Taken in Wonder, MAK, Vienna (2013); Incremental Change, Galeri NON, Istanbul (2012); When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco (2012); Show Off, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (2012); An Incomplete History of Incomplete Works of Art, Francesca Minini, Milan (2012); Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011 and Danföredanföredanföredan, Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm (2010). She had her first solo exhibition in Stockholm, 2010 titled The Concise Book of Visa Application Forms. Other solo presentations include A Hook or a Tail, Frutta Gallery, Rome (2013); Becoming European, Meessen De Clerq, Brussels (2012); Prompts and Triggers: Meriç Algün Ringborg, Line No.2 (Holy Bible), Witte de With, Rotterdam (2012). Currently she is a resident at IASPIS – The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s International Programme for Visual Artists. For more information please visit


Jan 26, 2013 ... Mar 30, 2013
Meriç Algün Ringborg: The Library of Unborrowed Books
  • The Examiner: Meriç Algün Ringborg at Art in General Grace Lichtenstein, "Neglected fiction books star in new art gallery exhibit," January 25, 2013. View article.
  • Art in America: Meriç Algün Ringborg Brian Boucher, "Ringborg’s Lonesome Library," Art in America, January 30, 2013. View article.
  • The New Yorker: Meriç Algün Ringborg Claire Barliant, "The Art of Browsing," The New Yorker, March 5, 2013. View article.
  • The Paris Review: Meriç Algün Ringborg Michele Filgate, "Borrowed Time," The Paris Review, March 11, 2013. View article.