Ahmet Öğüt at Silent University Resource Room
Ahmet Öğüt (b. 1981, Diyarbakir, Turkey ) lives and works in Istanbul, Amsterdam, and Berlin. He earned a BA from Hacettepe University, Turkey, and a MA from Yildiz Teknik University, Turkey. Working across a variety of media, Öğüt's institutional solo exhibitions include Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina (2013), Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart (2012) SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul (2011), The MATRIX Program at the UC Berkeley Art Museum (2010), Künstlerhaus Bremen (2009) and Kunsthalle Basel (2008). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including A History of Inspiration, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2013), 7th Liverpool Biennial (2012), 12th Istanbul Biennial (2011),Trickster Makes This World, Nam June Paik Art Center (2010), New Museum Triennial, New York (2009) and 5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2008). Ögüt has completed several residency programs such as Delfina Foundation and Tate Modern (2012), IASPIS, Sweden (2011), Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam (2007-2008). Has taught at the Dutch Art Institute, Netherlands (2012), Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Finland (2011 and 2013), Yildiz Teknik University, Turkey (2004-2006), among others. Ögüt was awarded with the special prize of the Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Ukraine (2012), De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs 2011, Netherlands (2011), and Kunstpreis Europas Zukunft, Museum of Contemporary Art, Germany (2010). He co-represented Turkey at the 53rd Venice Biennale together with Banu Cennetoğlu (2009).
- Fri. Nov 15, 1:00 pm