ahmet

 

1981             born in Diyarbakir, TR, lives and works in Istanbul, Amsterdam, Berlin and Helsinki. Visiting Professor at Kuvataideakatemia / Finnish Academy of Fine Arts. Initiator of The Silent University and Aciliyet Mektebi.

Education

1999 - 2003   BA, Hacettepe University, Fine Art Faculty, Painting Department, Ankara, TR
2003 - 2006   MA, Yildiz Teknik University, Art and Design Faculty, Istanbul, TR
2007 - 2008   Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten / Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Amsterdam, NL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Ljubljana Express: 10 Years of Distance, Galeri Siyah Beyaz, Ankara, TR
2014 Apparatuses of Subversion, Horst-Janssen-Museum, Oldenburg, DE
2014 Strategies for Radical Democracy, The Blackwood Gallery at University of Toronto, CA
2013 Fahrenheit 451: Reprinted, Checkpoint Helsinki, Helsinki, FI
2013 When the axis of the Hamster's wheel is lodged inside Sisyphus' boulder, Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, KV
2012 This exhibition’s factual accuracy may be compromised due to its practical nature, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, DE
2012 Ahmet Ögüt, Protocinema/Itinerant, New York, US
2012 Or whistle spontaneously, Delfina Foundation, London, UK
2012 Guppy 13 vs Ocean Wave, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
2011 Modern Essays 1: Across the Slope, SALT, Istanbul, TR
2011 Once upon a time a clock-watcher during overtime hours, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, IT
2011 Stones to throw, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, PT
2011 Speculative Social Fantasies, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia (CACSA), Adelaide, AU
2010 Exploded City / MATRIX 231, The MATRIX Program at the UC Berkeley Art Museum, US
2010 Black Diamond - Het Oog 3, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
2010 Informal Incidents, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), NL
2010 alpha 2000 - Art Prize „Europas Zukunft“, Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK) Leipzig, DE
2010 Speculative Social Fantasies, Artspace Visual Arts Centre in Sydney, AU
2010 Ricochet # 4, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, DE
2010 Underestimated Zones, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, US
2009 Mind The Gap, Peep-Hole, Milan, IT
2009 Things we count, Kuenstlerhaus Bremen, DE
2008 Mutual Issues, Inventive Acts, Kunsthalle Basel, CH
2008 Across the Slope, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, ES
2007 Softly But Firmly, Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, HR
2006 Ahmet Ögüt and Borga Kantürk, Platform Garanti CAC, Istanbul, TR
2005 Ahmet Ögüt, Mala Galerija / The Museum of Modern Art of Ljubljana, SI

Awards

2013 The Visible Award (The Silent University), Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto & Fondazione Zegna, IT
2012 The Special Prize, Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, UA
2011 De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs 2011, NL
2010 Kunstpreis Europas Zukunft, Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK) Leipzig, DE

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014

8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT), Shenzhen, CN
Permanent Playfulness,
Galeria Mendes Wood, São Paulo, BR
The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL
Journal, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, AU
You can only think about something if you think of something else, Times Museum, Guangzhou, CN
Giving Contours to Shadows, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein(NBK), Berlin, DE
The Day After Debt, The Broad Art Museum, Michigan and Protocinema, New York, US (upcoming)
Book Works: The Artist’s Library, Whitechapel Library, London, UK
The Rebel City, ADN Platform, Barcelona, ES

2013

Performa 13, The Fifth Biennial of Visual Art Performance, New York, US
The Museum of Arte Útil
, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
Nouvelles Vagues - A History of Inspiration, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
Signs Taken in Wonder: Searching for Contemporary Istanbul, MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna, AT
Future Generation Art Prize@Venice, Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, IT
Tensta Museum: Reports from new Sweden, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, SE
Near, closer, together, Sofia Contemporary, Sofia, BG
Victory Obsessed, ZAMEK Centre for Culture, Poznan, PL
Chambres des Caneaux: The Tolerant Home, 400-year anniversary of the Canal Ring, Amsterdam, NL
Identifying Europe, Twente Biennale 2013, Rijksmuseum Twente, in Enschede, NL
Signs Taken in Wonder: Searching for Contemporary Istanbul, Kunstverein Hannover, DE        
Unknown Forces, Tophane i-Amire, Istanbul, TR       
0 Perfomance – The fragile beauty of crisis, Moscow State Exhibition Hall "New Manege", Moscow, RU    
Within the World - the World within, Landskrona Konsthall, Landskrona, SE
Berliner Herbstsalon, Maxim Gorkri Theater, Berlin, DE
Iskele 2. The Unanswered Question, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein(NBK), TANAS, Berlin, DE

2012

7th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
53rd October Salon, Belgrade, RS
Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, UA
Unrest, Apexart, New York, US
The Mediterranean Region: Bonding or Fighting?, Gagliano del Capo (Lecce), IT
Moving for Wards Counting Back Wards, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Mexico City, MX
TRACK, S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE
Our Work is Never Over, Matadero Madrid, ES
Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, US        
Bucharest Biennale 5, Bucharest, RO      
Beautiful game, City Art Gallery of Ljubljana, SI    
Cross-time Stories: Global Subjectivities After 1989, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York, US
Mind the System, Find the Gap, Z33, house for contemporary art, Hasselt, BE
Chkoun Ahna: On the Track of History, Musée National de Carthage, Tunisia
iRonic. Die feinsinnige Ironie der Kunst, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE
Untimely Stories, Muzeum Sztuki in Lodz, PL
Hools, Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
Fragments of Unspoken Thoughts, Jakopic Gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2011

12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, TR
4th Moscow Biennial, "Rewriting Worlds", Moscow, RU
The Walls That Divide Us, Apexart, New York, US        
Commercial Break, Garage Projects, Venice, IT          
2011 Asian Art Biennial, Taichung, Taiwan
Run, Comrade, the old world is behind you, Kunsthall Oslo, NO
Ahmet Cevdet Bey presents Tunnel of Fear, Overgaden, Copenhagen, DK 
Pimp your collection: cars you drive me art, Landesgalerie Linz, AT 
iRonic. Die feinsinnige Ironie der Kunst, Kunstpalais Erlangen, DE          
De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs 2011, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL
Yes, we don’t, Institut d'art contemporain - Frac Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne, FR
Fetisch Auto. Ich fahre, also bin ich, Museum Tinguely, Basel, CH
ECHT? based on a true story, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, DE
Survival Kit 3, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art – LCCA, Riga, LV
Tolerabilis, Toskanische Saulenhalle / Zeughaus, Augsburg, DE
ZWÖLF IM ZWÖLFTEN, Tanas, Berlin, DE

2010

Trickster Makes This World, Nam June Paik Art Center, KR
To the Arts, Citizens!, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, PT
MANIF D'ART 5, Manifestation internationale d’art de Québec, CA
When Ideas Become Crime, Depo, Istanbul, TR
Blind Dates, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, US
Starter, ARTER- Space for Art, Istanbul, TR
It’s a Set-up, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
Nicht einfach, die Welt in 90 Tagen zu retten, Kunstforeningen 44 Moen, DK
DWELLING-IN-TRAVEL, Art Today Association - Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, BG
FAQ Serbia, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, US
Destroying Public Harmony, The National Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu, RO
(Istanbul) Transit, Passage de Retz, Paris, FR
Tactics of Invisibility, Tanas, Berlin, DE
Tactics of Invisibility, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
Critical Complicity, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, AT
Arrangements, Sextant et plus, LA FRICHE LA BELLE DE MAI, Marseille, FR

2009

53rd Venice Biennial, The Pavilion of Turkey, Venice, IT
Performa 09, the third biennial of visual art performance, New York, US
Warsaw in Construction, Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, PL
Happy Together - Critical Reflection on Collective Identities, Tallinn Art Hall, EE
28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SI
Take the Money and Run, De Appel, Amsterdam, NL
The Generational: Younger Than Jesus, New Museum, New York, US
The Malady of Writing, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona – MACBA, ES
Not easy to save the world in 90 days, Tanas, Berlin, DE
Socially Disorganised Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, AU
In The Between, First Floor, Passage Petit Champs, Istanbul, TR
Today in History, Centre for Visual Introspection, Bucharest, RO
Auto, Dream and Matter, LABoral, Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijon, ES
Auto, Dream and Matter, Dos de Mayo Art Centre, Madrid, ES

2008           

5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE
Auto-Stop, Malmo Konsthall, SE
Alphabetical Order, Index, Stockholm, SE
Candid Stories, Insa Art Space, Seoul, KR
The Salon of the Revolution, 29th Youth Salon, HDLU, Zagreb, HR
Be[com]ing Dutch, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
Scenes du Sud-Volet 2, Carre d'Art Museum, Nimes, FR
Lucky Number Seven: SITE Santa Fe Biennial 2008, New Mexico, US
Car Culture, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, US
10th Anniversary Exhibition: Fuild Street, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, FI
3rd Guangzhou Triennial; Middle East Channel, Guangzhou, China
The Use of Every Sunbeam, Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, DE
SPAPORT, Banja Luka, BA
Home Works IV, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, LB

2007           

Stalking with Stories, Apexart, New York, US
The Emergency Biennial, wourld tour / stop 9 / 10th Istanbul Biennial, TR
Pensa, Piensa, Think, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, ES
Open Ateliers, The Rijksaklademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
Every Wind That Blows, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, NL
Heterotopias, First Contemporary Art Biennale of Thessaloniki, GR
Be a realist, demand the impossible!, Karsi Sanat, istanbul, TR
A Forest and A Tree, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, AT
Petroliana, Moscow Museum of Modern Art at Petrovka, RU

2006            

Home and Away, Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, SI
EurHope 1153, Contemporary Art from the Bosphorus, VILLA MANIN Centre for Contemporary Art, Passariano, Codroipo (UDINE), IT
Art Without Borders, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, AM
LISTE 06, Performance Project, Basel, CH
Check-in Europe / P2P, European Patent Office, Munich, DE
Ethnic Maketting, Azad Gallery, Tahran, IR
Normalization, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, SE
SHIFTSCALE; Sculpture at the Extended Field, KUMU Tallinn Museum of Modern Art, EE

2005           

9th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, TR
Free Kick, Antrepo No: 5, Istanbul, TR
Posit 9B, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
SCHADENFREUDE, The Artists Cinema, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
Situated Self,  Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, YU / Tennis Palace Art  Museum, Helsinki, FI
Others' Chance, K2 Art Center, Izmir, TR

2004                        

Placebo effect, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, DE
5th Cetinje Biennial, National Museum Montenegro, YU
Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists, Vrsac & Belgrade, YU
I need a radical change! Gallery Nova, Zagreb, HR

2003            

Force of the Language Keci Burcu, Diyarbakir, TR
I am too sad to kill you! Proje4L Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, TR

2002            

The Pavement; Under the Beach Proje4L Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, TR
I am bad and I am proud! Refika, Istanbul, TR

Residencies

2013 IASPIS, Stockholm, SE (May)                                                                             
2012 Delfina Foundation and Tate Modern, London, UK                                                                            
2011 IASPIS, Stockholm, SE (January - March)                                                                            
2010 De Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam, NL (January - March)                                                                             
2009 Cité internationale des arts Paris, FR (July -August)                                      
2008 Future Arts Research at Arizona State University, US  (July)                                                                              
2007-2008  Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten / Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Amsterdam, NL
2005  IAAB, Basel, CH (June-September)

Selected Artist Books

2012 Stones to Throw, published by Künsterhaus Stuttgart and Lost Books, DE
2008 On The Road to Other Lands, published by A Prior and 5th Berlin Biennial
2007 Today in History, published by Book Works, UK and Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, TR

Selected Publications

2014 Tips and Tricks, ed. C. Erdem, published by Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Mousse Publishing, Umur Printing, 2014
2013 Silent University Tensta Reader No.1, published by Tensta Konsthall, SE
2013 Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes, Phaidon Press LTD, UK
2013 The Market (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art), Edr. N. Degen, The MIT Press, UK
2012 Silent University Reader No.1, published by Tate, UK
2011 Once upon a time a clock-watcher during overtime hours, published by Fondazione Giuliani and NERO, Rome, IT
2010 Ahmet Ögüt; Underestimated Zones, Edr. M. Knode, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, US
2010 Ricochet # 4 - Ahmet Ögüt, Edr. V. Hein, published by Museum Villa Stuck and Kerber, Munich, DE
2010 Urban Interventions, Edr: R. Klanten, M. Hübner, published by Gestalten, Berlin
2009 Lapses/*1, Editor: Basak Senova, published by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts
2008 Ahmet Ögüt: Informal Incidents, Editor: Halil Altindere, art-ist contemporary Art Series-9, Artist Book - 1
2007 Softly but Firmly, Catalogue published by Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, HR

Selected Reviews, writings and interviews

2014 ‘Editor’s Letter’, Marisa Mazria Katz in conversation with A. Ögüt, Creative Time Report, Apr.
2014 ‘Ahmet Ögüt’, D. Demir, Broadsheet Magazine, Mar.
2014 'A question of ethics—The Biennale of Sydney' A, Ögüt & Z. Begg, Broadsheet Magazine, Jun.; Afterimage Vol. 42, Issue 2; Der Bildpunkt.Nr. 32
2013 ‘Ahmet Ögüt’, Wallpaper* Nov. Issue
2013 ‘Ahmet ÖgŁt’, D. Bayar, Artforum, April Issue.
2013 ‘The Pitfalls of Institutional Pedagogy.’ A. Ögüt,World Policy Blog, Jun.
2013 Artifact (hereafter referred to as the work of art)’ A. Ögüt, SFMOMA Blog, Jan.
2012 ‘New Schools: The Silent University’ A. Ögüt, Frieze Magazine, Issue 149, Sep.
2012 ‘Media Study: This area is under 23 Hour ...’ A. Ögüt, Artforum, Anniversary Issue, Sep.
2012 ‘The Silent University: Time to get invoved’ A. Ögüt, Independent Editor’s choice Blogs, 21 Nov.
2012 ‘The Rise of Turkey: a Survey’ G.Politi andH. Kontava, Flash Art, Oct.
2012 ‘23 Skidoo’ A. Ögüt, A Prior Magazine #23, BE
2012 ‘The curious case of Silence’ A. Ögüt, Tate blog, Aug.
2012 ‘When Adhocracy Meets Education’ A. Ögüt,Tate blog, Oct.
2012 ‘Interview on Let it be known to all persons here gathered’ L. Davis, Liverpool Daily Post, Aug. 2
2012 ‘on Bas Jan Ader’ A. Ögüt, Flash Art, July-Aug-Sep.
2012‘Ahmet Ögüt’ R. Clemie, Frieze Magazine (online), July
2012 ‘on Tunc Ali Cam’A. Ögüt, Art Asia Pacific Magazine, May-Jun.
2011 ‘Strategic Diagram for Non-hierarchical Participatory Radical Democracy’ A. Ögüt, Gagarin Magazine, Volume 12#2, Nov.
2011 ‘Top 100 Artists’ Flash Art, Nov/Dec.
2011 ‘Ögüt & Erek’ Mark Rappolt, Art Review, Bd. 206, Jan-Feb.
2011 ‘Beste kunstenaars van 2011’ Kunstbeeld, NR 12/1.
2011 'Interview; Between the Scaffold and the Ruin', B. Golonu, Fillip Magazine, isssue No 14, Summer
2011 ‘Getting Around’ HG Masters, Art Asia Pacific Magazine, Issue 72, Mar/Apr 2011
2011 ‘Ahmet Ögüt’ C. Gockel, Kunstforum, Bd. 206, Jan-Feb.
2011 ‘Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs’ M. de Vries, De Volkskrant, 18 Feb.
2010 ‘Plus one for 2010’ Art Asia Pacific Magazine, Almanac 2010, Jan.
2010 ‘Ahmet Ögüt’ M. Tagliafierro, Flash Art Italy, March
2010 'Terror in Poetischen Bildern', S.Altmann, ART Das Kunstmagazin, Sep.
2010 'Cities in Miniature', P. Ellis, Rhizome, Feb.
2010 ‘Ahmet Ögüt’ B. Casavecchia, Frieze Magazine (online), Jan.
2010 ‘Cities and memory’ San Francisco Bay Guardian, M. Sussman, Volume 44/19
2010 ‘Rewind and Replay’ G. Fee, ArtSlant San Francisco, Jan.
2009 ‘Report From Venice: The Wrap’ B. Golonu, Art in America online, June
2009 No Peace in the Huts, Georg-Christof Bertsch, Style Park.com, Aug.
2009 Turkije | Ahmet Ögüt, R. Perrée, Kunstbeeld, Jun.
2009 Interruzione delle trasmissioni al Padiglione Turco, E.d. Prete, ArteeCritica 59
2009 ‘Turchia, Ahmet Ögüt’ A. Corrado, L’UOMO Vogue, May-June
2009 ‘Turkije Paviljoen’ P.Tan, Metropolis M, June/July
2009 Kuntsmarkt-Kompass: Meister von Morgen’, K. Michel, Capital, May-June
2009 A Small Point of Visibility, Remco de Blaaij, thekitchen.vanabbe.nl, January
2008 Ahmet Ögüt and Aleana Egan, E. V. Bovino, Artforum.com / critics picks, June
2008 Introducing Ahmet Ögüt, Steven Henry Madoff, Modern Painters, October
2008 Interview; Mind the gap, V. de Bellis, Mousse Magazine, Sep.
2008 Interview; Ahmet Ögüt, P. Laster, Artkrush, Aug.
2008 Automobile Passion, A. Tuzunoglu, art-ist magazine, Jan.
2008 Informal Incidents, B. Baydar, Trendsetter, May
2008 Ein explosiver Kunstler, A. Marzahn,  Baz Kultur Magazine-Basel, 19 April
2007 Speculative Social Fantasies, P. Tan, Art Papers, July/Aug.
2007 Crno-bijeli Istanbul, L. Topic, Vjesnik-Zagreb, 14 March
2007 Wie manipuleert nu eigenlijk wie, Sandra Jongenelen, Het Financieele Dagblad, (10 November)
2006 Kanturk and Ögüt at Platform Garanti, D. Belasco, Art in America, May
2006 Borga Kanturk and Ahmet Ögüt, E. Kosova, Bidoun, Spring
2006 The Politics of Small Gestures: Chances and Challenges for Contemporary Art, Mika Hannula, art-ist produksiyon
2006 Ahmet Ögüt, C. Hong-Jun, Monthy Photo, Aug.
2006 Leading Lights of The New Generation, G. Kohne, Mini International #19
2005 Istanbul Fragmente, P. Lang, Spike Art Quarterly, Winter
2005 Ahmet Ögüt, N. Paynter, Metropolis M, No.3 June/July 

Teaching

2014 Visiting Professor at Kuvataideakatemia / Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, FI
2013 -2011 Guest Teacher at KUVA, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, department of Scultpure, Helsinki, FI
2012 DAI (Dutch Art Institute) Project Leader together with Steven ten Thije, Arnhem, NL
2010 - 2008 Guest Lecturer, Bouwkunde Academie / Architecture Academy, NL
2009  Advisor, EEA, European Exchange Academy, Beelitz-Heilstätten, DE
2003 - 2006 Research Assistant at Yildiz Teknik University , Art and Design Faculty, TR

Selected Presentations and Lectures

2014 Creative Time Summit, In a collaboration between Creative Time and Public Art Agency Sweden, Stockholm, SE
2014 Chus Martinez in conversation with Ahmet Ögüt, Art Basel Salon program, Basel, CH
2014 Creative Time Summit discussion, Speigelsaal, Berlin, DE
2014 Why Biennial? Why Associate?, Conference and First General Assembly of the International Biennial Association (IBA), Berlin, DE
2014 Silent University Events, The Showroom, London and Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK
2014 Friday Lecture on Disruptive convictions, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE
2014 UNDER PRESSURE: Response and Responsibility of a Biennale, Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL
2014 Allegories of Good and Bad Government II: Beyond Allegories, together with We Are Here, Council chamber (raadzaal) Amsterdam, NL
2014 Proseminar, Masters of Visual Studies (MVS), University of Toronto, CA
2013 Art, School, Society, Open School East, London, UK
2013 Keynote speaker at KUNO 20th anniversary Teachers seminar, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE
2013 Define and Use: Silent University Student ID Card, FORMER WEST, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
2013 Conversation; Hans Ulrich Obrist and Ahmet ÖgŁt at Intern VIP Lounge, Art Dubai, UAE
2013 WANDER WONDERS#1: a symposium how to re-interpret the classical residency model, Wander, The Hague, NL
2012 Alternative to What?, organized by The Silent University, Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, UK
2012 Public Dialog: Krzysztof Wodiczko and Ahmet Ögüt: Provocative Design and Antagonistic Public Space, Istanbul Design Biennial,TR
2012 Staging Knowledge, organized by CICA in collaboration with SALT, Istanbul, TR
2012 Sam Thorne in conversation with Ahmet Ögüt, Delfina Foundation, London, UK
2012 Huib Haye van der Werf  in conversation with Ahmet Ögüt, NICC, Antwerp, BE
2011 Bruce Ferguson in conversation with Ahmet Ögüt, SALT, Istanbul, TR
2011 Artist talk, Apexart, New York, US
2010 Roderich Fabian in conversation with Ahmet Ögüt, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, DE
2009 Tim Griffin in conversation with Ahmet Ögüt and Liam Gillick, Making Worlds Conversation, 53rd Venice Biennial, IT
2009 Loss & Melancholic Possiblilities, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, US
2009 Everyday to Hiatus and Back, Hosted by the Contemporary Art Society, Cezayir, Istanbul, TR
2008 Presentation, Future Arts Research @ ASU, Arizona, US
2007 Eindhoven Caucus, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL 
2007 Gatherings, (with Esra Sarigedik) Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
2006 Borga Kanturk and Ahmet Ögüt, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Centre, Istanbul, TR

Selected film/video screenings

2014 Journal: Artists' Film Club, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
2013 Artists' Film Club: Collective Action, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
2013 Market Screening guest: SALT, 59th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, DE
2013 Screening: Ahmet ÖgŁt and Pilvi Takala, LA><ART, Los Angeles, US
2011 POP-UP. Veure és afegir, Fundació "la Caixa", Barcelona, ES
2010 2010 War, Literature & the Arts Conference, the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, US
2009 The first Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival, Massachusetts, US
2009 Istanbul International Film Festival, Ankara, TR
2009 Ankara International Film Festival, Ankara, TR
2008 She does not think so but she is dressed for the h-bomb, Tate Modern, London, UK
2007 The Shadow Cabinet, De Appel, Amsterdam, NL
2006 SCHADENFREUDE, The Artists Cinema, LUX Touring Project, FACT, Liverpool, UK, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Oberhausen Short Film Festival, DE, Phoenix Arts, Leicester, Espacio Fundacion Telefonica, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2005  This May Be What Parallel Play Looks Like, Sculpture Center, New York, US

Works in Collections

Sammlung Goetz, Munich, DE
FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, FR
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, US
KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Hesinki, FI
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, IT
Vehbi Koç Foundation, Istanbul, TR
Isabelle & Jean-Conrad Lemaitre
Eduardo Barella & Camilla Barella
and other privite collections.

Fellowships

2008 ABN AMRO

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