Banu Cennetoğlu lives and works in Istanbul. Cennetoğlu explores the political, social and cultural dimension of the production, representation and distribution of knowledge and asks how it feeds into a society’s collective thought and becomes part of its ideology. Solo exhibitions include: K21 Ständehaus, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2019); Sculpture Center, New York (2019); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2018); Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (2015); Salonul de proiecte, Bucharest (2013); Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (2011). Selected group exhibitions include: Actually, the Dead Are Not Dead, Bergen Assembly 2019; Beautiful world, where are you?, Liverpool Biennale (2018); documenta 14, Athens and Kassel (2017); The Restless Earth, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan (2017); 10th Gwangju Biennale (2014); Manifesta 8, Murcia (2010); 53rd Venice Biennale/Pavilion of Turkey (2009); 5th Berlin Biennale (2008); 1st Athens Biennale and 10th Istanbul Biennial (both 2007). In 2006, she initiated BAS, a project space in Istanbul focusing on collection and production of artists’ books and printed matter. In 2016, she was a guest at the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program.
(118 words) between citizen and conscious
17- 29/02 2020
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October 10 2019, 21:12
29 hours since Turkey invaded northeastern Syria and launched airstrikes against Kurdish targets
709 days since Osman Kavala’s unjust imprisonment