Özlem Günyol
1977born in Ankara
1997-2001studied in Hacettepe University, Sculpture Department, Ankara, TR
2001-2006studied in Städel Art Academy –Städelschule-, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2006Meisterschülerin with Ayşe Erkmen, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt
Mustafa Kunt
1978born in Ankara
1996-2001studied in Hacettepe University Sculpture Department, Ankara, TR
2001-2002lived and worked in Frankfurt am Main, DE
2002-2009Johannes Gutenberg University, Sculpture Department, Mainz, DE
2003-2007studied in Städel Art Academy -Städelschule-, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2008Meisterschuler with Wolfgang Tillmans, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2017HAP Grieshaber Preis der VG Bild-Kunst 2017
2016“Kunstpfad Mainvorland Competition“, art in public space, Rüsselsheim, DE
2016Artists in Resident, Q21, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, AT
2015Hessische Kulturstiftung, Travel Grant 2015-16, DE
2014SAHA Association, Supported Project; „Hemzemin“, Dortmunder Kunstverein, DE
2013Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung, Ausstellungs- und Katalog Förderpreis 2013, DE
2012Ars Viva-Preis für Bildene Kunst, Kulturkreis der Deutschen Wirtschaft, DE
2011Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral New York-Grant, New York, US
2010Artists in Resident, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, IE
2010Aus der Stadt aufs Land, Freilichtmuseum, Neu-Anspach, DE
2009J.W. Hector Art Prize – 2nd Award, DE
2008-2010Charlotte-Prinz-Stipendium, Darmstadt, DE
2008-2009Basis Studio Residency, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2007-2008Jurgen Ponto-Stiftung, Work Grant, DE
2005Städel-Preis 2005, der Delbrück Bethmann Maffei AG, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2001State Painting and Sculpture Museum Award, Ankara, TR (cat.) (Kunt)
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019The Image Without The Image, Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft, Berlin, DE
2019Ses-li HarflerI Ses-siz Harfler, Dirimart, Istanbul, TR
2018SEPARATELYTOGETHER – letters, numbers, punctuation and other signs, Yanköşe, Istanbul, TR
2017Özlem Günyol & Mustafa Kunt, Projektraum des Deutschen Künstlerbundes, Berlin, DE
2015minute by minute, Dirimart, İstanbul, TR
2015Özlem Günyol & Mustafa Kunt, FAK, Münster, DE
2014Özlem Günyol & Mustafa Kunt, FAK, Dortmunder Kunstverein, DE
2014STAND-BY, Sanat Dünyamiz art Magazine, 138th issue Jan-Feb, TR
2012Dead Zoo, The Return Gallery, Goethe Institute, Dublin, IE
2011Suspicious Activities, Cuchifritos, New York, US
2011UP!UP!UP!, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, studio 16, Dublin, IE
2010Özlem Günyol & Mustafa Kunt, Gallery Heike Strelow, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2010Özlem Günyol & Mustafa Kunt, Freilichtmuseum, Neu-Anspach, DE
2010Junge Kreative zu Gast, HSE AG, Darmstadt, DE
2009Zonk Zonk, Outlet Project Room, Istanbul, TR
2008Vier, Museum für Moderne Kunst-Zollamt, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2007be-cause, Basis, Frankfurt am Main, DE (cat.)
2006         Gold Mine, Gallery Appel, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2004show, W12, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, DE (cat.)
W12, W12, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, DE (cat.)
2003clothes, W12, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, DE (cat.)
354512 cm², Altes Hauptzollamt, Frankfurt am Main, DE
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021
Dirimart Presents VIII, İstinye Park, Izmir, TR
This Place, curated by Kevser Güler, YKY Kültür Sanat, İstanbul, TR (cat.)
Einwanderungs-Denkmal auf Zollverein, Entwürfe von sechs Künstlerinnen und Künstlern, curated by Necmi Sönmez, Ruhr Museum, Essen, DE
Dedicated to the Future of Nostalgia, WhiteBox, curated by Çağla İlk and Adnan Yıldız, Munich, DE
wassergeister… mythos wasser in der antike und gegenwart!, Neue Galerie Kassel, DE (cat.)
2020
Dirimart Presents VII: Still Life, Dirimart, Istanbul, TR
Crystal Chateau, curated by Can Akgümüş, Evliyagil Museum, Ankara, TR
2019
Regular Insanity, curated by Marcus Graf, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, TR
Light Like A Bird, Not Like A Feather, curated by Signs Art Space, Istanbul, TR
Paper – A Selection of Turkish Contemporary Art, Pilevneli Mecidiyeköy, Istanbul, TR
Standart, curated by Melike Bayık, Adas, Istanbul; Eldem Sanat Alanı, Eskisehir, TR
2018
How Will the Weather be Tomorrow?, organized by Özlem Günyol & Mustafa Kunt, Between Bridges, Berlin, DE
Büyük Çayır 2018 Sergileri | Large Meadow 2018 Exhibitions, organized by Norgunk, Ark Kültür, Istanbul, TR
Appropriation?/Case?, Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat, curated by Nazlı Pektaş, Istanbul, TR (cat.)
NOTHING until now!!, KULTURHAUS, Stuttgart, DE
2017
In Fact, Project 4L Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum, curated by Selin Turam, Istanbul, TR
ZEIGEN. Eine Audiotour durch die Sammlung der GfZK von Karin Sander, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK), Leipzig, DE
Beauty of Concept, Plato Sanat, curated by Marcus Graf, Istanbul, TR
Tu m’arcel, Ariel Sanat, Istanbul TR
2016
Lines of Passage (in medias res), a selection from Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum Collection, Municipality of Mytilene Art Gallery, Halim Bey Mansion, curated by Basak Senova, Lesvos, GR (cat.)
MOMENT.MOVEMENT, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Vienna, AT
As rights go by / On loss of rights and lack of rights, Freieraum, MuseumsQuartier, curated by Sabine Winkler, Vienna, AT
Memory and Continuity, A Selection from the Huma Kabakcı Collection, Pera Museum, curated by Huma Kabakcı and Esra Aliçavuşoğlu, Istanbul, TR (cat.)
2015
Crossing Lines, The Gallery on the Corner, London, UK
Je me souviens – La Traverse, Centre d‘art Contemporain d‘Alfortville, Alfortville, FR
Parfümiert mit Dynamit, Basis e.V., Frankfurt am Main, DE
Mythologies, 3rd Mardin Biennial, Mardin, TR (cat.)
Je me souviens du génocide arménien… I remember and I demand…,Sobering Gallery, Paris, FR
2014
SMALL FACES, LARGE SIZES, Project 4L Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum, Istanbul, TR
Color of Art Color of Money, Gallery Perpetuel, Frankfurt am Main, DE
New Frankfurt Internationals: Solid Signs, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, DE (cat.)
1984, Gallery Nev, Ankara, TR
40 VIDEOS FROM 40 YEARS OF VIDEO ART IN TURKEY, 25th International Film Festival, Ankara, TR
2013
Who Shall Deliver Us From the Greeks and Romans?, Gallery Mana, Istanbul, TR
There is a madness in my mind, Cer Modern, Ankara TR (cat.)
ars viva 12/13 – Systeme, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, LS
New Kids of the Block, Tanas, Berlin, DE (cat.)
2012
ars viva 12/13 – Systeme, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, DE (cat.)
Alienation/ Estrangement, Proje 4L, Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum, Istanbul, TR
Uniformisation, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, TR
eine/r aus siebzehn, Vordemberge-Gildewart Art Grant Exhibition 2012, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, DE (cat.)
ars viva 12/13 – Systeme, Neues Museum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, DE (cat.)
km 500 5, Kunsthalle Mainz, DE (cat.)
IT DOESN’T ALWAYS HAVE TO BE BEAUTIFUL, UNLESS IT’S BEAUTIFUL, Muslim Mulliqi Prize International Exhibition, National Gallery Kosovo, Pristina (cat.)
Out of Lines, film screening, Parasol Unit, London, UK
2011
Lines of Thought, Parasol Unit, London, UK
ISTANBUL EINDHOVEN-SALTVANABBE POST ’89, SALT, Istanbul, TR
Untitled, 12th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, TR
Heimatkunde, Jewish Museum, Berlin, DE
2010
Benim de Kalbim Var, Yüksel Street, Kızılay, Ankara, TR
We are Nowhere and its Now, OCCUPY Space, Limerick, IE
Invisible Play, Istanbul, TR
Recent Arrivals/Updating the Archive, Black Door, Istanbul, TR
Love Kills, Frankfurt, DE (cat.)
Thank you for your Understanding, 2nd International Antakya Biennial, Antakya, TR (cat.)
Silence _ Storm, 2nd Port Izmir International Triennial, Izmir, TR (cat.)
When Ideas Become Crime, Tobacco Warehouse, Istanbul, TR (cat.)
Feeding the World, Basis, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Unerwartet/Unexpected, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, DE (cat.)
Enovos Preis Junge Kunst 2010, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, DE (cat.)
2009
Hector Kunstpreis 2009, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, DE (cat.)
Now, New, Proje 4L, Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum, Istanbul, TR
El Dorado, About the promise of Human Rights, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg, DE (cat.)
Grenzland, Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Aschaffenburg, DE (cat.)
good, bad, ugly, Goethe-Institut Ankara, TR
VİDEO ODASI/VIDEO ROOM-35 VIDEOS FROM 35 YEARS OF VIDEO ART IN TURKEY, 20th International Ankara Film Festival, Ankara, TR
2008
Moment of Agency, Kunsthalle Basel, Kunstmuseum Bern, CH
Inside-Outside, Atelier Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Anywhere I lay my Head, Römer9, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Making a Scene, Fondazione Morragreco in Naples, IT (cat.)
Sampling, Locus Athens, GR (cat.)
2007
Selection 2007, Project 4L Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum, Istanbul, TR
Here..There..Abroad, IFA Galerie Berlin & IFA Galerie Stuttgart, DE
Be a realist, demand the impossible!, Karsi Sanat Gallery, Istanbul, TR (cat.)
Hit The Road Jack, graduate exhibition, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Türkisch Delight, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Städtische Galerie, Backnang, DE (cat.)
Photo Biennial Dunaujvaros 2007, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros, HU (cat.)
Alman Mali, Kunstverein München, Munich, DE
2006
MeltemofIstanbul, Project 4L Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum, Istanbul, TR (cat.)
Contemporary Art Biennale of Fukushima 2006, Fukushima, JP (cat.)
100 TAGE=100 VIDEOS, GL Strand, Copenhagen, DK
Goods to declare, Ben-Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, IL (cat.)
Gut ist was gefällt, Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt am Main, DE (cat.)
2005
Lido, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, DE
Academy Remix. Städelschule, Frankfurt meets Missing Identity, Pristine, Pristine Museum, Kosovo/Portikus Frankfurt am Main, DE
Free Kick, 9th International Istanbul Biennial, Hospitality Zone, Antrepo 5, Istanbul, TR (cat.)
no big deal, Kunstverein Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, DE
bits & pieces, T-Online Headquaters Building, Darmstadt, DE
Yoko Ono Dream Universe, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Stimmen, nachdurchwachsen, Stränge, Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul, TR (cat.)
2004
Die Angst, St.Stepfhan Church, curated by Frieldhelm Mennekes, Mainz (Kunt)
Product Placement, Hafen 2, curated by Andreas Gärtner, Offenbach (Kunt)
STOFFE, IVG Immobilien AG, Bonn
elegant-underground-5, Frankensteinerhof, curated by Ekrem Yalçındağ, Frankfurt
geneses, Raumpool, Frankfurt   
Emporter des femmes a paris, Goethe Institut, curated by David Bochers, Athens
Emporter des femmes a paris, Frankensteinerhof, curated by David Bochers, Frankfurt
2003
Festival Junger Talente, Offenbach
Polyzentrisch, Chiristuskirche, Mainz (Kunt)