Dislocations | Ahmet Ögüt in conversation with Dr Jon Blackwood
Discussion, Online Exhibition and Artists Q&A
Tuesday 22 June
10 - 11.30am | Discussion Session
With Dr Jon Blackwood and invited speakers Dr Laura Leuzzi, University of Dundee, and Sally Reaper, director of Look Again Aberdeen. This session will explore digital curation and introduce the Dislocations exhibition thematically.
12 - 1pm | In conversation with Ahmet ÖGÜT (Turkey) https://www.ahmetogut.com/
(Please note the title of the ticket is 'Dislocations')
About the Artist
Ahmet Ögut, born in Silvan, Diyarbakir (*1981) lives and works in Amsterdam and Istanbul. Following Diyarbakir Fine Art high school, he completed his BA from the Fine Arts Faculty at Hacettepe University, Ankara, MA from Art and Design Faculty at Yıldız Teknik University, Istanbul. He works across different media and has exhibited widely, more recently with solo presentations at Kunstverein Dresden, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Chisenhale Gallery, and Van Abbemuseum. He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone (2021); In the Presence of Absence, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2020); Zero Gravity at Nam SeMA, Seoul Museum of Art (2019); Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale (2018); the British Art Show 8 (2015-2017); the 13th Biennale de Lyon (2015); Performa 13, the Fifth Biennial of Visual Art Performance, New York (2013); the 7th Liverpool Biennial (2012); the 12th Istanbul Biennial (2011); the New Museum Triennial, New York (2009); and the 5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art (2008). Öğüt has been a guest mentor, guest tutor, advisor and research teacher at several schools.
Among the schools are Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht; Sandberg Institute Amsterdam; Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki; TransArts - Transdisziplinäre Kunst, Institut für Bildende und Mediale Kunst Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien; and DAI (Dutch Art Institute) Arnhem. Öğüt was awarded the Visible Award for the Silent University (2013); the special prize of the Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Ukraine (2012); the De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs 2011, Netherlands; and the Kunstpreis Europas Zukunft, Museum of Contemporary Art, Germany (2010). He co-represented Turkey at the 53rdVenice Biennale (2009).
Chair: Dr Jon Blackwood
Jon Blackwood is an educator, writer and curator. Since 2014 he has worked at Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, where he is currently reader in contemporary art. He has previously worked at DJCAD, University of Dundee. Jon’s research is concentrated on notions of peripherality and post-socialist transition in Central & Eastern Euorpe, as well as contemporary art and activism. Jon is a member of IKT, the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, and SCAN. He has curated exhibitions nationally (Summerhall, Edinburgh, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, the Fleming Collection, London) & internationally (Institute for Contemporary Art, Zagreb; Atelier DADO, Cetinje; duplex, Sarajevo; Muzej na Grad Skopje, North Macedonia).
The programme for the rest of the week is as follows:
Monday 21 June | In conversation with Olia SOSNOVSKAYA (Belarus / Austria) http://oliasosnovskaya.com
Wednesday 23 June | In conversation with Stella ROONEY (Scotland) https://www.stellarooney.com/
Thursday 24 June | In conversation with Mila PANIĆ (Germany) https://milapanic.net/
Friday 25 June | In conversation with Elena CEMERSKA / Ivana MIRCHESKA (North Macedonia)
Click Here to Register (Please note that each daily session should be booked separately. The title of the ticket is 'Dislocations')
First published: 25 May 2021