Is It Morning For You Yet?58th Carnegie International

Banu Cennetoğlu

Banu Cennetoğlu (b. 1970, Ankara; lives in Istanbul) is engaged in a wide range of cross-disciplinary practices. Her practice incorporates methods of archiving in order to question and challenge the politics of memory, as well as the production, distribution and consumption of information. Cennetoğlu has had solo exhibitions at institutions such as K21 Ständehaus, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf; SculptureCenter, New York; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn; Salonul de proiecte, Bucharest; and Kunsthalle Basel. She has participated in the Berlin, Istanbul, Liverpool, Gwangju, Athens, and Venice Biennales, as well as Manifesta 8 and documenta 14. She is the founder of BAS, an artist-run space in Istanbul dedicated to artists’ books and printed matter. In 2016, she was a guest at the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program. Cennetoğlu is currently an advisor at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam.

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Mock-up of Banu Cennetoğlu, right?, 2022, string, helium, and Mylar balloons, dimensions variable, Courtesy of the artist and Rodeo Gallery, London/Piraeus

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