residency: SeptemberOctober 2013

Övül Ö. Durmusoglu (Turkey)

Övül Ö. Durmusoglu 

is a curator and writer living between Berlin and Istanbul. As a Goethe Institute fellow, she organized several programs at Maybe Education and Public Programs in dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel such as What is Thinking? Or a Taste That Hates Itself, Readers Circle: 100 Notes 100 Thoughts, and Paper Mornings: Book Presentations at dOCUMENTA (13). She has written for different catalogues, publications, and magazines including WdW Review, Frieze d/e, Flash Art International. Durmusoglu also curated Sofia Contemporary 2013, which took place in different locations of Sofia with the title Near, Closer, Together: Exercises for a Common Ground. She is currently one of the curatorial collaborators of 13th International Istanbul Biennial.

Residency organized in frames of ReDirecting: East project and and has been possible thanks to financial support of the City of Warsaw and Adam Mickiewicz Institute.