D.F.A. Deniz Güvensoy

Deniz Güvensoy is an artist, a curator, and cultural researcher. She has gained her Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul. After working as an editor, art critic, and Ass. Professor in Istanbul, she moved to Vienna in 2016. Since 2017, she is working on her research project on Border Performativity in Visual Culture in the Ph.D. in Philosophy Program at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. She is also the chairwoman and program director of the Vienna-based art association and off-space, Fabrikraum Kunstverein. In her research and artistic practice, she focuses on the issues of mobility of socially excluded bodies, b/ordering, Visual politics, and political performativity. Selected shows and events in Vienna: ‘Nomos’ (Solo show, 2021), ‘Performing the Threshold’, (Group show, 2020), at Fabrikraum Kunstverein; ‘Fabrikraum #00, (Group show, 2019), Künstlerhaus; ‘Fanzineist Vienna Artbook & Zine Fair (2019), (as Co-Director), Nordbahnhalle; ‘Kunst Kebab: Exploring Food and Social Space’, (2017), (Co-curator), MuseumsQuartier; ‘Aporias’, (2016),  (Curator), Friday Exit Gallery