EDUCATION

1980 Born in Izmir, Turkey
2004-2010 PhD in Painting, Istanbul Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Academy
2007-2009 MA in Artistic Production and Research, University of Barcelona
1998-2002 BA in Painting, Istanbul Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Academy
2002-2004 MA in Painting, Istanbul Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Academy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Zeynep Pekünlü, SALT ULUS, Ankara
2015 Everything I Know, Sanatorium Art Gallery, Istanbul
2012 Osman Killed Me, Sanatorium Art Gallery, Istanbul

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Institute for New Feeling, Artist Film International, The Museum of Art, Architecture & Technology,
2016 The world precedes the eye, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
2016 Institute for New Feeling, Artist Film International, Istanbul Modern Müzesi, İstanbul
2016 Institute for New Feeling, Artist Film International, White Chapel Gallery, London
2016 At the Edge of All Possibles, School of Kyiv, Vienna
2016 Archives of Violence, Kontrapunkt, Skopje
2016 Stay with Me, WOW Venue beim Kunstraum MOM, Hamburg
2015 At the Edge of All Possibles, MAXII Museum, Rome
2015 Pretty Furious Women, Jakarta Biennale, Jakarta
2015 At the Edge of All Possibles, Kyiv Biennial, Kyiv
2015 Minima Akademika/Magnus, 14th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
2015 At the Edge of All Possibles, Lecture Performance, NGBK, Berlin
2015 Man to Man, Every Inclusion is an Exclusion of Other Possibilities, SALT, Istanbul
2015 Stay with Me, Depo, Istanbul
2015 Sights and Sounds: Turkey, Jewish Museum, New York
2015 Stay with Me, Apartment Project, Berlin
2014 At the Edge of All Possibles, Lecture Performance, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin
2014 Minima Akademika , Sublime Exhibition, Sanatorium Art Gallery, Istanbul
2014 WOWMEN! Kaaitheather, Brussels
2013 Transitio-Mx Digital Media and Video Festival, Mexico
2013 Bandits-Mages, Paris

WORKSHOPS

2016 Found Footage Film Making Workshop, Istanbul Modern Museum, Istanbu
2016 Digital Story Telling Workshop, Festival on Wheels, Ankara
2016 Found Footage Film Making Workshop, La Salle Collage of Arts,Singapore
2015 How to remember? / How to archive? / How to continue? Workshop,Kyiv Biennial, Kyiv
2015 Aesthetic-Political Action: Examples from Turkey, Armenia and Lebanon, Workshop, Depo, Istanbul
2015 Found Footage Film Making Workshop, If Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul
2014 Digital Storytelling Workshop, Zed Grant, Istanbul

EVENTS

2017 City and Commons, Panel, Bogazici University, Istanbul
With Begüm Özden Fırat and Feride Çiçekoğlu, 2017 Representations of Masculinity in Popular Culture, Panel, Gedik University, Istanbul
2017 Masculinity and Digital Knowledge Sharing, Talk, Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi, İstanbul
2017 Filmhuis Cavia, Amsterdam
2017 2017 Art as Activism in Times of Political Silencing, Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Wien
2017 A Good Neighbour
Public Programs Coordinator of 15. Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul2016 59th DOK Leipzig Festival, Leipzig
2016 6th QueerFest, Ankara
2016 FfAI (Foundation for Art Initiatives) Research Grant
2016 8th Which Human Rights? Film Festival, Istanbul
2016 Amed Film Festival, Amed
2016 22th Festival on Wheels, Ankara
2016 Henie Onstad Kunstsenter Residency, Oslo
2016 Istanbul Modern Museum, Istanbul
2015 SAHA Association Production Grand, Jakarta Biennial
2015 SAHA Association Production Grand, Istanbul Biennial
2015 In the era of excessive information, is there anything left not represented?, Creative Time Summit
2015 Cosmopolitan Collectivism, Roundtable, Jakarta Biennale, Jakart
With Eungie Joo, Reza Afisina & Renzo Martens2015 Resistance&Resignation
Workshop organized by SALT and Van Abbemuseum, Istanbul-Ankara2015 SAHA Association Production Grand, İstanbul: Passion, Joy, Fury Exhibition, MAXXI Museum
2015 Art Labor and Organization, Precarity Symposium
Koc University, Istanbul2015 “Newly Emerged Dissidents After Gezi Resistance”, Aftermath of Gezi Resistance Symposium,
Swedish Research Institute, Istanbul2015 Aesthetic-Political Action: Examples from Turkey, Armenia and Lebanon
Depo, İstanbul2014 SAHA Association Production Grand, São Paulo Biennial
2014 25th Ankara Film Festival, Ankara
2014 17th Flying Broom International Woman Film Festival, Ankara
2014 Cultural Production and Property
Türker Armaner, Koray Löker, Zeyno Pekünlü, Avliye Tansuğ, Arter, İstanbul2014 Turkey and Feminism
Kaaitheater, Belgium2014 Video Art and Turkish Cinema
with Canan, İstanbul Film Festival, Istanbul2014 Right to the City Symposium (as co-coordinator)
13. Biennial de Sao Paulo, Brazil2014 Zapata in Istanbul, Flying Broom Film Festival, Ankara
2014 Don't Let Anyone Hear, Same Old Song
Ankara Film Festival, Ankara2013 EMARE (European Media Artist Exchange) Residency, Mexico City
2013 Artist Talk: Zeyno Pekünlü
Centro Multi Media, Mexico City2013 Contemporary Art and Politics
Zeyno Pekünlü, Feyyaz Yaman, Emre Zeytinoğlu, Pera Fest, İstanbul2013 Artists’s Rights in 1970’s to Today
Hüsamettin Koçan, Zeyno Pekünlü, Salt Beyoğlu, İstanbul2013 Man to Man, 59. Oberhausen Film Festival, Germany
2013 Man to Man, If Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul
2013 Man to Man, Festroia Film Festival, European Shorts Section, Portugal
2013 Man to Man, Kurzfilmfestival Köln – Unlimited, Germany
2013 Man to Man, Filmini Short Film Festival, Bulgaria