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
2002-2004 MA in Painting, Istanbul Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Academy
1998-2002 BA in Painting, Istanbul Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Academy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Work
SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey2016 Zeynep Pekünlü
SALT ULUS, Ankara, Turkey 2015 Everything I Know
SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey 2012 Osman Killed Me
SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Institute for New Feeling, Artist Film International
White Chapel Gallery, London, UK 2016 Institute for New Feeling, Artist Film International
The Museum of Art, Architecture & Technology (MAAT), Lisbon, Portugal2016 The world precedes the eye
Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore 2016 Institute for New Feeling, Artist Film International
Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey 2016 At the Edge of All Possibles
School of Kyiv, Vienna, Austria 2016 Archives of Violence
Kontrapunkt, Skopje 2016 Stay with Me
WOW Venue beim Kunstraum MOM, Hamburg, Germany 2015 At the Edge of All Possibles
MAXII Museum, Rome, Italy2015 Pretty Furious Women
Jakarta Biennale, Jakarta 2015 At the Edge of All Possibles
Kyiv Biennial, Kyiv, Ukraine 2015 Minima Akademika/Magnus
14th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey 2015 At the Edge of All Possibles, Lecture Performance
NGBK, Berlin, Germany2015 Man to Man, Every Inclusion is an Exclusion of Other Possibilities
SALT, Istanbul, Turkey 2015 Stay with Me
Depo, Istanbul, Turkey 2015 Sights and Sounds: Turkey
Jewish Museum, New York, US2015 Stay with Me
Apartment Project, Berlin, Germany 2014 At the Edge of All Possibles, Lecture Performance, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin
2014 Sublime
SANATORIUM, Istanbul, Turkey 2014 WOWMEN!
Kaaitheather, Brussels, Belgium2013 Transitio-Mx Digital Media and Video Festival
Mexico 2013 Bandits-Mages
Paris

WORKSHOPS

2016 Found Footage Film Making Workshop
Istanbul Modern Museum, Istanbul, Turkey 2016 Digital Story Telling Workshop
Festival on Wheels, Ankara, Turkey 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, Ukrayna 2015 Aesthetic-Political Action: Examples from Turkey, Armenia and Lebanon
Workshop, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey2015 Found Footage Film Making Workshop
If Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey 2014 Digital Storytelling Workshop, Zed Grant
Istanbul, Turkey

EVENTS

2017 City and Commons, Panel
With Begüm Özden Fırat and Feride Çiçekoğlu, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey2017 Representations of Masculinity in Popular Culture
Panel, Gedik University, Istanbul, Turkey 2017 Masculinity and Digital Knowledge Sharing, Talk
Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar University, Istanbul, Turkey2017 Filmhuis Cavia
Amsterdam 2017 2017 Art as Activism in Times of Political Silencing
Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna 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, Turkey 2016 Amed Film Festival
Amed 2016 22th Festival on Wheels
Ankara, Turkey 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, Istanbul, Turkey2015 “Newly Emerged Dissidents After Gezi Resistance”
Aftermath of Gezi Resistance Symposium, Swedish Research Institute, Istanbul, Turkey2015 Aesthetic-Political Action: Examples from Turkey, Armenia and Lebanon
Depo, İstanbul2014 SAHA Association Production Grand
São Paulo Biennial 2014 25th Ankara Film Festival
Ankara, Turkey 2014 17th Flying Broom International Woman Film Festival
Ankara, Turkey 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, Turkey 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 Man to Man, 59. Oberhausen Film Festival, Germany
2013 Artists’s Rights in 1970’s to Today
Hüsamettin Koçan, Zeyno Pekünlü, Salt Beyoğlu, İstanbul2013 Man to Man, If Istanbul Film Festival
Istanbul, Turkey 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