Ahmet Öğüt Born in 1981 in Diyarbakir, Turkey, lives and works in Berlin, Istanbul and Amsterdam.
Öğüt recently completed a year-long residency at Tate and the Delfina Foundation, resulting in the major ongoing project: the Silent University (2012). Öğüt recently had solo exhibitions at Künstlerhaus, Stuttgart; SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul; Fondazione Giuliani, Rome; Artspace Visual Arts Centre in Sydney and Kunsthalle Basel.
Selected group exhibitions include the 7th Liverpool Biennial; the 12th Istanbul Biennial; the 4th Moscow Biennial; Performa 09 in New York and the 5th Berlin Biennial. He is winner of the 2010 Europas Zukunft prize from Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK) Leipzig, the 2011 Volkskrant Art Prize, and 2012 The Special Prize of the Future Generation Art Prize. He co-represented Turkey at the 53rd Venice Biennale together with Banu Cennetoğlu.