Ahmet Öğüt (b. 1981) is a Turkish artist based in Istanbul, Amsterdam, and Berlin. He has been the subject of solo exhibitions including Strategies for Radical Democracy, The Blackwood Gallery at University of Toronto, CA (2014); Fahrenheit 451: Reprinted, Checkpoint Helsinki, Helsinki, FI (2013); When the axis of the Hamster’s wheel is lodged inside Sisyphus’ boulder, Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, KV (2013); Ahmet Ögüt, Protocinema/Itinerant, New York, US (2012); Or whistle spontaneously, Delfina Foundation, London, UK (2012); among others. His work has been exhibited in numerous group exhibitions including 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, AU (upcoming, 2014); Performa 13, The Fifth Biennial of Visual Art Performance, New York, US (2013); Nouvelles Vagues – A History of Inspiration, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR (2013); 7th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK (2012); 4th Moscow Biennial, “Rewriting Worlds”, Moscow, RU (2011); 53rd Venice Biennial, The Pavilion of Turkey, Venice, IT (2009); among others. Öğüt recently completed a year-long residency at Tate and the Delfina Foundation in London, resulting in the major ongoing project The Silent University (2012), as well as a month-long residency in Finland with Checkpoint Helsinki producing the installation/performance Fahrenheit 451: Reprinting. He is winner of the 2010 Europas Zukuft prize from the Museum of Contemporary Art (GfZK Leipzig), the 2011 Volkskrant Art Prize, The Special Prize of the Future Generation Art Prize (2012).