Deniz Sözen (A/ TR)
1981 Born in Vienna
2007- 2009 MFA art practice programme, Goldsmiths College, London
2000-2005 University of Applied Arts Vienna, Fine Arts
Exhibitions
EXHIBITIONS
2013 screening at street cinema, Lendwirbel festival, Graz
Curators’ Network Meeting Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna
2012 PANik 8: Performance as Post-Colonial Strategy! organized by Irene Lucas and Ruby Sircar, VBKÖ, Vienna
“Uçan Halım” – “Mein fliegender Teppich”, Solo Exhibition in the „Nische“, c/o Palak-Otzoup/Manser, Basel
2011 Espacioenter Video Art Festival, Tenerife, Spain
Waiting For Suicidal Hares – A Video Festival Organized by Jon Moscow & Organhaus, Chongqing, China
SAMVAAD international video screenings curated by Sabrina Shabbu, 1shanthiroad Studio Gallery, Bangalore & the Foundation for Contemporary Indian Art, New Delhi, India
2010 „Living Across - Spaces of Migration", Gruppenausstellung (cat.), kuratiert von Christian Kravagna, x:hibit, Acadamy of Fine Arts, Vienna
„Home Sweet Home Sick Home", Performance Event, Curated by Sara Hossein, lust gallery, Vienna
“Underground City 21“ (cat.), eine Kooperation des NOMADtheatre, LABfactory Wien & Theater Nestroyhof Hamakom

„be longing“, Solo Exhibition, Visual Arts Platform, Austrian Cultural Forum, London
2009 MFA degree show, Goldsmiths College, London
groupe/grope, Gruppenausstellung, Area 10, Peckham, London
Platform Junge Kunst, Group Exhibition, Galerie bäckerstrasse wien-berlin, Vienna
screening im Rahmen von Art Salon Project 2, Curated by boyleANDshaw, ARTPROJX SPACE, London
2008 „Courses of Intervention“, Group Exhibition, kargart, Istanbul
Vienna Independent Shorts, screenings in Österreich
Diagonale, Festival des Österreichischen Films, Graz
Türkisches FrauenFilmFestival / Turkish Womens’ Film Festival, Topkino, Vienna
2007 „Transfer Projekt Schwarzes Meer II“, Studienreise on the Krim/Odessa/Jalta (Ukraine), organized by Prof. Christian Reder / Zentrum Kunst- und Wissenstranfer, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2006 „Animated Film at the University of Applied Arts“, Video-Presentation, project space, Kunsthalle Karlsplatz, Vienna
2. Konfiguration „Remapping Mozart“, Vienna
Diagonale, Austrian Film Festival, Graz

Awards and Sponsorships
2013/14 International Study Scholarship of the BMUKK (Paris)
2010 Study Scholarship Paliano, Italien
2007-2009 Scholarship (award: research preparation masters scheme) des Arts and Humanities Research Council, England
2007 Travel Allowance „Transfer Projekt Schwarzes Meer II”, Studienreise auf die Krim/Odessa/Jalta (Ukraine), organized von Prof. Christian Reder / Zentrum für Kunst- und Wissenstranfer, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
Fohn-stipendium
2006 Award for the video-clip „O.T. (“China to World”)” at  MUMOK Video-wettbewerb, screenings in Wiener Programmkinos und in der Mumok-halle
Stipendium der Sussmann-stiftung
2004/05 Leistungsstipendium, University of Applied Arts Vienna



Publications
2012„Reflexionen über Zwischenräume” in: Institut für Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations e.V. (ifa) (Hg.) (2012): Kunstvermittlung in der Migrationsgesellschaft. Reflexionen einer Arbeitstagung – 2011. Edition Kultur und Außenpolitik. Online-Publication.
„From alien galaxies to the dervishes’ skies: encounters of a different kind“ in: In Sea Newsletter, Volume 4, No. 1
2009 „Kilim Filim“, „Tour Operator“, „Die Gesten der Kunstvermittlung“. In Kunstvermittlung I, Work with the Public, Opening of the institution,  Formate und Methods of Art Education at documenta 12 DVD Supplement Publication des Institute for Art Education (IAE) der ZHdK; Berlin: diaphanes
„Das Tänzerische in der Kunstvermittlung“. In: Kunstvermittlung II, Between critical practice and service at documentary 12. Results of a research project . Hrsg. by Carmen Mörsch and the research team of the documenta 12 art education. Publikation des Institute for Art Education (IAE) of ZHdK. Berlin: diaphanes
2008 „Odessa, Odessa“. In: Graue Donau, Schwarzes Meer. Hrsg.: Christian Reder and Erich Klein, Springer Verlag Vienna
 
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