Banu Cennetoğlu


14 July – 28 October 2018

Banu Cennetoğlu: Liverpool Biennial (Group Show), Liverpool

11 November – 26 November 2017

Banu Cennetoğlu: 3rd Berlin Herbstsalon (Group Show)Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin

28 April – 20 August 2017

Banu Cennetoğlu: La Terra Inquieta (Group Show), La Trienalle, Milan

8 April – 16 July 2017

Banu Cennetoğlu: Documenta 14, Athens

28 January – 28 February 2017

Banu Cennetoğlu: Plànetes (Group Show), Pafos 2017, Pafos

3 December 2016 – 12 January 2017

Banu Cennetoğlu: House of Commons (Group Show), Portikus, Frankfurt

26 April – 26 June 2016

Banu Cennetoğlu: …und eine Welt noch. (Group Show). Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg.

14 November 2015 – 17 January 2016

Banu Cennetoğlu: Banu Cennetoğlu. Bonner Kunstverein, Germany




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Solo Shows


1 January 1970 – 21 March 2018 · H O W B E I T · Guilty feet have got no rhythm · Keçiboynuzu · AS IS · MurMur · I measure every grief I meet · Taq u Raq · A piercing Comfort it affords · Stitch · Made in Fall · Yes. But. We had a golden heart. · One day soon I’m gonna tell the moon about the crying game, Chisenhale Gallery, London



Banu Cennetoglu, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn



Gentle Madness, Rodeo, London

What is it that you are worried about?, collaboration with Yasemin Özcan, Rodeo, Istanbul

Excavate and Be Damned, collaboration with Philippine Hoegen and Masist Gül, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt

Salonul de Proiecte, collaboration with Napoleon Tiron, Bucarest



Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest



Guilty feet have got no rhythm, Kunsthalle Basel, Steinberg



Sample Sale BC 2010, Rodeo, Istanbul



False Witnes (book launch), Istiklal Caddesi 459, Istanbul


Group Shows


Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool



3rd Berlin HerbstsalonMaxim Gorki Theater, Berlin

Terra Mediteranea: in Action, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia

dOCUMENTA (14), Athens and Kassel

La Terra Inquieta, La Trienalle, Milan

It is Obvious from the Map, Redcat, Los Angeles

ğ- queer forms migrate, (Group Show), Schwules Museum, Berlin



13th Triennial of Small-Scale Sculptures, Fellbach

… und eine Welt noch, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg

Voices Outside the Echo Chamber, Framer Framed, Amsterdam

Terra Med: In Action, Halle 14, Leipzig



Survival Is Not Enough, Rodeo, Istanbul & London

Are you Talking To me ?, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen (forthcoming)

Vocabulary of Hospitality, Studio X, Istanbul



Burning Down The House, 10th Gwangju Bienniale, Gwangju, South Korea



Giving Form to the Impatience of Liberty, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stutgart

Signs Taken in Wonder, Hannover Kunstverein, Hannover

Near, Closer, Together. Exercises for a Common Ground, Sofia Contemporary, Sofia

Unrest of Form. Imagining the Political Subject, Secession, Vienna

2nd Edition of Project Biennial D-0 ARK Underground, Konjic

Signs Taken in Wonder, MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

Frozen Lakes, Artist’s Space, New York



A Gathering, Peiraios 260, Greek Festival, Athens

In Crisis-Terra Mediterranea, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia

Turkish Art New and Superb, Tanas, Berlin

Adaption, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

The Forum – Forum, Global Art Forum, Dubai



Constellation (or the inspiration show), Rodeo, Istanbul

Beyond, KUMU Art Museum of Estonia, Tallin

Uncanny Encounters, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul

Through Symbolic Worlds’, International Project Space,

Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham

Eshu Etaeb [Or How to Sex Up Your Life], Galleri Sinne, Helsinki

Where Fire Has Struck, Depo, Istanbul



Second Exhibition, ARTER, Istanbul

Region of Murcia in Dialogue with Northern Africa, Manifesta 8, Murcia

Tropical Iceland, Villa Reykjavik, Reykjavik

La revanche de l’archive photographique, Centre de la photographie Geneve, Geneve

Out – Book, Palazzo Mauri Biblioteca Civica, Spoleto

The Past is a foreign country, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun



New Acquisitions, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena

Lapses, with Ahmet Ogut, The Pavilion of Turkey, 53rd Venice Biennial, Venice

I Like the Truth, I Never Liked Fiction (And Vice Versa), Rodeo, Istanbul

Post-It City/Occasional Urbanities, Tripostal, Lille

End Game, Loop, Seoul



Geographies of the Invisible, Max Museo, Chiasso

Becoming Istanbul, Deutsches Architectur Museum, Frankfurt

States of Ecstasy, Akbank, Istanbul

Data Recovery, Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo

One Night Stand, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 5th Berlin Biennale, Berlin

Brave New Worlds, La Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City

Unrecorded, Akbank, Istanbul

Post-It City/Occasional Urbanities,  Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona



Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennale, Athens

Not Only Possible, But Also Necessary/ Optimism in the Age of Global War, 10th Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul

9th Emergency Biennale in Chechnya, Istanbul

Wherever We Go, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

Ver-Huising, Jan Cunen Museum, Oss



Rejection Episodes, Vooruit, Gent

Eurhope 1153 Contemporary Art From The Bosphorus, Villa Manin, Udine

Wherever We Go, Spazio Oberdan, Milan

Pixels of Reality, PSWAR, Amsterdam

By Mira Sanders,  Anspach Center, Brussels



Open Studios, Office for Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo

Sweet Taboos, National Gallery for Arts, 3rd Tirana Biennale, Tirana

In a Tall Distance with Mr. Reis, BAS, Istanbul

Information / Transformation,  Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp

On Mobility, De Appel, Amsterdam

Telegram, Utrechtsedwarsstraat 134, Amsterdam



Visitors, Galerist, Istanbul

Brothers, Sisters and Birds, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

False Witness, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, DE, 3rd Berlin Biennale, Berlin



False Witness, a book launch, Istiklal Caddesi 459, Istanbul

False Witness, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam

Into the Breach, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam

Visions 01, Moscow House of Photography, Moscow

No More Than I Know, Australian Center For Photography, Sydney

Chic Clicks, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaf, Duesseldorf



Delfina Foundation, London



Geoair, Tbilisi



Office For Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo


2002 – 2003

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Amsterdam



Speos, Polaroid Scholarship Paris, Paris