Before the first public moment of a work of art, there is always a long, often complicated, journey of internal, unpublished negotiations and counter-strategies. This newly commissioned lecture performance by Ahmet Öğüt focuses on some recent and historical cases around the notions of authorship, ownership, collective action, and codes of conduct, questions that often remain invisible to the audience of works of art.
The work is performed in English.
About the artist
Ahmet Öğüt (b. 1981, Turkey) lives and works in Istanbul, Amsterdam, and Berlin. His work embraces many different media and focuses on complex sociocultural issues, including migration and civil unrest. Öğüt's frequent cross-disciplinary collaborations outside the art world create new ways to tackle complex topics while often incorporating humour.