Deniz Gül

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affiliated institution SALT

bio | Deniz Gül is a Turkish contemporary artist. She is known as a conceptual sculptor and a writer. Gül’s practice comprises how language performs as text, sculpture and space. She is infamous by her novel like exhibitions that feature installations and sculptures speaking of structure, composition, form, consequence. Her act, which could be registered as processes, refers to her engagement with time and material. Her works have been featured in institutional exhibitions like the Istanbul Biennial, the Sharjah Biennial and she has shown at key galleries and institutions such as Salt, YKKS, Arter, Badischer Kunstverein, CCCB, Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille. Gül’s solo exhibitions are Scratch and Surface (2021), Meydan (2020), Loyelow (2016), B.I.M.A.B.K.R. (2013), and 5 Person Bufet (2011). She has been featured in articles at Artnet News, Frieze Magazine, the Financial Times and Art in America. The artist has published five books alongside her exhibitions. Her latest “there is life between us (+transparency)” is a weave of essays in dialogue with theoretical approaches to the scientific, ecological, and artistic implications of transparency as an overarching concept by which to think critically about the world today.