Funda Özgünaydin
born in Frankfurt/Main, 12.12.1978
lives and works in Berlin, Germany

2014 Meisterschüler / Master Student at UDK, University of Fine Arts, Berlin // Prof. Dr. Hito Steyerl
2012-2013 Goldrausch Kuenstlerinnen art IT
2013 Diploma at UDK, University of Fine Arts, Berlin // Prof. Hito Steyerl
2009-2012 Hito Steyerl’s Workers Punk Art School/Berlin University, UdK - Universität der Künste
2008/2009 Artist assistant
2005-08 BA in Fine Art, Crawford College of Art & Design Ireland
2007 Magyar Kepzomuveszeti Egyetem, Universität der Künste, Budapest
2004-05 Foundation Studies Crawford College of Art & Design Ireland

Residency
2017 Cultural Academy Tarabya, Istanbul
2013/2014, Berliner Senate – cultural Exchange working Grant for Artists, Istanbul
2014, Co-organised by the Ministry for the Aegean and the Athens School of Fine Arts,
Supported by Molyvos Municipal Unity, Lesvos Island, 2014
2008/09 GlogauAir artist in Residency program, Berlin Kreuzberg
with the Arts Counsil Ireland, Travel & Training Award

2008/2009 - Winner at Amister Art Friendly Award,
VideoAkt 2008/2009 - LOOP VIDEO FESTIVAL, Barcelona

list of selected exhibitions

2017

UKKSA Datca
Groupshow
5th of August

Artgalerim Bebek, Istanbul
Summer - Groupshow
3rd of July - 3rd of September

Goethe Institut, Ankara
Soloshow for 60th Birthday Anniversary of Goethe
29th of March opening - April 15th

Scotty Enterprises, Berlin
rebellion, April 28th opening - June 10th
artists:
Mario Asef, Mona Babl, Charlotte Bastian, Nina Kluth, Robert Lanz, Daniela Lehmann Carrasco, Brian Morrow, Funda Özgünaydin, Michael Pfisterer, Alexandra Schlund, Nadja Schöllhammer, Daniel Seiple, Erik Smith, Kerstin Stoll, Katinka Theis, Andrea Übelacker, Sandra Wrampelmeyer

TAK Kadiköy,
Glueheads, curated by Anelor Robin
opening April 29th
artists:
Deniz Be?er, ?eyda Temel,
Hilal Can, Özge Enginöz, Kerem Durukan, K?v?lc?m Güngörün, Tutku Bulutbeyaz

M3 Kunsthalle, Berlin
RAZERAISE, Groupshow with artists
from Atelierhaus Mengerzeile
May 5th, opening

2016
Self - Translation
Glogauair, Berlin
exhibition space, Kreuzberg
curator : Özlem Cengel
artists : Aykan Safoglu, Mehtap Baydu, Funda Özgünaydin, Korhan Erel, Silvina der M.

Zimmer frei ! Vacancies !
KommunaleGalerienBerlin KGB-Kunstwoche/Artweek
Gallery Wedding, Berlin
curators : Kathrin Pohlmann & Julia Zieger
selection panel:
Dr. Ute Müller-Tischler
Solvej Helweg Ovesen
Kathrin Pohlmann
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung
Julia Zieger

artists: Dominique Baron-Bonarjee, Marisa Benjamin, Nathalie Mba Bikoro, Lucinda Dayhew, Andrés Galeano, Surya Gied, Fadi al-Hamwi,
Funda Özgünaydin, Timea Oravecz, Marijana Radovic

´Whatever Forever´
C.A.M Gallery, Istanbul
artists: Chris Retsina, Elif Aybüke Koçak, Funda Özgünayd?n, Furkan ‘Nuka’ Birgün, Jonathas Nazareth, Matt Lifson, Özlem Ünlü, Sinem Y?ld?r?m

Does every name already have a Sound?
Kreuzberg Pavillion Berlin
Curator: Heiko Pfreundt

2015
Schwitzkästen, Ausweglosikeiten und andere Zwangslage
/Headlocks, hopelessness and other battles
Kunstverein / Künstlerhaus Dortmund

Works(s) R us by the Former Collective for the erratic Present
Fotoromanzo Manifesto at Art Athina International Art Fair, Platform: Studio Visits
Athens & Public Space / Greenpark, Athens

Mixer Arts, Istanbul
Curator Mehmet Kahraman

VJ / Video DJ
With DJ Ipek Ipekcioglu / Berlin-Istanbul 2

Gallery Wedding, Berlin
A Yearlong Programme of Exhibitions and Performances
curators: Bonaventure Soh Bejeng & Solvej Helweg Ovesen

Artnivo-Istanbul
Tas-Kagit-Makas
Stone-Paper-Scissors
Curator, Elif Bayoglu

2014

Outside Projection on to M3 Kunsthalle / Building of
Studio´s Atelierhaus Mengerzeile (sold to private Investor)
large scale Video, 2.09´- of collapsing building

«Let´s Collective Morening For Us», Molyvos (Mithymna), Lesvos, Greece
Curated by STUDIOvisits, Berlin
Co-organised by the Ministry for the Aegean and the Athens School of Fine Arts.
Supported by Molyvos Municipal Unity, Eftalou Hotel, TRIKOPLEX S.A.
Special thanks to L. Tryphon Family (Th. Tryphon &P. Tryphon)
Under the auspices of the Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

this secret world that exists right there in public
Rampa Gallery, Istanbul
curator: Esra Sarigedik & Lara Fresko

M3 Kunsthalle - Berlin
Retrospect_Time in Istanbul // Umbruch
in cooperation of the cultural district office Berlin,
Treptow-Köpenick

EXPOSED. Self-Portraits by Woman
Kino Arsenal, Berlin
http://www.arsenal-berlin.de
curator: Maria Morata

2013

HAUS am KLEISTPARK,
Eine Kooperation mit dem Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen
1867 e.V. im Rahmen der Reihe CrossKultur Schirmherr/in
Prof. Dr. Rita Süßmuth und Cem Özdemir
Curators: Dr. Birgit Möckel, Özlem Cengel-Götzelt

Frappant e.V., Hamburg

Solo-Show with guests, dedicated to Pete Namlook
Scotty Enterprises, Berlin
artists: Eva Noack, Deniz Beser

re.act.feminism @ Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Performing Archive

Housesalon
Open Studios
Atelierhaus Mengerzeile

TRIPTYCHON
Atelierhof Kreuzberg

Kreuzberg Pavillion
PhantomLike, March 2013

2012
Rita, sagen Sie jetzt nichts!
Goldrausch Exhibition
Kunstverein Tiergarten, Gallerie Nord

FESTIVAL MIRADAS DE MUJERES
in various exhibition places in Madrid
throughout the month of March

2011
5th Jakarta International Video Festival 2011

GlogauAir new Space/Gallery
"Mehr Licht/More Light" Group Show
tribute to the work & memory of Chema Alvargonzález

2010
Videoholica Pre-production Tour 2010
Bulgaria, Video

Werkstatt der Kulturen / Berlin
Home Sweet Home Performance

Casoria Contemporary Art Museum/Naples
Magmart Festival

BAC!10
The International Festival of Contemporary Art / Barcelona
Indomitable Women

2009
Zeitraumexit / Mannheim
Guncel Sanat

Kurye Special Biennial Screening / Istanbul
IMC5533

Visual Container 2010 / Milano
Special Screenings

Saloon Su De CouCou / Berlin
Groupshow

VIII International Kansk Video Festival / Russia

Videoholica
International Video Art Festival, Bulgaria / Varna

Stigma Stigmata, SO36, Berlin
Festival for music, performance

Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien,
Istanbul Off Spaces – Group Exhibition

Crosstalk Video Festival
Budapest

Kurye Video Festival Istanbul
Aksanat + Santral-Istanbul

Loop-Barcelona Videofestival, Barcelona

VideoAkt International
Videoart Biennal, 2009 Barcelona

Souvenir, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin

D21-Kunstraum Leipzig
Experimental Film Festival

2008
VideoAkt International
Videoart Biennal, 2008, Berlin

CIRCA Video Screening
Culture Night Ireland, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

2007
2B Gallery, Budapest
“Metamorphoses"