Visual Artist, Performance Artist
Selin Kocagöncü (b.1982, Toronto) mostly works in performance and focuses on ethics in life and in art. Her work has been exhibited, screened and/or performed at venues including Siemens Art, White Box (NYC), Akbank Art, The Usher Gallery (Lincoln, UK), GalataPerform; as well as projects including Contemporary Istanbul, Real Presence 8 (Belgrade), and Exchange Radical Moments! (Stockholm). Kocagöncü has earned her BA from Wesleyan University (CT, USA, 2005) and her MFA from Marmara University (Istanbul, 2010). She is currently working towards her PhD at Marmara by researching the role of documentation in performative work. Kocagöncü lives and works in Istanbul, where she founded SK Stüdyo, a project inquiring into an alternative education in arts.