Ahmet Ögüt received his BA from the Fine Arts Faculty of Hacettepe University, and his MFA from the Art and Design Faculty of Yildiz Technical University. Ögüt was a resident artist at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in 2007-2008. Recent solo exhibitions include: Künstlerhaus Stuttgart (2012); SALT, Istanbul; Fondazione Giuliani, Rome; Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon (all 2011); and Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2010). Recent group exhibitions: 7th Liverpool Biennial (2012); 12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul; and 4th Moscow Biennial, Moscow (2011). In 2009 Ahmet Ögüt co-represented Turkey with Banu Cennetoglu at the 53rd Venice Biennale. Recent awards include the 2011 De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs (Netherlands) and the 2010 Kunstpreis Europas Zukunft, Museum of Contemporary Art (Germany).