Sena Başöz is an artist working across many different media whose works investigate healing, seeking ways of interacting with what is considered out of reach and experimentally regenerating what is considered frozen-dead-stale-lost. She focuses on broader definitions of "care" and the practices it entails.
Her recent solo exhibitions and performances include “Slalom”, Wellcome Collection, London (2022); “Clam”, Matsutake at Librairie Yvon Lambert, Paris (2021); “Astronomical Movements”, Bilsart, Istanbul (2021); “Ars Oblivionis”, Lotsremark Projekte, Basel (2020); A Consolation, Krank Art Gallery, Istanbul (2020); “Hold on Let go”, MO-NO-HA Seongsu, Seoul (2020) and “On Lightness”, DEPO Istanbul (2018). She has participated in group exhibitions such as “There is Nothing Inevitable About Time”, TAVROS, Athens (2022); “This Place”, Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat, Istanbul (2021); “Transitorische Turbulenzen”, Kunstraum Dreiviertel, Bern (2020); “Studio Bosporus”, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2018); “Quiet Dialogue”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum (2018) and “Sharjah Biennial Offsite Exhibition: BAHAR”, Istanbul (2017).
She received her BA in Economics from Boğaziçi University in 2002 and MFA from Bard College Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts in Film and Video in 2010. She participated in artist residencies at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (2017), Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz (2010) and Delfina Foundation, London (2020-2022).
The artist lives and works in Istanbul.
- Instances of Erasure
- Vision, Mission, Values