Ahmet Öğüt

b. 1981 in Diyarbakır, Turkey
Working in Amsterdam, Netherlands; and Berlin, Germany
On view May 18, 2021, through June 18, 2021
The text "artist making music" repeats in all caps in a column of varying width against a black background

Ahmet Öğüt, Artists Making Music, 2021. Film with music by Sub-Botnick (Ahmet Öğüt & Maru Mushtrieva). Duration: 25 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Protocinema, Istanbul and New York. Image courtesy of the artist and Protocinema, Istanbul and New York

Ahmet Öğüt is an internationally recognized conceptual artist whose practice embraces many different media. His work focuses on complex sociocultural issues, including migration and civil unrest. Öğüt’s frequent cross-disciplinary collaborations outside the art world create innovative ways to tackle complex topics while often incorporating humor. 


Artists Making Music, 2021, was co-commissioned by Asia Society Museum, New York, and Protocinema, Istanbul and New York, for the inaugural Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone.