Deniz Güvensoy is an artist, curator, and cultural researcher. She received her Doctorate in Fine Arts degree from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul. After working as an editor, art critic, and assistant professor in Istanbul, she moved to Vienna in 2016. Since 2017, she has been working on her research project on ‘Border Performativity in Visual Culture’ in the Doctorate in Philosophy program at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Her doctoral dissertation is supported by the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. In her research and artistic practice, she focuses on the topics of mobility of socially excluded bodies, b/ordering, visual politics, and political performativity. She is the chairwoman of the project space and art association, Fabrikraum Kultur und Kunstverein. Selected events: ‘Working Class Ecologies’, Wienwoche 2022 Art and Activism Festival (Festival Curator), ‘Oikos’, (Group show, Wienwoche 2022) at Brunnenpassage, (curator), ‘Nomos’ (Solo show, 2021), ‘Performing the Threshold’, (Group show, 2020), at Fabrikraum Kunstverein; ‘Fabrikraum #00, (Group show, 2019), Künstlerhaus; ‘Fanzineist Vienna Artbook & Zine Fair (2019), (as Co-Director), Nordbahnhalle; ‘Kunst Kebab: Exploring Food and Social Space’, (2017), (Co-curator), MuseumsQuartier; ‘Aporias’, (2016), (Curator), Friday Exit Gallery.