Fatos Ustek

Independent curator and art critic

Fatos Ustek is an independent curator and art critic from Turkey, currently based in London. She is member of AICA TR; currently guest tutor at Vision Forum, Linkopings Universitet, Sweden; regular contributor to magazines, exhibition catalogues and publications. She is a core member of OuUnPo, leads La Durée with Per Huttner, I N F R A with Anna Gritz under the framework of Vision Forum. Ustek is editor of Unexpected Encounters Situations of Contemporary Art and Architecture since 2000 (Turkish only, 2011 & English Only, upcoming), author of Book of Confusions (2012), and acted as founder and editor of Nowiswere Contemporary Art Magazine (2008-2012, with Veronika Hauer).

Juxtaposing formations of science and arts, Ustek’s curatorial practice follow thematic investigation of concepts, such as ‘now’, ‘time-presence’, ‘agency-subject’, and 'encounter', emerging as collaborative projects with artists, writers and curators. Her authorial practice reflects itself in thematic investigations on specific media such as photography, video, installation, sculpture, performance and painting manifesting as creative writing through treating the body of text as place of encounter.
Who Fatos Ustek Born Turkey, 1980
What Cultural Agent Works for Independent curator and art critic
Activity Gathering Hungary Web www.fatosustek.com
Tel Email mail@fatosustek.com

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