Deniz Soezen

Deniz Sözen, *1981 in Vienna, A

lives and works nomadic


2007- 2009 MFA art practice programme,
Goldsmiths College, London
2000-2005 University of Applied Arts in
Vienna; department of Visual Arts

Who Soezen Deniz Born Austria, 1981
What Artist Artisticname Deniz Soezen
Activity Gathering Austria Web


Trans Angeles

Cinematic arts multimedia, city, sound art, research, reportage, public space, political

“Uçan Halım” – “My flying carpet”

Installation conceptual, gender, multimedia, research, woman, political, subversive , digital, large format, reportage

post-colonial skype-performance: news from heidi-land/ radio doenergy

Scenic arts digital, conceptual, multimedia, net art, political, sound art, subversive , research, public space, interactive, city, reportage

Exhibitions (selection)

  • jaywalk, group exhibition at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (2014)
  • screening at street cinema, Lendwirbel festival, Graz (2013)
  • Curators’ Network Meeting Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna (2013)
  • PANik 8: Performance as Post-Colonial Strategy! organized by Irene Lucas and Ruby Sircar, VbKOE, Vienna (2012)
  • “Uçan Halım” – “my flying carpet”, solo show, die Nische, commissioned by Manser/ Palak-Otzoup, Basel (2012)
  • Espacioenter Video Art Festival, Tenerife, Spain (2011)
  • Waiting For Suicidal Hares – a video festival initiated by Jon Moscow & Organhaus,
  • Chongqing, China (2011)
  • SAMVAAD international video screenings, FCIA, New Delhi, India (2011)
  • “Living Across – Spaces of Migration”, group exhibition (cat.), curated by Christian Kravagna, x:hibit, Vienna (2010)
  • “be longing”, solo show feat. Suzan Dennis,Visual Arts Platform, ACF, London (2010)
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Awards and Scholarships (selection)

  • 2014 artist residency Cité des Arts, Paris, grant by the Austrian Federal
  • Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture
  • 2013/14 MAK-Schindler Scholarship, Los Angeles
  • 2010 artist residency Paliano, Italy (scholarship
  • by Land Burgenland/ Kultur)
  • 2007-2009 Scholarship (research preparation
  • masters scheme) by the Arts and Humanities
  • Research Council, UK
  • 2007 Travel-grant “Transfer project Black Sea II”,
  • trip to the Ukraine, Center for art and knowledge
  • transfer, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
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