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Deniz Soezen


Deniz Soezen is a visual artist of mixed German/Austrian-Turkish background. She currently lives and works between London and Vienna.  She studied Fine Art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and completed her Masters in Fine Arts at Goldsmiths College, London.  Her works have been presented in various contexts internationally.  She is a recipient of the CREAM Research Scholarship and is currently undertaking a practice-based PhD and lecturing at the Centre for Research and Education in Arts & Media at the University of Westminster, London.

Armenien, shedhalle Tübingen 2015

Mobilizing Memory – Vienna, curated by Isin Önol and Ayse Gül Altinay

Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna 2015
Trans Angeles, solo exhibition, startgallery, MUSA, Vienna 2015
Heidi Goes Live, Marianne.von.Willemer.2014 prize for digital media,

Ars Electronica Center, Linz 2014
Jaywalk, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles 2014
Curators' Network Meeting, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna 2013
PANik 8: Performance as Post-Colonial Strategy! 

Curated by Irene Lucas and Ruby Sircar, VBKÖ, Vienna 2012
Uçan Halım – “my flying carpet”, solo exhibition, die Nische, Commissioned by Manser/ Palak-Otzoup, Basel 2012
Espaciocenter Video Art Festival, Tenerife, Spain 2011
Waiting For Suicidal Hares – Video Festival by Jon Moscow & Organhaus, Chongqing, China 2011
SAMVAAD international video screening, curated by Sabrina Shabbu, FCIA, New Delhi, India 2011
Living Across – Spaces of Migration, Curated by Christian Kravagna, x:hibit, Vienna 2010
be longing, solo show feat. Suzan Dennis, Visual Arts Platform,

Austrian Cultural Forum, London 2010
Home Sweet Home Sick Home, Performance, lust gallery, Vienna 2010
Underground City 21, a co-operation of NOMADtheatre and LABfactory, Vienna together with Theater Nestroyhof Hamakom 2010
Art Salon Project 2, Curated by boyleANDshaw, ARTPROJX SPACE,

London 2009
Plattform Junge Kunst, Galerie Bäckerstrasse 4, Vienna 2009
Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film, Graz 2008, 2006







CREAM Research Scholarship, University of Westminster, London, UK 2014

Marianne.von.Willemer.Prize for digital media, Linz, Austria 2014

Artist Publication Endorsement

(awarded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture) 2014
Artist Residency, Cité des Arts, Paris

(awarded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture) 2014
MAK Schindler Scholarship, Los Angeles, USA 2013/2014
Start-Scholarship for video and media arts

(awarded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture) 2013
Artist Residency, Paliano, Italy 2010

Arts and Humanities Research Council ScholarshipUK 2007/2008/2009

Fohn-stipendium Award, scholarship from the Fohn-foundation, Austria 2007
Sussmann-foundation Artistic Achievement Award
Austria 2006

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