Recent & Upcoming


May 19, 2023
28.04.2023/17.06.2023// Curated by Basak Senova, “Simurgh. Ten Women Artists from Iran” focuses on the distinctive positions and strong works of women artists of the Iranian diaspora: the exhibiton features Yalda Afsah, Mehraneh Atashi, Ramesch Daha, Nooshin Farhid, Parastou Forouhar, Mona Kasra, Anahita Razmi, Neda Saeedi, Farkhondeh Shahroudi, and Soheila Sokhanvari at Galerie Crone, Berlin. Inspired…

The ATLAS (PEEK Project, FWF)

October 7, 2022
2022/2026// Senior Postdoctoral Researcher and Project Leader of the Arts-based Research Programme (PEEK) project “the Atlas” (co-leader: Dr. David Chisholm) at University of Applied Arts, awarded by FWF Austrian Science Fund.

“Liquid Saturation” exhibition at Palazzo Sant’Elia, Palermo, BAM – Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo

October 7, 2022
23/09/2022-22/01/2022// “Liquid Saturation” exhibition of Art Rethinks Transformation for Training (ART4T) by the MeNO Association with the University of Aarhus, funded by the EU Erasmus+ Programme at Palazzo Sant’Elia, Palermo. Engaged for 10 days in non-formal training, co-creation and artistic practice with Danish artist Gry Worre Hallberg, Italian artist Egle Oddo and Turkish curator Basak…

New Publications

PASS, Journal of the International Biennial Association

December 3, 2020
PASS: Journal of the International Biennial Association is online in conjunction to the annual gathering. The editorial board of PASS is Sylvie Fortin (Chief Editor), Anne Barlow, Basak Senova, and Bige Örer. PASS is designed by Studio Gusto. The public program of the International Biennial Association (IBA), PASS was launched in December 2018 as an…

CrossSections. Processing Artistic and Curatorial Research.

October 29, 2020
October 2020 CrossSections. Processing Artistic and Curatorial Research was published as part of the book series of the University of Applied Art Vienna, Edition Angewandte | De Gruyter Verlag in 2020. Edited by Basak Senova, the book is the accumulation of the CrossSections which reflects on “process” with the aim of articulating critical reactions to the political, economic,…

Shadow Optics. Lina Selander.

October 29, 2020
January 2019 Shadow Optics. Lina Selander. In conjunction with the exhibition at Kunst Haus Wien, a book edited by Basak Senova published that discusses the ideological, political, ecological, aesthetic and methodological aspects of the project. The book starts with a preface by Betina Leidl and Verena Kaspar, then continues with essays by Elke Krasny, Björn Norberg,…