Banu Cennetoglu works with photography, installation and printed matter. After graduating with a B.A in Psychology in Istanbul, she studied photography in Paris. She lived and worked in New York between 1996 and 2001 and was an artist in residence at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam in 2002 and 2003. In 2006 she initiated BAS, a project space in Istanbul focusing on collection and production of artists’ books and printed matter. Her recent solo exhibitions include Guilty feet have got no rhythm, Kunsthalle Basel (2011) and Sample Sale - 2010 BC, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul (2010). She has been part of numerous group shows such as Beyond, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn (2011), Uncanny Encounters, Istanbul Modern (2011), La revanche de l’archive photographique, Centre de la photographie, Geneva and Manifesta 8, Murcia (2010). In 2009 Cennetoğlu co-represented Turkey at the Venice Biennial together with Ahmet ÷ğŁt.
Cennetoglu lives and works in Istanbul.