Güneş Terkol was born in Ankara in 1981. She earned her undergraduate degree in 2004 from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Department of Painting, her post-graduate degree in 2008 from Yıldız Technical University, Programme of Art and Design. Terkol takes inspiration from her immediate surroundings, collecting materials and stories, which she weaves into her sewing pieces, videos, sketches, and musical compositions. Also a member of HaZaVuZu artist collective and GuGuOu group, Terkol’s recent solo exhibitions include Dreams on the River, Organhause, Chongqing, China (2011); The Holographic Record, NON Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2014); Home is my Heart, Krank Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2017); She Wasn’t There and She Couldn’t Believe Her Ears, Galeri Nev, Ankara, Turkey (2019) and One Twoness, Krank Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2020). Terkol participated in several group exhibitions, including but not limited to Signs Taken in Wonder, MAK, Vienna, Austria (2012); Dream and Reality, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey (2012); Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (Ha Za Vu Zu) (2013); Better Homes, Sculpture Center, New York, USA (2013); 10th Gwangju Biennial, South Korea (2014); Passion, Joy, Fury, MAXXI, Rome, Italy (2015); Intercerteza Viva, 32nd São Paulo Biennial, Brazil (2016); Art Night, London, UK (2017); Flâneuses, L’Institut français à Istanbul, Turkey (2017); Home is where the he'art' is, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France (2018); Leaden Circles Dissolved in The Air, Elgiz Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (2018); Ladies' Paradise, Grace Belgravia, London, UK (2018); In Pursuit of the Present, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey (2018); The Mahalla Festival, Malta (2018); 16th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey (2019); Crystal Clear, Pera Museum Istanbul, Turkey (2020); Protext!, Centro Pecci, Italy (2020); Haunted by Faces, Evliyagil Museum, Ankara, Turkey (2021); All Else Is Far, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey (2021) and Sounds like Home, Somarts Culture Center, San Francisco, USA (2021).