Goran Turnšek (1978) was born in Ptuj in former Yugoslavia, now Slovenia. He studied modern dance at Academy of Theater and Dance in Amsterdam and photography at the Fotocademie Amsterdam. As a dancer he collaborated with Krisztina de Châtel, Marina Abramović and Nicole Beutler. After the dance career he developed an interest in the relationship between performance and photography. In 2015 he graduated with the photo project ‘Jakob’ which was shortlisted by Unseen Dummy Award and Selection of Dutch photography. His work has been published in the British Journal of Photography, Volkskrant magazine, Fotodigi and Photocaptionist, among others.