Goran Turnšek (1978) was born 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, Nicole Beutler, and Marina Abramović among others, and has also created his own work. After his 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. He has held solo exhibitions in Theater aan het Vrijthof (Maastricht, 2016), Podium Mozaiëk (Amsterdam, 2017) and group exhibitions at WEP (Groningen, 2010), Gallery Walls (Amsterdam, 2008), Art’otel (Amsterdam, 2015), Kadmium (Delft, 2016), Rotterdam Photo Festival (Rotterdam, 2017) and Kunstlievend Genootschap Pictura (Groninigen, 2019). His work has been published in the British Journal of Photography and Volkskrant magazine.