Goran Turnšek (1978) was born in Slovenia/Ex-Yugoslavia. He studied modern dance at De Theatershool of Amsterdam, graduating in the year 2000. He danced on professional level with Dance group Krisztina de Chatel and worked as free lance dancer for Piet Rogie, Bruno Listopad and Paul Selwyn Norton. After his dance career he developed interest in a relationship between dance and photography which he explore in depth during further study at the Fotoacademie Amsterdam, graduating with the project ‘Jakob’ under supervision of Ellen Sanders and Nicole Segers in 2015.
His graduation book Jakob has been shortlisted by Unseen Dummy Award 2015. His work has been published in British Journal of Photography, Volkskrant magazine, Fotodigi and Photocaptionist, among others. His selected works have been shortlisted by SO 2015.