Zeynep Öz is an independent curator whose interests lie in the process of artistic production, and co-founder of SPOT. She co-founded SPOT Contemporary Art Projects in Istanbul in 2011, and is the curator of the Production Fund. She was one of the interlocutors for Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017) and the co-curator of Aichi Triennale 3 (2016). Öz was assistant curator for Home Works 5 in Beirut (2010). She is curator of Selling Snails in the Muslim Neighborhood, Westfaelischer Kunstverein, Muenster (2013) and Plastic Veins, Home Works 6 (2013). She was the director/curator of Produce I, II, and III, which were commissioned by the SPOT Production Fund, and has developed curatorial and artistic projects at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum Baltimore, Maryland Historical Society, Frankfurter Kunstverein, among others.