Gözde Filinta (1989) is an art historian, researcher, curator, and writer based between Istanbul and Kassel. She took part in many various art projects since 2012, including The Moving Museum 2014 and Yama Istanbul 2016. Between 2017 and 2018, she worked at SALT as a program assistant and as the Communication Manager at the off space, OJ Art Space, Istanbul. Starting from 2019, she began to realize research-based curatorial projects in collaboration with people and institutions and writing on contemporary art, art history, ecology, and post-human discourse. She has completed her master’s degree in Art History at Istanbul University, with a dissertation on animal figures in contemporary art. Following her MA, she completed a MAS program in Curating at ZHdK in Zurich, with her research about the post-human arrival in curating, exploring ways to bring forward the post-human discourse into curatorial practices to shift the Anthropocentric paradigm in arts. Her research interests include animal studies, post-human discourse, ecology, woman/animal relations, eco-feminism, post-anthropocentrism, interspecies relationship, and nonhuman agency in arts. She is currently working on her upcoming projects; Parasites at Work, a research project with School of Commons, Zurich; ION, an international off-space network project, Brussels; Present(ed) Situations, a residency exhibition for Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrensoop. She is part of the curatorial team in Mikro_Zurich and works as assistant curator in documenta fifteen. She is a vegan-feminist activist.