Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Hale Tenger was born in 1960 in Izmir, Turkey. Since the early 1990s Tenger has been exhibiting throughout Europe. Following her successful installation at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, this is Tenger’s second one-person exhibition in the United States.. Her work is renown in Turkey where she has exhibited at Galerie Nev, Women’s Library and Research Center and the Gallery of Ataturk Library in Istanbul. She has been in exhibitions in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland, and France. She has been included in the 1997 Johannesburg Biennial, the 1995 and 1992 Istanbul Biennials and the 1994 Sao Paulo Biennial.