Things You Think You Can Buy with Money
A deed of one square foot of land in the Glencoe Wood in Scotland
20 cm x 30 cm

The work was produced for the 53rd October Salon, Good Life. Certificates and other documents collected and framed by the author prove his ownership over 100m2 of land on the Moon, one square foot in the Caribbean and another in the Glencoe Wood in Scotland.

© Cultural Centre of Belgrade, the October Salon Collection and the artist
Gift Contract: III-5-288/23.9.2014.
Inventory No. 1348
Photo: Milan Kralj, installation view 53rd October Salon, Ana Kostić


Ahmet Öğüt (1981, Diyarbakir, Turkey) lives and works between Amsterdam and Berlin.

He is the founder of the Silent University.

As a conceptual artist, he uses a variety of media (video, photography, drawing, installation, performance), and through his works he reveals political, economic and state control over the way people in different parts of the world experience everyday life.

He won the Volkskrant Visual Arts Prize in 2011. Together with Banu Cennetoğlu, he represented Turkey at the Venice Biennale in 2009. He has participated in numerous exhibitions, biennials and film festivals around the world. More information at