← Catrine Val

Catrine Val, born in Cologne, lives in Kassel

Catrine Val started out her career in Vienna/Austria as commercial artist. From thereby discovered constrictions, she fled to the arts, beginning the course of studies at the art academy in Kassel/Germany. For fortune is to be actively strived for, she pursued her studies there with eagerness. When finished successfully, she attended post-graduate studies at the Kunsthochschule für Medien in Cologne. Graduating from there, she worked for 6 years as teaching assistant of Bjørn Melhus in the field of virtual reality developing her artistic position.

Education
2005–2011
Assistant Professorat, Kunsthochschule Kassel, class of Bjørn Melhus
2001–2004 Postgraduate Studies, Degree Course in Media Arts,
tutor of Valie Export at the Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne
1994–2001 Studies Art at the Kunsthochschule in Kassel, Urs Lüthi

Solo Exhibitions
2020 manifesto LIGHT MATTERS, WMA Commission, Hong Kong
2019 The Changing Room – Portraits of Contemporary Women in Britain, Departure Lounge, Luton, UK
2018 Philosophers, on the occasion of the World Congress of Philosophy, Beijing, China
Das Glück, Oberfinanzdirektion Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2017 A Poem of Modernity, FELD+HAUS, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2016 Kathmandu Girl, IMAGEARK, Photo Kathmandu 2016, Nepal
Political Letters, Level Photoworks, Glasgow, UK
2015 The female wisdom, Galeria de Imagens, Fortaleza, Brazil
Transcendence, Metzgalerie, Koblenz, Germany
I et cetera, Gallery OED, Cochin, India
Feminine Wisdom, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
ENTROPY, I am an other, Kaundu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
NO SOUL FOR SALE, FELD+HAUS, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
manoeuvre, Galerie König, Hanau, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 MEMENTO, Museum for Sepulchral Culture, Kassel, Germany
das erste mal zum zweiten mal, Marburger Kunstverein, Germany
2018 3rd Beijing Photo Biennale, Beijing, China
Women’s Perspectives Now, Organ Vida 2018, MOC, Zagreb, Croatia
The Woman Behind, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
Riga Photomonth 2018, Riga, Latvia
2017 Kathmandu Girl, Diffusion 2017, Cardiff, UK
Eyes on Nature, Künstlerhaus Metternich, Koblenz, Germany
2016 International Triennial of mixed media, Belgrade, Serbia
2016, Fata Morgana Galerie Berlin, Germany
WHO ARE YOUR FEMALE HEROES?, Gallery Priska Pasquer, Cologne, Germany
2015 Shortlist for the British Life Photography Awards, London, UK
Naked SouWI, Gallery PhBroking, Arles, France
Festival Circulation(s), Paris, France
2014 Philosophers, the lotus chronicle, Kochi-Muziris Biennale India, India
HOPE & FAITH, Encontros da Imagem, Portugal
Shortlisted for Visible White, Celeste Prize 2014, Florence,Italy
HUNGRY STILL, Quad Gallery, Derby, UK
2013 HIGH RESOLUTION, Seven Swans, FELD+HAUS, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
PRINCESSES, WARSAW PHOTO DAYS, Poland
FALSEFAKES, Centre de la photography Genève, Swiss
European Chronicles . International Festival of Photography, UK
Winner Celebration, KAUNAS PHOTO STAR, Lithuania
2012 ID / Identities, Koza Visual Culture, Istanbul, Turkey
Gaze on what I gaze at, Art Museum at The Art Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shortlisted for the Renaissance Photography Prize London 2012, UK
2011 Second Lives: Jeux masqués et autres Je, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Live Ammo, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan
2010 Images Recalled, 3rd Photo Festival, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
Together into the Future, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Monitoring, 26th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, Germany
2008 Monkey Up, Plug In, Haus für elektronische Künste, Basel, Swiss
2006 Fremd bin ich eingezogen (I came as a stranger), Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, Germany
2005 Coolhunter, Center for Art and Media, ZKM, Germany

Residencies
2018-2019 The Changing Room, British Council, UK
Book of Change, Gender and Philosophy, FISP, Guangzhou, China
2017 A sud di donna, Breathing Art Company, Bari, Italy
Half of a Perfect World, Art Quarter Budapest, Hungary
2016 Mixed-Media residency at Photo Kathmandu, Nepal
Political Letters, Scotland, UK
2015 Pepperhouse Residency, Goethe-Institute Max Mueller Bhavan, India
2014 Bangalo Residency, Goethe-Institute Max Mueller Bhavan, India

Publications
FEMINIST (2012), Kehrer, Heidelberg, Germany

 

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