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Katinka Bock

Katinka Bock was born in 1976 in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and lives and works in Paris. Her practice combines sculpture, film, photography, and installation and focuses on concepts related to history, territory, customs, and symbols. In 2021, she presented Logbook at Artium Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del País Vasco, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Baskenland. In 2020 she produced Rauschen at Kestnergesellschaft, Hamburg, and as part of L’art dans les chapelles in Brittany, Bock exhibited at the Chapelle Saint-Adrien in Saint-Barthélemy. Her first institutional exhibition in Paris was Tumulte à Higienópolis at Lafayette Anticipations (2019). In 2018, she produced Tomorrow’s Sculpture, a three-part exhibition cycle between the Kunstmuseum Winterthur (Sonar), Mudam Luxembourg (Smog) and Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne (Radio). Other solo exhibitions include One of Hundred, FalseFront, Portland, Oregon (2017); Zarba Lonsa at Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers (2015); Katinka Bock: 40 Räuber at MAMCO, Geneva (2013-14). In recent years she has participated in group exhibitions at Jeu de Paume, Paris; Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris; Kunstmuseum Bonn (2021); Credac, Ivry sur Seine (2020); FRAC Occitanie Montpellier; Musée Zadkine, Paris (2018); KIOSK, Ghent (2015). In 2019, Katinka Bock was among the artists nominated for the Marcel Duchamp Prize. She was artist-in-residence at the Villa Medici in Rome (2012-13) and received the 14th Fondation Pernod Ricard Prize in France and the Dorothea von Stetten Prize in Germany (2012). She graduated from the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee (2004) and the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon (2005). Since 2013, Katinka Bock has published the series One of Hundred in cooperation with Louis Lüthi. She publishes regularly with Roma Publications, Mer Paperkunstalle, Abäke, Paraguay Press and Distanz, and often collaborates with MOREpublishers.

Images

Katinka Bock,For your eyes (Sol)
2021
Silver gelatin print, aluminum
25 x 39 cm, 
Ed. of 4 +2 AP

Katinka Bock, For your eyes (building bridges)
2021
Silver gelatin print, aluminum
25 x 39 cm, 
Ed. of 4 +2 AP

Katinka Bock, Zähne zeigen
2021
Oak, bronze
360x10x50 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galerie Greta Meert, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff