October 19, 2017 from 19.00
nám. Jana Palacha 80, Praha 1
Katja Novitskova, born 1984 in Tallinn, Estonia, lives and works in Berlin and Amsterdam. She was artist in residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam from 2013 to 2015. Novitskova’s works includes cutouts from digital imagery, sculptures, installations and artist publications. In her work she examines ecological and information systems, through an engagement with digital data, exploring the co-evolution of planetary ecosystems and species and the competing forces of human expansion and biodiversity. In 2010, she published the influential artist book the ‹ Post Internet Survival Guide’ and in 2016 her second artist book ‘Dawn Mission’ was published with the Kunstverein in Hamburg. Her work has been exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions including The Public Art Fund, New York (solo, 2017), K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai (2017); The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki (2017); Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2017); Greene Naftali, New York (solo, 2016); the 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (2016); Kunstverein in Hamburg (2016, solo); Okayama Art Summit, (2016); Yuz Museum, Shanghai (2016); Museum Folkwang, Essen (Nam June Paik Award 2016); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2015); 13e Biennale de Lyonn (2015); Kunsthalle Lissabon (solo, 2015); Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo (2014); Fridericianum, Kassel (2013) and the CCS Bard, New York (2012). Katja Novitskova is currently representing Estonia at the 57th Venice Biennale.