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Katja Pilipenko is an artist from Moscow based in Hamburg, Germany. She is interested in ideas around mediated truth, language, and perception; mythologies and ideologies within the institution of art and the wider society. She uses a variety of media including performance, video, painting, and printing techniques.

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2019–2021 University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, MFA, class of Martin Boyce
2014–2019 University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, BFA
2017–2018  State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart (guest study), class of Christian Jankowski
2012  Moscow Stated University of Printing Arts, Diploma  


Lo(l) – Embodied Language, Kunsthaus Hamburg (11.03.-01.05.2022)

All of this justifies thinking of…, MOM Art Space, Hamburg
»TRANSITIONS«, Holzmarkt 25, Berlin
MFA Graduate Show, Hfbk 

Hiscox Kunstpreis 2020, Hamburg
Against The Wall, screening intervention in public space, Bartelsstrasse, Hamburg
If not now..., MOM Art Space, Hamburg

PAT PAT PAT. A Romance with (Im)material, Atelierhaus, Semperdepot, Wien
f**ake, xpon-art gallery, Hamburg
Graduate show, Hfbk Hamburg
Digital Painting, State of the art Berlin
PAT PAT PAT. Finding comfort in materiality, Galerie der HfbK, Hamburg

Academiae Youth Art Biennale, Fortezza Franzensfeste, Italy
big MASSEPHASE, Sprink, Dusseldorf
Exhibition by and with former students of Matt Mullican, Galerie der HfbK
The space behind things, MOM Art Space, Hamburg

Folgendes, Sighning session, Hfbk Hamburg
Wunsch- und Wunderkammer, 250 Jahren Jubiläum HfBK Hamburg
Unverblümt Dreiste Impertinenz, BUNKERHILLGalerie, Hamburg

Imag(in)ing Identity, Frappant, Hamburg


2022 – 2023
stART.up scholarship Claussen-Simon-Stiftung
Scholarship of Stiftung Kunstfonds 'Kickstarter'

INITIAL – Special Grant of the Akademie der Künste Berlin
Leo Baeck Foundation grant

Hiscox Kunstpreis
Freundeskreis der HfbK Project Sponsorship

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