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katja pilipenko


blue-on-blue
synonyms
signing t-shirts
the king is naked
childhood, girlhood, youth
the list of mystifications
mystification
spotlight
the beauty of white
creepshow
how to create an artwork
without stroking your ego?
signing session



Katja Pilipenko (b.1989) 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.



EDUCATION

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  


EXHIBITIONS

2022
Word Work, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg (11.03.-01.05.2022)

2021
All of this justifies thinking of…, MOM Art Space, Hamburg
»TRANSITIONS«, Holzmarkt 25, Berlin
MFA Graduate Show, Hfbk 

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

2019 
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

2018 
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

2017 
Folgendes, Sighning session, Hfbk Hamburg
Wunsch- und Wunderkammer, 250 Jahren Jubiläum HfBK Hamburg
Unverblümt Dreiste Impertinenz, BUNKERHILLGalerie, Hamburg

2015 
Imag(in)ing Identity, Frappant, Hamburg



GRANTS

2022
Scholarship of Stiftung Kunstfonds 'Kickstarter'

2021
INITIAL Stipendium der Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Nomination for ars viva 2022, Kulturpreis der deutschen Wirtschaft
Leo Baeck Foundation grant

2020 
Hiscox Kunstpreis
Freundeskreis der HfbK Project Sponsorship

2017 
Nomination Schües Art Award (Schües-Stiftung, Christa und Nikolaus Schües), Hamburg


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