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katja pilipenko


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 is an artist from Moscow based in Hamburg, Germany. She is currently studying at the MFA program of the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg and graduates in summer 2021.

She 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

since 2019  University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, M.F.A., class of Martin Boyce
2019  University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, B.F.A.
2017–2018  State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart (guest study), class of Christian Jankowski
2012  Moscow Stated University of Printing Arts, Diploma  


EXHIBITIONS

2021
MFA Graduate Show, Hfbk 
»TRANSITIONS«, Berlin

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

2021
Nomination for ars viva 2022, Kulturpreis der deutschen Wirtschaft

2020 
Hiscox Kunstpreis
Freundeskreis der HfbK Project Sponsorship
ASA Grant for Purchase College, New York (DAAD and Ditze Stiftung)

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


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