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Katja Pilipenko an artist from Moscow, based in Hamburg. She is interested in surrounding mediated truths, language and perception, mythologies and ideologies within politics and society. She uses a variety of media such as photography, video, performance, painting, and printing techniques.



EDUCATION


2019–2021
University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, MFA

2014–2019
University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, BFA

2006–2012
Moscow Stated University of Printing Arts, Diploma  



EXHIBITIONS

2024 (forthcoming)`)

03/2024 OBLIQUE. Navigations between Slanted Angles and Shadow Zones, 8. Salon, Hamburg (group)
05/2024 | Not everyone will be taken to a bunker, Hajusom, Feldstraßenbunker, Hamburg (solo)
05/2024 Mythos Heimat, Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg (group)
07/2024 Boon or Bane?, MOM art space, Hamburg (curation)

2023
ENNUI. Schwebezustände – States of Suspension, MOM art space, Hamburg

2022
Selbst und Zweck, ICAT - Institute for Contemporary Art & Transfer, Hamburg
Protection Procedures, Studio Peragine
Lo(l) – Embodied Language, Kunsthaus Hamburg

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
Mullican Class, 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

2024
Kunststipendien der ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius
Project grant, Hamburgische Kulturstiftung

2023
Project grant, Claussen-Simon-Stiftung

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

2021
INITIAL – Special Grant of the Akademie der Künste Berlin
Leo Baeck Foundation grant

2020 
Hiscox Kunstpreis
Freundeskreis der HfbK Project Sponsorship



REVIEWS / PUBLICATIONS

2022
Den Finger in die Wunde, gallerytalk.net. Text by Katrin Krumm
Am Drahtseil, Lerchenfeld Nr. 65. Text by Raphael Dillhof
Zusammen fragil, gallerytalk.net. Text by Katrin Krumm
Auch ich ein Influenzer, szene-hambug.com. Text by Karin Schulze
(Kubaparis)

2021
»TRANSITIONS«. Exhibition catalogue. Text by Daniel Laufer
Page, issue 393. “Wechselwörter: Begriffe wie Gänsewein und Wasser” page-online.de. Text by Lena Simonis

2020
Dangerous Puns. Katja Pilipenko and the crisis of truth. Text by Filipe Lippe for Hfbk Rhizome
Hiscox Prize 2020. Exhibition catalogue. Text by Ralf Schlüter

2019
Pat pat pat, finding comfort in materiality. Exhibition catalogue. Text by Tonia Andresen, Marlene Mannsfeld


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