Katinka Theis 2009, Photograph by Olaf Scheller

Katinka Theis

1975
born in Freiburg, Germany

1996 – 2000
Study of Art and Sculpture at the Alanus University, Institute of Art and Society, Bonn, Germany

2007 – 2009
Masterstudiengang “Raumstrategien”, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee

2009
Master of Art in Space Strategies, KHB Weissensee, Berlin

Freelance artist in Berlin and Freiburg

Solo exhibitions:

2017
Lack of Definition, Gallery Deiglan, Akureyri Iceland

2016
Resonating of Space, Scotty Enterprises, Berlin

2016
tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, with Katrin Pieczonka at Kunsthaus L6 Freiburg

2012
Two Shots, Boutique, Köln

2011
Return, Super Bien, Berlin

2010
Monumentale Strukturen, Kunstverein Susi, Köln

2009
Außenhorizont, Club of the exhibition „Wahlheimat “, Nancyhalle, Karlsruhe
Der dritte Raum, John- Schehr- Straße, Berlin

2006
HOTEL JUPITER- I can see my house from here, Gallery Kleefeld, Hamburg

2005
Planeten, Institute of Art and Society, Bonn

2003
Katinka Theis, old fire station, Lauffenburg, Switzerland

works in public sphere:

2013
Invited competition, mini mountain memory, installation for the customs facilities between Germany and Switzerland (Basel/ Weil am Rhein),
1st Prize, realized 2014

2012
Invited competition, Umbau durch höhere Instanz, Marzahner Promenade, Berlin
bis hierher und wie weiter? – Experimente mit der Marzahner Promenade

2011
Invited competition, Pavillon, Staatliche Schule für Ballett, Berlin

2010
Looking for a Destination, project in public sphere in the context of public idea with associated exhibition in 5533, Istanbul

2008
Capturing Münnerstadt, Installation in a public space, with associated exhibition in Henneberg Museum, Münnerstadt
Palast der Moderne, Installation in a public space, in context of Localize Filmmuseum, Potsdam

2004
word award, Performace in the context of the group exhibition angeeckt 4, Berlin Marzahn

Resindencies and Scholarships:

2017
Artist in Residence, Gilfelag association Akureyri, Iceland

2016
Artist in Resindency, AIR Stavanger, Norwegen

2014
Artist Residency, Nordanbal, Iceland

2012
Studio Program, Society for urban development Berlin

2011
Artist Residency, SIM- The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavik
Artist Residency Künstlerhaus Lukas, supported by the Land Mecklenburg- Vorpommern

2010
Artist Residency, SIM- The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavik

2003
Artist Residency, Lauffenburg, Switzerland

group shows (selection):

2016
Woven Trajectories, Studio Baustelle, Berlin

2015
Temeperamente, Neues Kunsthaus Ahrenshoop
a perfect grey, Galerie der HFBK, Hamburg

2014
_Blickwechsel Ahrenshoop_– yesterday and today, positions of the collection in dialog with contemporary art, Art Museum Ahrenshoop

2013
MELANCHOLIA gravure printing in contemporary art, Neues Kunsthaus Ahrenshoop

2012
Eine Zierde für den Verein, M54, Basel
Pavillon Visionnaire/Les casses des voix, Biennale Benin, Porto Novo, Africa
In several aspects, Halka Art Project, Istanbul
The presence of the past in the future, Stedefreund, Berlin
Constructed Photographs, Galerie Schleifmühlengasse 12-14, Wien

2011
Public Idea, Brunswiker Pavillon, Kiel
Carte Blanche, Städtische Galerie, Offenburg
Leistungsschau, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin
Occasional Gale, SIM House, Reykjavik
Opening Art Center, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artist, Berlin

2010
Public Idea, 5533, Istanbul
Heckenspringen, Frappant, Hamburg
Black Door Files, Black Door, Istanbul
TAKK FOR REAL, SIM House, Reykjavik

2009
_heüt stend si, morgen bricht man si ab und setzet si an ain ander
ort_, Frappant, Hamburg

2008
Souveniers für Deutschland, le Kioske, as a guest of ZKM, Karlsruhe
Capturing Münnerstadt, Henneberg Museum, Münnerstadt

2007
Sturmfrei- House Party!, Gallerie Baer, gallery for current art, Dresden
Geschichts- codes, Nikolaikirche, Berlin
The Non-Brakable-Space, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin
past furure traces, Autohaus, Karlsruhe
Blick in den Eimer, Kampagne Berlin

2006
Die schöne Nacht und das Liebeskraut, Kampagne Berlin
Medial, le Kiosk, Karlsruhe

2005
60 sec, Areal 28 Berlin
angeeckt 4, in a disk's building settlement, Berlin-Marzahn

2004
Modulare Konzepte, nomination for art award, Ulm

2002
Keine Schleimfische, X-Garten Berlin
Vampir, Luxus, Berlin

2001
Inner Spaces, Symposium of the Arts, Poznan, Poland

2000
Diplom, Group exhibition, Rheinauhafen, Cologne