Catrine Val

Born in Cologne/Germany, Val started out her career in Vienna/Austria working in the field of advertising, as a commercial artist.
Feeling unfulfilled in this profession, Val fled to the arts, beginning the course of studies at the Art Academy in Kassel/Germany.
She eagerly perused her studies there.  Upon successful completion of her BA, Val attended post-graduate studies at the Kunsthochschule für Medien in Cologne.
Graduating from there, she worked for 6 years as an assistant lecturer to Bjørn Melhus at the Art Academy in Kassel, in the field of virtual reality, where she further developed her artistic position.

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Political letters, Level Photo works, Glasgow; UK
2015 The female wisdom, Galeria de Imagens Fortaleza; Brazil
2015 The Lotus Chronicle, Museum de Ourense; Spain
2015 Feminine Wisdom , Helsinki University; Helsinki Finland
2015 ENTROPY, I am an other, Kaundu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei; Taiwan
 2015 NO SOUL FOR SALE, FELD+ HAUS Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
2012 I Am Another, Stiftung Starke Berlin; Germany
2012 BIG BANG, Politics of the Body, Gallery König, Berlin

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 Monkey_Up, Antonio Franco´s Studio, Madrid; Spain
2016 " Kathmandu girl “ ,Photo Kathmandu 2016; Nepal
2016 International Triennial of mixed media, Belgrade; Serbia
2016 Fata Morgana Gallery; Berlin
2016 Oliver Sears Gallery | In Residence II, London; UK
2015 Philosophers, the lotus chronicle, INDIAN PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL – Hyderabad; India
2015 Festival Circulation(s) 2015, Paris; France
2014 Philosophers, the lotus chronicle, Kochi-Muziris Biennale India, India
2014 HOPE & FAITH, Encontros da Imagem 2014; Portugal
2014 Reflection—Aesthetical References 8th Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie; Germany
2013 FALSEFAKES, Centre de la photography Genève; Swiss
2013 European Chronicles. International Festival of Photography; UK
2013 Winner "Celebration" KAUNAS PHOTO STAR; Lithuania
2012 Gaze on what I gaze at, Art Museum at The Art Park, Hsinchu; Taiwan
2011 Second Lives: Jeux masqués et autres Je, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2011 Live Ammo, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei; Taiwan

 2016 FAB, The International Women’s Film Festival Cologne, Germany
2016 Transcendence - The Lotus Chronicles, SHORT OF THE YEAR, Spain
2015 FAB fabulous, Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany
2015 RANSCENDENCE T, 5th International Short Film Festival Cyprus
015 Commodity fetishism, MUSE Film and Dance festival Paris 2015, France
2014 WE, THE ENEMY European Media Art Festival, Germany
2014 Strike a Pose, International Women‘s Film Festival, Cologne; Germany
2014 Transcendence, the lotus chronicle” Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival
2014 yesterday, The International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund| Cologne, Germany
2013 Award winning short film “blind date| MAMA; film festival Hamburg; Germany
2016 Mixed-Media Residency at Photo Kathmandu 2016; Nepal
2016 Political Letters, Scotland, Uk
2015 PepperhouseResidency 2014, Goethe-Institute Max Mueller Bhavan, India
2014 bangaloResidency 2014, Goethe-Institute Max Mueller Bhavan, India
2013 Artist in Residence, Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania
FEMINIST was  nominated for the German Photobook award 2013