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Katinka Bock lives and works in Paris.


Katinka Bock works across sculpture, film, photography and installation to explore concepts related to temporality, history, symbols, the body and place. Through experimentation with natural materials and processes in response to the direct environment in which she exhibits her work, she establishes historical, physical and social relationships between these elements. The choice of simple materials (wood, metal, clay, stone, leather, or natural elements such as air and water) and an emphasis on placement sheds light on the physical quality of forms and their ability to convey notions of time. 


Recent notable exhibitions include Common People, La Loge, Brussels (2022); Fata Morgana, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France (2022); Logbook, Artium, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (2021); Rauschen, Kestner Gesselschaft, Hanover, Germany (2020); Prix Marcel Duchamp, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2019); Avalanche, Pivo, Sao Paolo (2019); and Tumulte à Higienópolis, Lafayette Anticipations, Paris (2019). Bock’s awards include the Fondation d’entreprise Richard Prize and the Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis in 2012 as well as scholarships at Villa Médici (2012-2013), at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (2010) and at Cité internationale des Arts (2007).


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2022                Common People, La Loge, Brussels

                        Fata Morgana, First edition of Jeu de Paume festival, Paris, France

2021                TREMBLINGS, Recent acquisitions by the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, NMNM, Villa Paloma, Monaco

                        Logbook, Artium, Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

2020                Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany

2019                Lafayette Anticipation, Paris, France

                        Avalanche, Pivô, São Paulo, Brazil

                        Prix Marcel Duchamp, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2018                Radio, Tomorrow‘s sculpture, Institut d‘Art Contemporain (IAC), Villeurbanne, France

                        Radio Piombino, Common Guild, Glasgow, Scotland

                        Smog, Tomorrow‘s sculpture, Mudam, Luxemburg

                        Sonar, Tomorrow‘s sculpture, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

2017               Mesonya/, Siobhan Davies Dance, London, United Kingdom

                        _O_O__O, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada

                        Horizontal Alphabet (black), MUCEM, Marseille, France

2015                Zarba Lonsa, Les Laboratoires d‘Aubervilliers, France                  

2014                Nebenwege, KIOSK, Gent, Belgium

                        Farben dieses Meeres, Städtische Kunsthalle Lüdenscheid, Germany

                        Tomorrow‘s Sculpture, Parc de sculpture La Petite Escalère, France

                        A and I, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013                40 Räuber, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland




2019                Nominated for Prix Marcel Duchamp, Paris, France

2015                Visual Ars Grant at Fondación Botín, Santander, Espagne                       

2012                Residency, Villa Medicis, Roma, Italy

                        Prix de la Fondation d‘entreprise Ricard, Paris, France

                        Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis, Allemagne




Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Villa Paloma, Monaco

Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle

Jumex, Mexico

Kadist Foundation, Paris/San Francisco

Lafayette Anticipations - Fonds de dotation Famille Moulin, Paris

Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne

Kunstmuseum St Gallen, St Gall

Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

Mamco, Genève

Mudam, Luxembourg

Museum of  Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago

Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn

Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart

La Petite Escalère | Jardin de sculptures, Saint-Laurent-de-Gosse

LWL-Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster

de Vleeshal, Middelburg

ZV Art, Paris


FRAC Aquitaine

FRAC Bretagne, Rennes

Frac Champagne-Ardennes

FRAC Franche-Comté, Besançon

 lnstitut d’art Contemporain, FRAC Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

Le Plateau, FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris

FRAC Lorraine



FRAC Pays de la Loire

FRAC PACA, Marseille