> Katarína Dubovská

1989 born in Ružomberok, Slovakia
Lives and works in Leipzig, Germany

2011 – 2018  Diploma of Photography and Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts (HGB), Leipzig, Germany
2015 Gueststudies at AAAD Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague, Czech Republic
2018-2021 Meisterschülerin (postgraduate studies for artists) with Prof. Peggy Buth
2019 Gueststudies at the Department Art and Media (Master of Fine Arts) at Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland

2018 Lectureship at Leuphana University Lüneburg at Institute of Fine Arts, Music and Education
since 2018 Member of Artist Group Law of Life

Awards, grants and residencies

2022 – Shortlist and honorable mention at 8. International Marianne Brandt Award, Chemnitz
2022 – Working grant Neustart Kultur by Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
2021 – Working grant by Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen
2021 – Working grant Neustart Kultur by Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
2020 – Working grant Denkzeit by Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen
2019 – Support by Goethe-Institute Slovakia, European Cultural Foundation and Compagnia di San Paolo for Resistance I
2019 – Swiss-European Mobility Programm SEMP and support of the Cusanuswerk for studies at ZHdK, Zürich (CH)
2019 – Residency and Working grant by the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern at Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany
2018 – Art Prize 2018, Baustelle Schaustelle – Raum für junge Kunst, Essen/Düsseldorf, Germany
2018 – Residency and Working grant by the State Schleswig-Holstein at Künstlerhaus Lauenburg, Lauenburg/Elbe, Germany
seit 2014 – Scholarship of the Cusanuswerk

Solo (S) and group exhibitions (selection), catalogues (C)


– Neuzugänge zeitgenössischer Kunst im Kunstfonds 2023 — Förderankäufe der Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen. Vertretung des Freistaates Sachsen beim Bund, Berlin, Germany
– Von hier aus. Eine Bestandsaufnahme. Kunststiftung DZ BANK, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


– Himmel – Die Entdeckung der Weltordnung. Kunststiftung der DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
– 6 ½ WOCHEN. (S) Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
– Things That Were Are Things Again. Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany


– NO NO NO. ASPN x She BAM!. Galerie Martinetz, Köln, Germany
– Behind a rainbow. Stadtgalerie Kunsthaus Lauenburg, Lauenburg/Elbe, Germany
– Bouquet. ASPN, Leipzig, Germany
– Don’t know why. 15 Jahre Kunstraum Ortloff. Kunstraum Ortloff, Leipzig, Germany
– Eröffnungsausstellung G2 Schaulager, Collection Hildebrand. G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany


– Förder Stipendium. Kunststiftung DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
– KOLLABORIEREN! Ökologische Strategien in Kunst und Design. Neues Kunsthaus Ahrenshoop, Ahrenshoop, Germany
[response ability]. (S) (C) D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, Germany
Conjunctions. Kunstraum Ortloff, Leipzig, Germany


– M20/Ausstellung der Meisterschüler*innen. A&O Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany
– Wip_02: Late Bloom. Bistro 21, Leipzig, Germany
– 5014 / 4010 / 9011. ASPN, Leipzig, Germany
– Verletzbare Subjekte (with Law of Life). ZAK – Centre of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany


– Genius Loci 7. Setareh Gallery, Düsseldorf , Germany
– Resistance I (mit Law of Life). VUNU, Košice, Slovakia
– Resistance II (mit Law of Life). Frappant Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
– Current Residents. Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany
– Perron-Kunstpreis. Stadtgalerie Frankenthal, Frankenthal, Germany
– chromo-. ASPN, Leipzig, Germany
– Interference. Galerie Stephanie Kelly, Dresden, Germany


–  Bilder über Bilder über Bilder über Bilder. (S) Art Prize 2018, Baustelle Schaustelle – Raum für junge Kunst, Essen/Düsseldorf, Germany
– Floating Images of an Object. (S) (C) Künstlerhaus Lauenburg, Lauenburg/Elbe, Germany
– Bilder eines Objektes. (S) ASPN, Leipzig, Germany
– Palmenbingo. ASPN, Leipzig, Germany
– Current Residents. Künstlerhaus Lauenburg, Lauenburg/Elbe, Germany


– Il deserto rosso, Now!. Photographic Collection of the SK Stiftung Kultur of the Sparkasse KölnBonn, Germany
– Unsichere Geschichte. Klemm’s, Berlin, Germany

– Contemporary Landscape. Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, Gimpo, South Korea


Folding Space. (S) Raum.Weisz, Leipzig, Germany
YP_Young Photographers. Gallery Waidspeicher, Kunstverein Erfurt, Germany


Screening. National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Filling the Box with the World outside the Box. AAAD Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague, Czech Republic
Off-Biennale Budapest. Hungarian Cultural Centre, Prague, Czech Republic – Budapest, Hungary


Maybe the Sky is Really Green and We’re Just Colourblind. (S) Raum.Weisz, Leipzig, Germany
SWAP. Motorenhalle Centre of Contemporary Art, Dresden, Germany
Kunsthoch 46. raumLABOR, Cusanuswerk Scholarship Show, Braunschweig, Germany


Julia Eckert: The Ability to Respond. A Postphotographic Practice and the Agency of Matter.
D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig 2021

Mira Anneli Naß: Hybride Prozesse einer posthumanistischen Fotografie.
Künstlerhaus Lauenburg 2019

Public Collections

Kunststiftung DZ BANK, Frankfurt a. M., Germany
Sammlung Hildebrand, G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany
Sammlung des Cusanuswerks, Bonn, Germany