Katarina Šević


born in 1979, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia/Serbia. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.



current: Phd program, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest
1999–2004 Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Intermedia Department 



2017   Forecasting a Broken Past (with Gergely László, in cooperation with Tehnica Schweiz), aqb Projectspace, OFF-Biennále, Budapest, Hungary

2017   Indexmakers ( in cooperation with Tehnica Schweiz), Le 19 CRAC, Montbéliard, France

2017   Identification - after field trips by Katalin Ladik, Galerie La Box, Bourges, France 

2017   New Props - Safety Joy, acb Gallery attachment, Budapest, Hungary

2016   'New Positions', solo presentation at the Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany

2015   Alfred Palestra, acb Gallery - OFF-Biennale Budapest (in collaboration with Technica Schweiz)

2014   Social motions, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden (in collaboration with Technica Schweiz)  

2013   Imperatores Provinciae (with Tehnica Schweiz), acb Attachment, Budapest
          2 Acts (with Tehnica Schweiz, Hajnal Nemeth), REHkunst, Berlin
2012   Objects of Reference (with Beatrix Szörényi), etc. Gallery, Prague
           Raft Stage, Knoll Gallery, Budapest
           The Heroes of the Shaft (with Tehnica Schweiz), Lumen Gallery, Budapest
2011   The Age of References (with Beatrix Szörényi), Karton Gallery, Budapest
           Heroes of the Shaft, (with Tehnica Schweiz), Space Gallery, Bratislava
           Emotional Space, (with Csaba Nemes), Knoll Gallery, Budapest

2010   Long-term action, (with Gabriella Csoszó), Karton Gallery, Budapest

2009   What I see might blind you, AiR base, Museums Quartier, Vienna
           Atlas / design naïve, Gallery Jeleni, Prague

2006   House Museum, (with Gergely László), Remont Gallery, Belgrade
           House Museum, (with Gergely László), Aula, Art Academy, Budapest
           Packing – case, (with Timea Oravecz), Dorottya Gallery, Budapest

2003   Fitness and Wellness, ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
          Fitness Center, Salon of Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade



2018   The Curfew, with Gergely László, MSUV, Novi Sad, Serbia

2017  'Video: than and now. The C3 Video Collection', Magma Contemporary Art Space, Sf. Gheorghe, Romania
         'Identification – Field exercises after Katalin Ladik', acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
         'The Symbols of Socialist ArtREVISITED', OSA Archive / Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2016  'Dladla 100', University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
         'Damage and Loss', Gdansk Alternativa, Gdansk, Poland
         ‘Acquisitions MSUV’
, MSUV - Contemporary Art Museum of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
         ‘I sleep to wake up, I get up to lie down’, FKSE Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2014   Terra Nova, Gólya, Budapest
           Ten thousand wiles and a hundred thousand tricks, 21Haus, Vienna
           Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, New Museum, New York, United States
Play Time, contemporary art Biennale, Les Ateliers de Rennes, Rennes, France
Mundus Vadit Retro, Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia
2013   Spectres of the Future, CHB, Berlin
           Rick Factor, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen, Hungary
           Exceeded History?, Austrian Cultural Forum, Budapest
           We are not done with the object yet, La box, Bourges, France

2012   Miner's Capriccio / Shifting, Kassak Museum, Budpest
           Reskilling, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen
           The Most Beautiful Building, Mixer festival, Belgrade
           Worn objects, FUGA, Budapest
           Guided Visions, Demo Galéria, Budapest
          Transactions, CEEG, Guatemala, Guatemala

2011   Lost Stories, BWA SOKÓŁ, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nowi Sącz, Poland
          Loophole to Happiness, AMTprojects, Bratislava
          Transactions, Horach Moya Gallery, Palma, Mallorca, Spain
          Lost in Transition, EKKM - Contemporary Museum of Art, Tallinn
          Stücke des Widerstands - Pièces de résistance, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany
          Loophole to Happiness, Futura, Prague
          No One belongs here more than you, Kunsthalle, Budapest
          Loophole to Happiness, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

2010   Loophole to Happiness, Trafo Gallery, Budapest
          Aviva Contemporary Art Award, Kunsthalle, Budapest
          There Has Been No Future, There Will Be No Past, ISCP, New York, United States
          The future of the future, DOX, Prague
          Where do we go from here, Secession, Vienna
          Mute Signs, Academy of Art, Budapest
          Mindig Mindenkinek Mindent, Institute of contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary

2009   Performance III, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna
          Typopass – critical design and conceptual typography, Labor Gallery, Budapest
          Revolutionary Decadence, Kiscelli Museum, Budapest
          Temporary City, Videospace and Közelítés Gallery, Pécs, Hungary
          Interval - A Gallery, Dorottya Gallery, Budapest
          Image and Memory, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary

2008   Cairoscape, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
           We are not ducks on a pond but ships at sea, Trafó Gallery, Budapest
           Folyamatok, Videospace Gallery, Budapest
          Tales around the pavement, CIC, Cairo

2007   Parcella, Impex, Budapest, HU
2007 ‘Social Motions’, Skulpturenpark, Berlin
          Futurama / Reinventing the tradition, CHB, Berlin
          Bunker Design, Hungarian Cultural Center, Moscow

2006   Re_dis_trans, Apexart Gallery, New York, United States



2015   Leopold Bloom Art Award
2012   residency at Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen
2011   workshop Paths Crossing, HIAP, Helsinki
           workshop, Self-publishing in the times of freedom and repression, CVI, Bucharest
2009   residency at Gasworks, London
           residency at q21/tranzit, Museums Quartier, Vienna
2008   residency at CIC - Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo
2005   Stúdió award
2001-  FKSE membership



2011   presentation of the work, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki
          lecture, 'Public spaces, public events, public art', Ludwiginzert, Budapest
2010   book launch, 'We are not ducks on a pond but ships at sea', Labor, Budapest
          workshop and lecture,'Pages as independent space', Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
          public lecture, Symposium 'Le Grand Magasine',
CHB, Berlin
2009   presentation of the work, Gasworks, London
          visiting lecturer, Seminar 'Design politics', Eötvös Loránd University of Humanities (ELTE), Budapest
          Videopresentations, Crosstalk, Labor, Budapest
2007   lecture, 'Paralellism as a condition', CIC, Cairo
          publication launch 'Die Planung', West Balkan, Budapest; West Germany, Berlin
          ‘Europe now | next’, international conference, Collegium Hungaricum, Budapest



2006 -2008 IMPEX - Contemporary art provider (www.impex-info.org), co-initiator with László Gergely, Rita Kálmán, Budapest
2003 -2006 DINAMO - Artist Run Space, co-initiator together with Hajnalka Somogyi, Budapest



2012   Object of reference, artist book with Beatrix Szörényi
          Lumen Station, graphic design
2011   The Heroes of the Shaft, editing, graphic design (http://vimeo.com/25760672)
2010   We are not ducks on a pond, but ships at sea, Independent art spaces, Budapest 1989-2009, initiator, -editor, -publisher

2007   Die Planung, magazine from the future, issues: 2011, 2036, 2048 (www.dieplanung.org),
              co-initiator, -editor, -publisher with Sandra Bartoli, Martin Conrads, Silvan Linden, Levente Polyák
   Lumen book 1, 2 and 3, editing and graphic design
2007   In-between Zones, co-initiator, -editor, -publisher with Rita Kálmán, Mónika Bálint 

2006   Fire Wall, co-initiator, -editor, -publisher with Rita Kálmán
2001 - Pass magazine, art project, -editor, -publisher



ICA - Dunaújváros Institute of Contemporary Art, Hungary
MICA  - Miskolc Institute of Contemporary Art, Hungary