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(janvier-mars 2023)

in Cryogénie - Research-creation space, University of Strasbourg. It is through the practice of tracking – wild animals in forest and rural environments, but also injunctions hidden in street furniture – that Katrin Gattinger develops her recent projects and research, of which she shows with Plan B an inventory of fixtures in Cryogenics. – Space for research-creation. Combining animal gestures (which create significant forms of territorial marking) with forms and materials (which construct the urban environment), these projects invite us to think about the place of wild, liminal animals in the city. They create fictions, ways of taking a place, of adapting, of “dealing with” and of finding solutions, like so many ways out of constraints. Scratching, digging, licking concrete and bitumen, distorting the defensive and anti-homeless design are sculptural gestures. They summon an imaginary of impertinence and insolence in the face of commandments inscribed in forms and invite us to think about our room for maneuver in a controlled environment.

Communiqué de presse / Press release



Personal exhibition at Les Abords in Brest (France) from 7 March to 1 April 2022, following a research-creation residency at the University of Western Brittany (UBO) and the European University Institute of the Sea (IUEM).
The exhibition shows the first projects relating to Katrin Gattinger's research on tricks: between stratagems of the living environment, visual traps and sound lures, it is the Alsatian wildlife milieu that is summoned to play the surprise.
Two monumental works, on the one hand a 32m long photographic frieze of a nocturnal landscape where many presences escape ("Then leave") and on the other hand a vast interactive installation sound-images, made in collaboration with the composer Arno Kristensen, who reverses the game of glances ("Being the Barbarian of a wolf"), are at the heart of this exhibition.

communiqué Nouvelle exposition



L'Atelier, Aix-Marseille University (on the occasion of the empowerment to lead research in the arts)


Rosa Brux, Brussels. Performances.
(Curator : Laurence Schmidlin)
Within the framework of an artistic residence at Rosa Brux.

(2011)

Centre d’art Langage Plus, Alma, Québec.
As part of the program "Residence croisées Alsace/Québec" (Fonds Régional d'art contemporain d'Alsace, Centre européen d'action artistique contemporaine).
See catalog Embûches.

(2011)

(curator Séverine Duhamel), Galerie Duchamp, Centre d'art contemporain d'Yvetot, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, march 11 to april 2011, (catalog with text by Anna Guillo, 2013; english translation availible).

invitation exposition "Justement"



Les Moyens du bord, 4e Biennale Internationale Design St Etienne.


Lavitrine, association LAC&S, Limoges.
See catalog Katrin Gattinger - Orthèses.

(2003)

Within the exhibition programme of 24 jours, APPA, cérap, salle Michel Journiac, UFR Arts Plastiques, Université de Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, campus universitaire, Fontenay-aux-Roses (catalogue CD-Rom épuisé)

Article de Nathalie Delbard pour Paris-art.com



(with Kristina Depaulis, Yvan Le Bozec), Jardin d’Hélys, St Médard D’Excideuil, ADDC Arts plastiques, Dordogne.