Katja Novitskova, born 1984 in Tallinn, Estonia, lives and works in Berlin and Amsterdam. She was an artist in residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam from 2013 to 2015. Novitskova’s works includes digital cutouts, sculptures, installations and artist publications. In her work she examines ecological and information systems, through an engagement with digital data, exploring the co-evolution of planetary ecosystems and species and the competing forces of human expansion and biodiversity.
Recent solo exhibitions include Public Art Fund (2017); Greene Naftali, New York (2016); Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg (2016); Kunsthalle Lisbon (2015); Salts, Basel (2014), and CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson (2012). Novitskova represented Estonia at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, and her work was also included at the Okayama Art Summit 2016.
She has recently exhibited in group exhibitions at MoMA, New York (2015), the 13th Biennale de Lyon (2015), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2015), Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo (2014) and Fridericianum, Kassel (2013). She was shortlisted for the 2016 Nam June Paik, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany. Her work is in the collections of Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Yuz Museum, Shanghai; Kumu Art Museum, Estonia; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; Boros Collection, Berlin; Moderna Museet, Stockholm and Rubelly Family Collection, Miami.